Manufactured in the 1870s. Blade front and hammer notch rear sights, with the one-line New York address on the barrel, with the ejector mounted to the right side and a filled-in rammer slot. The cylinder and recoil shield have been properly reconfigured, with the 1871/1872 "Two July" patent dates on the frame, "B" and "36 CAL" on the left side of the trigger guard, and an unmarked set of one piece grips.
Fine, with 50% of the original nickel plated finish, showing areas of mixed gray patina, brown spotting, and general edge wear and handling marks. The wedge is unnumbered, and the cylinder has been renumbered to match the frame. The grip straps are turning an aged mustard color, with a few traces of silver and some dings. The grips are good, with some varnish loss and dents. Mechanically fine. Provenance: The John Fox Collection.
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