This is conversion, converted from percussion, a 38 rimfire 5 shot with matching serial number 20655. It has crisp mechanical function and a very good bore, bright and shiny, only a tiny but of corrosion. It retains over 90% original nickel finish with 98% cylinder scene. The grips retain over 93% varnish. These were converted from 1873-1875 and estimated 2000 were made.