Pietta Model 1862 Army Police .36 Caliber Revolver
The 1862 Army Police .36 caliber revolver was originally designed for police use, and was a favorite sidearm and back-up gun of many officers during the Civil War. It is a lightweight pistol with a fairly short barrel (5"), which added to its popularity. Rugged, case-hardened steel frame, hammer and loading lever. Brass trigger guard. Semi-fluted cylinder, just like the original. Uses a #10 percussion cap and has a 1 in 36" rate of twist. Spare cylinders are also available. Barrel length: 5-1/2". Overall length: 11". Weight: 2 lbs., 7 oz.