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Largest selection of genuine antique weapons for sale in UK. See our website andrewbottomley.com Ref 3845. A scarce spur trigger Whitneyville 5 shot .32 calibre rimfire revolver. Circa 1871-1879. Faintly marked on the top of the 2.5 inch octagonal barrel WHITNEYVILLE ARMOURY CT U.S.A PAT MAY 23,1871. The Whitneyville Armory is located in Whitneyville Connecticut. This area today near Hamden Connecticut was so named due to its association with the famous Eli Whitney, the inventor of the Cotton Gin. Whitney also manufactured firearms, such as Springfield Muskets and his son also named Eli Whitney, followed in his footsteps. The factory was expanded and the area became known as Whitneyville, making firearms throughout the 19th century. Eventually, after several consolidations the factory became Whitneyville Armory. Wooden birds head grips. Action in good working order. In good condition retaining most of it's original nickel finish with a few minor scratches & blemishes. Overall length 7.5 inches. Ref 3845. This is an obsolete antique item and is sold as a collectors item only. No Licence is required in the United Kingdom. If you wish to purchase this item please visit our website andrewbottomley.com where you can pay by credit/debit card. Established 1968.