7.5mm caliber, 5.875" barrel, S/N 39770. Blued finish, checkered walnut grips. Double action, 12-shot pinfire revolver with loading gate and ejector rod on right side and lanyard ring in butt. Lower right of frame marked London. Top of barrel engraved F. PRIMAVESI & SON CARDIFF. Birmingham commercial proof marks in cylinder flutes and on barrel. Revolver is contained in an English oak casing with two lidded compartments, dividers and a dark blue baize lining. The firm of F. Primavesi & Son was a high end retailer that operated in Cardiff, Wales during the last half of the 19th century, specializing in porcelain.
Good. Metal with a mottled and oxidized patina, showing some surface roughness and minor pitting. Mechanically functional, moderately oxidized bore with some pitting. Grips with crisp checkering with scattered dings. Casing with some minor surface mars, and minor separations beginning on the front corners of the lid. Interior with some wear and fading, with damage from the front sight.