This is a Japanese made replica of the U.S. Smith & Wesson 357 magnum with a 7" barrel. It is a faithful reproduction and was produced by model gun firm Maurushin. This example is one of their early produced pieces dated March 1978. The cylinder does not rotate due to a defective sear. But will rotate manually and can load dummy rounds. It does cock and dry fire. Sold subject to the Violent crimes reduction Bill. U.K. Sales Only.