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Rare Antique Engraved Hood Revolver 41 Rim Fire 3 ½ Inch Barrel

  • Price: $895.00
  • Maker: Hood
  • Model: Spur Trigger
  • Caliber: .41 RF

  • Description: Serial #4752, .41 Rim Fire, 3 inch barrel with a mostly dark bore with strong rifling and moderate roughness. This is a Hood Firearms Company spur trigger revolver manufactured in the late 1870's to mid 1880's in Norwich, Connecticut. The beautifully engraved revolver is marked on the barrel Hood F.A. Co. Pat. Apr. 6 1875 with CAL 41 on the lower frame and with all numbered parts matching. The frame shows expert foliate punch dot engraving with geometric patterns on the barrel and cylinder. It is in excellent condition with 90-92% original bright nickel finish remaining on the metal parts with flaking around the muzzle, top strap and cylinder which are now plum-brown. The hammer and trigger show generous amounts of slightly muted case color and the rosewood grips, numbered to the gun, are near excellent with small surface scratches in the original high gloss varnish finish. A rare large caliber Hood revolver with excellent engraving that remains in excellent condition. Antique