.38 Colt, 3.5" barrel, S/N 323548. Blued and color case hardened finish, brass triggerguard and backstrap, varnished walnut grip. Single action, 5-shot factory produced open top cartridge revolver from left over percussion revolver parts, serial numbered in the end of the M1849 production sequence. Two-line New York barrel address, two-date in two-line patent marking on frame. Visible numbers matching, unnumbered wedge.
Very good. Retains some strong blue with fading and loss, scattered surface oxidation and some small patches of roughness. Frame with some case color. Mechanically functional, very good bore with some pitting. Grip with much of the varnish, some light wear and loss and some scattered handling marks.