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Re: Model 1884 For Al and Ernie
Posted by Al Frasca on Thursday, 3 May 2012, at 6:09 p.m., in response to Re: Model 1884 For Al and Ernie, posted by Jeff on Thursday, 3 May 2012, at 4:04 p.m.
Jeff, you cannot mistake an 8 for a 6 on a cartouche. The three eights in the 1888 cartouche are closely bundled and in the 1886 cartouche the 6 appears to have slid back and down from the 188. If the gun is pristine new, then the cartouche should be sharp and clear as well as the circled P.
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