Revolver

Production date
1872-1875
Description
A Smith and Wesson New Model 1 1/2 breech loading rimfire five chambered .32 calibre revolver. Ejector rod missing. The revolver is has a single action, front and rear sights, a stud trigger and a birds head butt. " 119740 " is marked on the butt." Smith & Wesson Springfield , Mass. Pat Apr 8,55; July 5,59 Nov21,65 " is also marked on the weapon.
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Production date
1872-1875
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This revolver is likely to have come to New Zealand with a American immigrant or on an American ship visiting here for trade.
Accession number
A76.960
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