Keep close to Nature's heart... and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean. John Muir Take a course in good water and air; and in the eternal youth of Nature you may renew your own....
When prospector Ed Shieffelin ventured into the southern Arizona desert, he was told all he would find was his tombstone. Yet armed with his heavy Sharps rifle and a Henry repeater, he discovered silver in San Pedro Valley in 1877, which led to the founding of Arizona’s most storied town—Tombstone. Among the guns used by Schieffelin were a .44 rimfire Henry repeating rifle (no. 2197), a Model 1874 Sharps sporting rifle and a pair of .44-caliber Smith & Wesson single-action revolvers.
Swamp Angel Single Action Revolver with Scarce 6 Inch Barrel 41 RF Serial #: 6613 Manufacturer: Forehand & Wadsworth Model: Single Action Type: Revolver Barrel Length: 6 inch octagon Finish: blue Grip: walnut Produced between 1871 and 1890, most examples are seen with 3 1/2 and 4 inch barrels. Brass blade front sight and notch rear sight, with the two line address and patent dates on the barrel and "SWAMP ANGEL" on the top strap of the frame. The quick release cylinder pin also acts
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