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SN 5468. Cal. 41 RF. Nickel finish with 3″ rnd bbl, integral pinch blade front sight & 2-line address. Sight groove in top strap has the 1871 patent date. Cylinder is unusual with 4 chambers made in four leaf clover pattern. Mounted with 2-pc smooth bird head grips matching numbered to this revolver. Bottom of bbl has an attached ejector pin. There were about 9950 of these revolvers produced in 3 different variations in the period 1871-1876. These little revolvers were quite popular as hideout guns for their compact size and reasonably power cartridge. They are rarely found today with high orig finish, with most having seen hard service. PROVENANCE: The Estate Collection of Phil A. Bleakney, Jr. CONDITION: Extremely fine plus, all matching. Overall retains 97-98% crisp, orig nickel with the only loss slight flaking around the muzzle. Appears to be new and unfired. Grips are crisp & new with only faint sharp edge wear. Mechanics are very stiff, probably from old dried grease, but function well. Brilliant shiny bore. 49059-129 JR (1,500-2,500) – Lot 1077

Auction: Firearms - October 2015
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