authentic 19th century Henry V. Wadsworth Sullivan Forehand Bulldog spur trigger suicide special Allen and Wheellock revolver oct barrel rare


“Swamp Angel” Revolver

Maker: Henry V. Wadsworth & Sullivan Forehand, Worchester, Mass

Serial Number: 9336

SKU: SS331 Category:


A “Swamp Angel” pistol made by Forehand and Wadsworth.  It is a spur trigger revolver with a nickle finish and, what appear to be, rosewood grips.  It has a 5 shot, non fluted, cylinder.  The name “Swamp Angel”, stamped on the top strap, came from a, mid-century, New York street gang or a Civil War Coast Artillery piece of the same names.  No one knows, for sure.   It is stamped “FOREHAND & WASWORTH // WORCHESTER.MASS” on the left side of the barrel.  The serial number is stamped on the butt strap, “9336”.


Caliber: .41 rimfire cartridge

Overall Length: 4.50″

Barrel Length: 1.60″


Condition: Retains a large percentage of its original nickle finish – Barrel markings are weak – Hammer and Trigger show considerable amounts of case hardening – Grips are very good with only minor marks – Action is crisp – Bore is good with strong rifling


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