A Volcanic Repeating Arms Company lever action navy pistol
Serial no. 1428, .41 caliber. 8 inch barrel marked The Volcanic/Repeating Arms Co./Patent New Haven, Ct. Feb. 14, 1854. Varnished walnut grips.
Condition: Fair to good. Barrel cleaned to grey metal and showing numerous marks to the front section and scattered patches of light pitting with some areas of deep pitting at breech; front sight missing; markings generally sharp. Magazine spring button missing, the retaining nut at the muzzle a modern replacement. Brass with dark patina and showing scattered marks. Lever with areas of pitting. Action needs slight adjustment. Grips with 85-90% varnish showing wear at butt, numerous light marks and chip at left rear toe.