Make: Armi San Paolo (DGG) / Lyman
Model: 1860 Army
Serial Number: 29212
Year of Manufacture: 1980
Caliber: .44 Cap and Ball
Action Type: Single Action, Percussion
Markings: The left side of the barrel is marked “Model 1860 Army .44 Cal.” The right side of the barrel is marked “For Black Powder Only Made in Italy” and with 2 proof marks. The top of the barrel is marked “Lyman – Middlefield Conn.” The bottom of the receiver and the bottom of the barrel are marked “29212”. The right side of the receiver is marked with 2 proof marks and the date code AF. The cylinder is engraved with a naval battle scene. br>
Barrel Length: 7 3/4”
Sights / Optics: The revolver is mounted with a “V “notch in the hammer and a blade front sight.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The grips are brown hard wood. There are just minor handling marks present.There are no cracks nor chips. The grips rate in about Excellent overall condition.
Type of Finish: The cylinder and barrel are blue. The frame, hammer and loading lever are case hardened and the grip frame is chome.
Finish Originality: All Original.
Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp and deep. There is no erosion.
Overall Condition: This revolver retains about 99% of its metal finish. The very top of the front sight shows a little wear. There are just a few scufss from handling. The Screw heads are undamaged. The markings are sharp and clear. Overall, this revolver rates in about Excellent condition.
Mechanics: The action functions correctly. The cylinder lock-up is tight. We have not fired this revolver.
Box, Paperwork & Accessories: None.
Our Assessment: One of the most popular cap and ball revolvers ever made. This was a mainstay in the Civil War and a favorite of gunfighter John Wesley Hardin. This revolver is good looking in almost new condition and would be great for anyone interested in the dark side; cap and ball.
CA Legal or CA Private Party Transferable: This cap and ball revolver is classified as an antique and can be sold to anyone 18 years of age with valid ID.
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