This is a early first model circa 1882, that used a one-piece stock, magazine cutoff being a rotating lever above the trigger guard. saddle ring on left side. three line address/patent dates marking with the serial number 16508 at the rear. Pinned blade front sight and a ladder rear sight .Smooth straight grip, single barrel band Retains 60% original blue finish with the remainder a nice velvet brown patina. The otherwise very good stock has the common repair found near the rear of the receiver. Minor handling marks around. Mechanically excellent. Antique.