This is a real cute old repeating gun - five shot no less and in .32" caliber. However the .32 EXTRA SHORT won't have managed too many 'one shot stops' in the day eh.
The Remington Rider Magazine Pistol was patented in 1871 and has a five round tubular magazine under the 3 inch barrel and a thoughtfully considered aperture rear sight set into that action cocking piece.
Link to Forgotten Weapons video Review:
More Usual Engraved Iteration.
These rim fire rounds were initially loaded with Black Powder but transitioned through semi-smokeless powder loadings to the later smokeless. - Bullet diameter was .316"
"packing a punch".
.. They were also known as the .32 Protector. 😊
.32" Extra-Short, Short, Long, & Extra Long
Rim Fire Cartridges.
These 'thirty-twos' were designed by S&W and were considered to be very effective in their day for small game shooting.
What a neat wee antique 'Protector',