.36 caliber, 7.5" octagonal-to-round barrel, marked on the top flat CSA. cylinder with 12 cylinder stops, S/N 1792, marked on the frame, backstrap and trigger guard, barrel, and the bottom of the wedge. Four small dots are stamped on the recoil shield at the bottom of the frame. A cryptic letter "W" is stamped on the front left side of the trigger guard. On the bottom of the right grip in a scrolled parallelogram is a WH which stands for Captain Wescom Hudgins, Confederate Arms Inspector. Walnut grips with brass backstrap and trigger guard.
This revolver is in fantastic condition retaining a lot of the untouched original blue finish. All edges are sharp and crisp. Cylinder retains a lot of the original blue finish with some plum bleeding through. Frame and loading lever with nice untouched mottled grey. Brass backstrap and trigger guard have a nice dark untouched patina. Grips are outstanding with most of the original varnished finish and very clear cartouche on the bottom of the grip.