Manufactured by Hood Firearms and sold by E.C. Meacham Co.
.22 short r.f. caliber, 7 shot, single action, spur trigger revolver, solid frame,
2 1/2" round barrel, plain cylinder, birdhead grips, nickeled, marked ALASKA CAST
STEEL, PAT: FEB. 23, '75, MAR. 14, '76
In his witness in the killing of McCausland, W. H. Bown, gunmanufacturer of Pittsburgh,
said, that John Lovell & Co. manufactured an .38 caliber revolver in great quantities
under different brands. The brand "Alaska" was made for Turner & Ross. This model was
made prior to 1870 and was sold at about $ 1.50.