New Haven, CT, 1826 - 1888, interestingly "produced the first Colt revolvers"
two trigger revolver
Whitney two trigger revolver, serial # 53, 4"
octagonal cylinder with inscription E. WHITNEY N. HAVEN CT. and pole front sight,
caliber .32 percussion, 5-shot cylinder. The front trigger is to release the
cylinder to hand-revolve, the trigger inside the guard is to fire. On the
right side of the frame is additional PATENT APPLIED FOR. Varnished grips. The
revolver is nickel-plated, the barrel, trigger guard and cylinder release blued.
The function is good, the plating is worn and there are some pitted areas.
Flayderman's' # 5J-087: infringement to Colt's single action patent, only about 600 produced. $2,250.