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IDENTIFIED CIVIL WAR S & W REVOLVER

Price: $1,250.00
Availability: in stock
Prod. Code: IR69

Identified Civil War Smith & Wesson No. 1 second issue revolver. .22 short rimfire, 7-shot. Serial #31011 matching. Left side panel in beautiful period script "J. M. BYERS / WASHN. PA.". Roster sheet shows 1st Sergeant James M Byers from Washington, PA enlisting 09/13/1862 with the 6th Pennsylvania Infantry, Company 'F'. Barrel and cylinder are a smooth mottled grey, top of barrel and cylinder with clear Smith & Wesson markings. Barrel hinge is tight, no play. Good bore, will clean better. Frame and backstrap with generous amounts of original nickel plating still remaining, exhibiting some age flaking. 2-piece rosewood grips are very good+ showing practically all of the original varnish. Mechanics are very good, safety cock does not hold, a minor adjustment. Accompanied by xerox of enlistment roster.