Serial Number: 5852
Year of Manufacture: Modern
Caliber: .38 Special / .357 Magnum
Action Type: Single Action
Markings: The left side of the barrel is marked “Cal .357 Magnum”. The underside of the frame in front of the grip frame is marked “5852”. The front of the cylinder is stamped with a “5” and a “2”. The cylinder is also marked with a proof symbol.
Barrel Length: 4 ¾”
Sights / Optics: The revolver has a groove in the frame rear sight and a blade front sight.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The grips are brown wood with a few minor scratches and dents. The grips rate in about Very Good overall condition.
Type of Finish: The barrel and cylinder are blue, while the frame is color case hardened, and the grip frame is brass.
Finish Originality: All original.
Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no erosion.
Overall Condition: This revolver retains about 20% of its metal finish. The right side of the frame has had numbers etched into it and then partially ground off, and there are scratch marks on the right side of the frame as well. The finish on the barrel and cylinder is badly worn, and both have numerous scratches. The screw heads are slightly damaged but serviceable. The markings are readable. Overall, this revolver rates in about Good condition.
Mechanics: The action functions correctly. The cylinder lockup is a little loose. We have not fired this revolver.
Box, Paperwork & Accessories: None
Our Assessment: An early Italian reproduction of the famous Colt Peacekeeper. This is a nice serviceable revolver for the beginning cowboy action shooter.
. CA Legal or CA Private Party Transferable: This revolver can be transferred in California and can also be transferred to a California resident as a private party transfer (PPT) at our shop in Simi Valley. This does not apply to out of state buyers.
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