Manufactured in 1892. The accompanying factory letter lists this revolver with a 7 1/2 inch barrel in .38-40 caliber, blue finish and type of stocks not listed when shipped to Fletcher, Jenks & Co. of Detroit, Michigan, on September 19, 1892. The barrel has "38 W.C.F." on the left side and one-line Hartford address on the top. The left side of the frame has the two-line patent dates marking with a circled Rampant Colt. Matching serial numbers on the frame, trigger guard and back strap. Provenance: The Richard Atkinson Collection, Property of a Gentleman
Very good plus, retaining 30% original blue finish and 20% original case colors in the protected areas, otherwise the revolver has a smooth gray patina. The grips are very good showing wear and some chipping along the high edge. Mechanically excellent.
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