Manufactured in 1863-1865. "J. REID N.Y. CITY/PATD. APL. 28. 1863" marked barrel. Matching serial numbers.
Fair with scattered moderate pitting on the polished surfaces. Grips are good with some handling marks and mild crazing. Mechanically fine.
Only an estimated 1,200 were manufactured c. 1862-1864. "Straight Line" frame variant with ejector rod. "JAMES. P. FITCH.N.Y. PHOENIX. REVOLVER." marked barrel. Matching serial numbers.
Fair with scattered moderate pitting and some scattered dings. Grips are good with some handling marks and mild crazing. Mechanically fair (broken release for the loading gate).
Early marking "ADDRESS W. IRVING. 20. CLIFF. ST. N.Y." on the barrel. Matching serial numbers. Provenance: The Milan J. Turk Collection
Very good overall with traces of original blue, gray patina on the frame, scattered light spotting, light pitting, and some light handling marks and light crazing at the bottom edges of the grips. Mechanically excellent.
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