|Hanson, Frederick|| ||Baltimore||Maryland||1830s|| |
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Build a percussion revolver based on the Paterson revolving rifle.
The topstrap is marked F. HANSON'S IMPROVEMENT although this same topstrap is found on Pearson - Colts without the marking. Other markings F.H. and PATENT although no Hanson patent is known. The date 1842 is engraved on the frame above the trigger.