GRISWOLD REVOLVER. SN 3585. This is a typical late model Griswold which lack some of the features of earlier guns. Albaugh in his book on Confederate handguns lists the last SN known to him as 3606. Even though we know there is at least another gun later than that. This gun was found in the attic of a home in Seymour, Jackson County, Indiana, probably around the turn of the century. It has been in the same family every since. The son (consignor) inherited this gun in the 1980s. It was taken to a North Vernon gunsmith and a new mainspring was made for it. Gun appears to be all orig with exception of wedge, mainspring, and several screws. The SN 3585 occurs on bbl housing and frame. The SN 3552 appears on the cyl. The secondary number 15 is found on triggerguard and hammer. A Roman numeral XXVIII also appears on triggerguard. Roman numeral VII appears on backstrap. A cryptic A occurs on bottom of bbl, back of frame and on triggerguard. No markings appear on stocks, however, they appear orig to the gun. No secondary number is found on loading assembly but this is not unusual on these late production guns. Though this gun has been cleaned and made functional in the 1950s by a gunsmith, all major parts appear orig and authentic. This is a good opportunity to buy a late model Griswold possibly brought home as a souvenir by a Union Jackson County soldier. A family letter accompanies this guessing as to who may have brought this gun back. CONDITION: Bbl and cyl are cleaned and gray. Brass frame triggerguard and backstrap are clean. Stocks appear sanded and revarnished. The screw that holds loading arm to bbl housing is replaced with screw with nut. 4-30718 JS32 (15,000-20,000)
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