z-Sold Antique Frontier Army Revolver

z-Sold Antique Frontier Army Revolver

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Description

This revolver was made in Belgium for the American market in the 1880s. An interesting ANTIQUE REVOLVER in 44-40 WCF with a 5 3/8 in. barrel. It is stamped "Frontier Army" on the top strap and below that 44 WCF. It locks up tight, cycles, and all parts function. These guns were offer by Sears Roebuck and Mongomery Wards in the 1880s.

The rear cylinder face shows"ELG" in an oval proof mark. The butt plate has a lanyard ring.  The gun has smooth brown patina with traces of old nickel plate. The striking feature is the magnificent grips. They have an elephant head  at the top and on the bottom a Griffin. The trigger guard has a trigger guard spur. The spur indicates this is one of the earlier Frontier Army variations.
The bore is dark with shallow rifling. Many of these were used in Wild West Show performances for use in shooting glass target balls.
These revolvers were carried in the Old West.
 This is an ANTIQUE and can be shipped directly to you. 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.
Adult Signature required.




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