Identified Smith and Wesson Model Number One, Second Issue, c. 1860-65, serial number 30594, bone grips, silver-plated frame, blued cylinder and barrel, engraved on the backstrap A. Libby. Co. H. 27.th Me. Reg., marked on top of barrel SMITH & WESSON SPRINGFIELD MASS, overall lg. 7 in.
Note: Arthur Libby served in the 27th Maine Regiment during 1862-63, then enlisted in the 30th Maine Regiment.
Gun is in very good condition with much of its blueing left on the barrel and cylinder and functions properly.
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