A. Ruggles

New England Underhammer Single Shot Pistol, By A. Ruggles, Stafford, Connecticut.

Circa 1850.

Serial no. 125; .31 caliber, 12 inch part octagonal, part round barrel with brass blade front sight; the top of frame marked A RUGGLES / STAFFORD / (CONN); left side of barrel breech marked CAST.STEEL; leaf and floral engraving and bird motif engraved on top and angle flats of frame; brass mounts to varnished curly maple grips.

Many thanks to "GREG MARTIN AUCTION" for the photos.