Attached to the holster and belt, is a handwritten description of how the owner at the time, acquired the revolver.
You will be surprised at how quickly your collection improves when you begin doing this.
Another plus to collecting antique weapons is that historically they tend to substantially increase in value over time.
1, 1899 is legally "antique" and not considered a "firearm" under Federal law.
This refers to the actual date of manufacture of the receiver/frame, not just model year or patent date marked.
This makes it a good investment and gives a little extra incentive when contemplating a large purchase.