Manhattan 5 shot cylinder antique revolver authentic 19th century roll engraved cylinder

MANHATTEN .36 caliber PERCUSSION REVOLVER

Percussion Revolver

Maker: Manhattan Fire Arms Mfg. Co., Newark, New Jersey

SKU: S182 Category:

Description

A nice Manhattan Navy type .36 caliber percussion, 5 shot revolver with a desirable 6 1/2″ barrel.  Manhattan Fire Arms took advantage of Colt’s patent for revolving firearms, as it was about to expire, in 1857.  It is a series three variation, serial number 34904, with walnut grips and silver plated brass triggerguard and backstrap.  The cylinder engraving depicts military and Naval scenes.

 

Caliber: .36 percussion

Overall Length: 11.625″

Barrel Length: 6.5″

 

Condition: Barrel retains approx. 80% original blue – Cylinder has a full scene and a nice plum blue/brown patina – Brass retains approx. 30% original silver plating – Grips retain most of a re-varnish – Loading lever, frame and hammer show considerable original case hardening – Nice bore with some staining – Action very crisp

 

Questions: Call 801-554-5120

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