VERY RARE Plants Cup Primed large frame Army .42 cal revolver, often carried as a personal side arm during the Civil War. Functions very good, has most of so=ilver plate on the large brass frame. Right side grip has an age crack, but grip is solid. Has dents on the cylinder. Overall a very nice and rarely encountered gun. This looks like the third modelBarrel marked: : PLANTS MFG. CO. NEW HAVEN, CT, and on side of barrel; MERWIN & BRAY, NEW YORK.
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I am an estate dealer, and buy whole contents of homes, mostly gun smith's estates. Been doing this for 40 years. Never know what I'll find next.We look for the unusual, we don't buy new guns from wholesalers, and resell! !KEEP CHECKING MY INVENTORY. We don't do feedback this isn't EBAY! Thank you.