Largest selection of genuine antique weapons for sale in UK, visit our website andrewbottomley.com Ref no 9238. A good American Manhattan 5 shot .36 calibre Percussion Revolver, with a 6.5 inch barrel. Circa 1860-1865. The barrel marked with the address "Manhattan Fire Arms Co. Newark N.J". The cylinder engraved in five oval panels with military and naval scenes & engraved "Patented Dec 27th 1859". Good overall condition showing some normal signs of use. All matching serial numbers including the wedge. The inside of the grip is engraved "UNION". Action is very crisp and in good working order. Manhattan Revolvers are known to have been carried by Union Officers during the American Civil War. Similar to the Colt Navy but a slightly smaller size they were extremely popular as an extra back-up handgun. A nice original Civil War era pistol. Ref 9238.This is an antique weapon and is sold as a collectors item only. No Licence is required in the United Kingdom.
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