No other Tiffany-decorated revolvers in this technique are known. Three years earlier, the American commissioners at the Exposition Universelle in Paris in 1889 had noted the novelty of the "artistic blending of colors in the articles of enameled silver" shown by Tiffany's. Truth be told, it started as the Johnson and Bye Company, but eventually Johnson bought out Bye and went at it alone.
Indeed they are only a beginning, but hopefully they will be a stepping stone to enable the next student to do a better job. Kittridge & Co., Cincinnati, Ohio" on the left side of the barrel. Recorded serial range 10627 - 40044 This type is the same as type 3 except for an increase in the size of the serial number stamps. Recorded serial range 37188 - 59680 This variation appears to be an attempt at economy as the final milling cut on the breech face was eliminated.Attempting a research project, making a study, or merely observing is both a rewarding and a frustrating experience.