European Transition revolver, .36 Caliber. Barrel unmarked. Checkered wooden stocks, metal frame, octagonal barrel. Barrel length – 5". Overall length – 11 1/2". Note: The idea behind the design of the barrel and loading lever to the existing design of the revolving pepperbox was to compete with the Colt's revolvers and circumvent the patents. Mid 19th century. CONDITION: Double action excellent. "Nipples" are battered. Finish is mottled brown with some blue.
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