YOU GUYS ROCK!!!
I knew you'd have the answers I was looking for. Thanks so much for the info.
My wife inherited it when her father passed. Just trying to figure out what it was for sure and what if anything to do with it.
The guns has been fired as recently as early 1990's, though not by me.
According to Proofhouse.com, it was made in 1882.
Thanks again for the info!! You guys are great!