This is a first year production, First Model New Line 22 revolver. This is serial number 869 and is all matching number. It retains 80% original nickel finish. The grips have 85% varnish. The mechanical function is about very good and tight. The bore is good plus to very good with good rifling but does show a tiny bit of frosting from the corrosive black powder. This is a first year production with short cylinder flutes. The First Models are in the serial number range of 1-16000.