Manufactured between 1861 and 1874. Standard markings and 75% coverage floral scroll engraving.
Fine as refinished, retaining 40% blue finish with the balance a brown patina, light handling evidence, and some age cracking on the slightly ill-fitting grip. Mechanically excellent.
The included factory letter confirms the barrel length and caliber when it was shipped on September 7, 1865, to J. W. Storrs of New York City. The letter further states that the engraving and pearl grips were likely handled by Storrs. The engraving is 75% coverage New York style floral scroll. Provenance: The Roger Muckerheide Collection
Fine, retaining 35% plus retailer applied blue finish with the balance a brown patina, some light oxidation in areas, and a few small chips to the grips. Mechanically functions with loose barrel.
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