Designed by the Howard Brothers out of Detroit, Michigan and manufactured by Whitney. The barrel is marked "CHARLES HOWARD'S-PATENTS.OF-SEPT. 26.-AND.-OCT.10. 1865.-AND-MAY.15.1866". Straight grip stock with blued steel crescent buttplate. Provenance: The Milan J. Turk Collection
Good, showing an even brown patina on the metal surfaces, mostly legible markings, and a numerous dings and scratches in the stock. Mechanically fine.