Rare Savage & North Figure 8 Navy Model Revolver .36 caliber (AH8436)
Serial No. 56, circa 1856-1859, .36 caliber, 7 1/8" octagonal barrel. This is example is a Second variation of the first model with total production being approximately 250. Metal is a a bright grey patina with scattered areas of smooth surface oxidation. Bore shows strong rifling with oxidation in the grooves. Brass is a nice antiqued patina, Action indexes and functions correctly. Top of the barrel is marked "E. SAVAGE. MIDDLETOWN. CT/H.S. NORTH PATENTED JUNE 17TH, 1856". Under loading lever is the number "56".