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
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