.450CF caliber, 5" barrel, S/N 87. Blued and color case hardened finish, checkered one-piece walnut grip. Double action, 5-shot revolver built on John Thomas' 1869 patent for a breech loading revolver with simultaneous extraction activated by pivoting the barrel and pulling it forward. Left side of frame engraved THOMAS' PATENT No779 over No 87. Top strap is retailer engraved JOHN HANSON, LINCOLN. Includes Tipping and Lawden hammer safety thumbscrew on left of frame. London proof marks, barleycorn front sight, rear sight notch in rear of frame, lanyard ring in butt.
Very good. Retains much of the vivid case coloring on the barrel and cylinder with some blue remaining on the frame, much of which has flaked or worn. Markings remain clear and crisp. Mechanically functional, fine bore, fine grip with sharp checkering and some scattered dings.