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    Forehand & Wadsworth Swamp Angel Pocket Revolver.
    Serial no. 5569, .41 caliber rimfire, 2 5/8-inch octagonal barrel with address reading: FOREHAND & WADSWORTH WORCESTER,MASS US/PAT. SEPT. 24 OCT. 22/61-JANY 27 72. Top of frame stamped: SWAMP ANGEL. Matching serial numbers on back of cylinder and on butt. Barrel with line and dot border engraving. Cylinder and frame with floral engraving over punch dot background similar to factory engraving style. 1875-dated hand etched inscription on right barrel flat. Smooth rosewood grips. (see Flaydermann 8A-060).

    Condition: Fine. Retaining approximately 80-90% original nickel-plating. All factory markings sharp. Cylinder pin keeper is absent. Ejector rod absent. Grips excellent. Action does not lock up. Manufactured c1870.

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