Third Model P.W. Porter Turret Rifle
Third Model P.W. Porter Turret Rifle, c. 1850s, serial number 856, .38 caliber, walnut buttstock with iron buttplate, steel frame, steel eight-shot cylinder, octagonal barrel marked ADDRESS/P.W. PORTER/NEW-YORK and P.W. PORTER'S/PATENT/1851., barrel lg. 26, overall lg. 44 1/4 in.
Stock has a few dings and nicks, steel parts are a light brown color.
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