Original Civil War Period Metropolitan Arms Navy Pistol .36 Caliber In Good Working Condition. A .36 SIX-SHOT SINGLE-ACTION PERCUSSION NAVY MODEL REVOLVER
METROPOLITAN ARMS CO., NEW-YORK, SERIAL NO. 2840, CIRCA 1865
With octagonal sighted barrel with 'METROPOLITAN ARMS CO. NEW-YORK' address, cylinder with traces of battle scene and faint legend 'NEW ORLEANS APRIL 1862', plain frame, brass grip-strap and trigger-guard, one-piece walnut grips, and matching numbers
7½in (19cm) barrel. Produced 1864-66. These are exactly like the Colt Navy model. This serial places it at late Civil War production. trigger fires the gun.The loading lever is still intact and works well. The spring is tight and smooth and it does work and cock and fire. The chamber revolves perfectly. A beautiful working display pistol. Many Civil War soldiers carried private purchase “back up” weapons as illustrated in the photo above. This gun has no condition issues, except slight surface mild pitting (see photos) and a chip in the grip, Possible replacement screw, and is 100% guaranteed to be authentic, and unaltered. In collectors grade condition, a very nice working artifact. Complete museum documentation (COA) provided. This is a pre-1898 antique gun so no federal registration is required. Although this is a working gun we do not recommend firing antique guns. If you decide to shoot it, we will not be held liable for any results. You are responsible for knowing your local laws. No sales to New Jersey, New York City, D.C., or outside the United States. No PayPal on antique fire arms Credit Card only.