Serial #628 of 700 Produced!
Records show that 536 of these revolvers were purchased by the Federal government in 1861. Nearly all those guns were subsequently issued to the 2nd & 3rd Michigan Volunteer Cavalry regiments. This example is in very sound condition example with no pitting and most of the original varnish on grips. The barrel is marked in two lines, on the left octagon barrel flat: ALLEN & WHEELOCK . WORCHESTER, MASS. U.S. / ALLEN’s PT’s . JAN . 13 . DEC . 15 . 1857 . SEPT. 7, 1858. Action is mechanically excellent. Wonderful example of a rare Army revolver!
Inventory Number: HAN 161 / SOLD