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Joslyn Navy Percussion Revolver
« on: November 12, 2012, 11:49:50 AM »

Joslyn Navy Percussion Revolver

"JOSLYN NAVY PERCUSSION REVOLVER. SN 1109. Cal. 44. Very rare martial revolver with 7-7/8" oct bbl, dovetail front sight with 2-line bbl marking and with a 3-pc rammer. It has an unusual side hammer with cylinder pin inserted through rear like the 1855 Colts. It also has coarse checkered 2-pc walnut grips. This is one of only 100 of these revolvers purchased by the Navy in Oct. 1861. There was a total of 1,000 more purchased on open market through a New York dealer through April 1862. This one has a small anchor on bottom flat of bbl by serial number

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