A Remington-Rider Pocket Revolver. With sighted octagonal barrel, stamped ‘MANUFACTURED BY REMINGTONS ILION NY RIDER PT AUG 17 1858 MAY 3 1859’. With closed frame, plain cylinder converted to rim-fire, with chequered hard rubber grips, retaining most of its original nickel finish.
The Remington Rider Pocket Percussion Revolver was one of the first double action revolvers manufactured in quantity in the U.S. circa 1860-73 and the distinctive action was designed by Joseph Rider.
Bore: .31 Metallic Cartridge Conversion