Manufactured from 1868 to 1881 with this example having a profuse period New York floral scroll engraving and two-tone finish. Matching assembly marks on the grip frame, cylinder and barrel. The barrel and frame are plated in nickel. The extractor rod and cylinder are plated in gold. Provenance: The Milan J. Turk Collection
Very fine as period New York engraved, retaining 95% original nickel plating with some flaking mostly on the grip straps. The cylinder and ejector rod retain nearly 97% replated gold. The engraving is crisp. The grips are also excellent with limited handling marks and attractive color and grain. Mechanically excellent.