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Empire       1858 1888


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Manfactured by Jacob Rupertus

.22 short r.f. caliber, 7 shot single action revolver, spur trigger, solid frame, 2 1/4" to 2 3/4" octagonal barrel, plain cylinder, with cylinder stops at its front, birdhead grips, some were nickled, marked EMPIRE PAT. NOV. 21, '71 and somes are marked J. RUPERTUS, PHILA in additional
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.38 short r.f. caliber, 5 shot single action revolver, spur trigger, solid frame, 2 3/8" octagonal barrel, fluted cylinder with stops at its end, birdhead grips, marked EMPIRE No.1 and RUPERTUS, PHILA. PA and on somes in additional PAT. JULYX 19, '64, REIS. OCT. 28, '73, JULY 6, NOV. 9, '75

.41 short r.f. caliber, 5 shot single action revolver, spur trigger, solid frame, features as above