November 01, 2016 10:00 AM EDT Cincinnati


Reid Model No 2 "My Friend" Knuckle-Duster

.32 RF, 1.75" round barrel. Single action, spur trigger revolver with 5-shot cylinder. Serial number 13380. Face of cylinder numbered 3669. Brass frame with plating and scroll engraving. Left side of top strap marked: MY FRIEND DEC. 26, 1865 and top of barrel also marked MY FRIEND. A very scarce variant of the Reid "knuckler," only about 100 were manufactured with barrels during 1877. These guns are typically encountered in the 13330 to 14430 serial number range, and this example falls correctly into that range.



Very good, retaining most of the original plated finish. Action functions correctly. Cylinder is replaced. Bore is fair. This is such a rare gun that it is worth acquiring and finding an original Reid cylinder to make the gun correct.

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