The most exciting of all the early 19th Century Pocket pistols were the .41's. The vast majority of production were the .22's, .32's, and some .38's, the smallest quantity being the .41's. Generally barrel lengths were 2-1/2 to 3 inches, so a 1-7/8 inch FACTORY barrel length is rare , and for the collector, very desirable.
Of the 19th century Pocket Pistols, none had a more colorful name than the SWAMP ANGEL from Forehand & Wadsworth.
This example, Serial No.XXXXX exudes character. It has about 99.9% of all the original factory nickel plating, with only a few "pepper spots" on the finish. It has ORIGINAL Ivory grips, which further enhance the appearance. The mechanical features ALL operate perfectly for loading, cocking, and firing.
ALL factory applied marking are clear and strong, to include the scarce side barrel manufacturers address, and the Model Designation of Swamp Angel on top of the frame. A powerful Pocket Pistol, in a scarce barrel length.
This is an ANTIQUE and can be shipped directly to you. Adult signature required. Sold as an Antique ~ no guarantees, warranties, or liabilities for any actual usage. If any firearms are to be used for shooting purposes, a qualified gunsmith should inspect them first.