VERY RARE METROPOLITAN POLICE revolver by Maltby, Curtiss & Co. in .32 rimfire.
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Category: .32 Revolvers - Antique Revolvers - Cartridge
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Seller: United Sportsmen's Company
Company: United Sportsmen's Company
Member Since: 5/4/11
First Name: Brendan
Last Name: Walsh
Country: United States
Phone: (815) 599-5690
Number of Active Listings: 1934
Seller: FFL Dealer
Return Policy: 3 day inspection and return policy on used guns.
Payment Types Accepted: Money Order, Cashier Checks, Visa, MC, & Discover
This is a very rare METROPOLITAN POLICE revolver by Maltby, Curtiss & Co. in .32 rimfire. Very unique, it is a solid frame, it looks like a top break, but the toogle looking device on top does not pull up, it slides forward. It is it's safety feature, when pulled back it won't allow hammer to be pulled, when pushed forward it allows hammer to be cocked. Cylinder pin is released by pushing the round button on left side that has screw in it. Grips are unbelieveable. They are in great shape, no chips or cracks. Very ornate. Has Maltby Curtiss insignia in circle. And has everything on grips...fish, sailboats, flamingo's spades etc. Has 85% to 90% original nickel, having discolored areas where nickel is missing as shown in pics. Mainly on cylinder and trigger guard, some on frame by grips. Still has some case color on hammer. Works well in single and double action. You have to push trigger back, must need spring. Marked METROPOLITAN POLICE on top of barrel and on left side MALTBY, CURTISS & CO. NEW YORK U.S.A. PAT APR 23, 78 AUG 28 83 FEB 26 84. Antique can be sent direct. Shown in the book Handguns Americana by De Witt sell 1972 page 117 in the chapter American cartidge revolvers safeties. Buyer pays a fixed s/h/i rate of $30.00. Shipping price is quoted for the lower 48 states, Alaska and Hawaii pay actual s/h costs. We ship USPS. Please note: theprice reflects a cash, money order, or cashier check 3% discount, for credit cards please add 3% to the total. We accept the following: Visa, MasterCard and Discover. Sales Tax will be charged toIsales (6 ¾%). Payment due within 7 days. We ship to FFL dealers only. Buyer is responsible for finding a FFL to handle the firearms transfer. CA sales welcome!!