Steel-framed black powder revolver in .44 percussion with European walnut grips. Double action design uncommon for its era (originals saw use in Civil War).
The Starr revolver was a revolutionary design well ahead of its time. Named after its inventor, Ebanezer Townsend Starr, the Starr percussion revolver featured a unique trigger which, unlike the double action revolvers designed much later, only served to rotate the cylinder and cock the hammer. Once this was accomplished, the trigger pressed a second actuator located at the rear of the trigger guard – thereby cocking and firing the revolver with a single pull of the trigger.
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