MANHATTAN .36 CALIBER “NAVY” TYPE REVOLVER

$1,395.00 SOLD

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Item Code: 123-7008

Manufactured in Newark New Jersey between 1858 and 1868 the estimated quantity is 78,000 pistols. The 36 caliber 5 and 6 shoot cylinders are roll engraved in 5 different military scenes. Barrel lengths come in 4, 5 or 6 inch. The finish is blued except for the frame, hammer and trigger that are case hardened. Brass gripstraps are silver plated. The one-piece grips are varnished walnut.

This revolver is serial number 10771 and all the numbers match except the wedge. The 6 ½ inch barrel is stamped MANHATTAN FIRE ARMS MFG CO, NEW YORK. The 5 shot cylinder shows strong engraving and PATENTED DEC. 27, 1858. Some traces of casehardening still visible on the frame and hammer. No traces of silver visible. Grips are good with only minor scratches from normal use. Action is tight and fully functional. This is what Flayderman calls a Series II revolver.

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