PRESCOTT NAVY MODEL, .38 caliber Rim Fire, six shot, with a 7-1/2 inch octagon barrel with the IRON FRAME. Traditionally classed by collectors as "Secondary Martial" handguns. Made from 1861 to 1863, with only a few Hundred made. The U.S.Government had 400 of them sent to the State of Kansas, in March, 1862, to be issued to the Kanas Militia. . These were also sold to Union military men during the Civil War.