Civil War Wm. Uhlinger Mfr Brass Framed .32 Rimfire Revolver
Unique Civil War Rim fire Cartridge Revolver mfrd by Wm. Uhlinger, Philadelphia, Pa. Rare brass framed revolver in six shot in .32 cal. with 5" Octagon barrel. He infringed on Smith & Wesson Rollin white patent & to avoid detection he made these pistol under 4 different names. This revolver has D.D. Cone Washington, D C markings. Cone was a patent attorney who did not market these arms. It is known that at least 50% of these guns has no markings at all. These revolvers were mfrd from 1861-1865 & this revolver has 602 serial no. so should have been mfrd in 1861 or 62. Serial no. is on the Cylinder, bottom of barrel & butt on inside of both two piece rosewood grips. The brass frame, back strap & butt has a beautiful untouched patina & I have not cleaned. The 5" oct. barrel has smooth metal & great patina. Original front sight intact. The original Bullet extractor rod is intact & can be removed. Rosewood grips on this revolver are in good condition with old period repair on the left grip. These revolvers were no doubt used by soldiers on both sides during the Civil War. Action works good on this revolver. A really unique with rare brass frame Rimfire Uhlinger .32 Cal. Rimfire Revolver.