Manufactured in 1900. This revolver is one of only 160 Bisley model revolvers chambered in .32 Colt. One-line Hartford address on top of the barrel, "(BISLEY MODEL) 32 COLT." on the left of the barrel, two-line patent dates and circled Rampant Colt on the left of the frame, and matching numbers on the frame, trigger guard, and back strap, and unnumbered grips. The last three digits (146) of the serial number are stamped on the rear face of the cylinder. The included copy of the factory letter confirms the .32 Colt caliber with grips not listed as well as shipment to William Read & Sons in Boston, Massachusetts on 12 April 1900.
Fine, retains 70% original blue finish and 50% original case colors with the balance a brown-grey patina. The chocolate colored grips are very fine with some light handling marks, light wear, and well-defined checkering. Mechanically excellent.
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