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    This might be why it has no front sight ,DunnoClick image for larger version. 

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    Don

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    Quote Originally Posted by BAW View Post
    If you look at the picture shown by RTR you will see a screw head on the side of the frame just below the cylinder pin. It is part of the spring-loaded latch that holds the pin in. This method was adopted in 1896. Yours is older, as the pin is retained by a screw entering from the front of the frame, and would require the use of a screwdriver to get the pin out to remove the cylinder. Examples with this style of retaining screw were not marked with the rampant horse logo. The faint numbers you see on the frame are the patent dates.
    Correct you are BAW. Check very closely on the flat area under the frame in front of the trigger guard to see if by mear chance the serial numbers remain, should be below the 165,000 range if still ledgeable, you could find year of manufacture then. Probably cut down to use as a close range belly gun. Some old timers were skilled at point and shoot though. Neat find.
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    Bill B

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    Wow that is a beautiful find congratulations
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    Very cool revolver! Thank you for posting and for all the other information from other posters!

 

 
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