The Santa Barbara Company in Spain offered, as far as we know today, three model variants with engraving. The packaging reportedly stayed the same as used for the Plain Jane, the only difference was the designation Type 1, Type 2, or Type 3 shown on the carton sticker. The engraving was done by hand. The engraver and workshop remain unknown today. It appears, however, that the engraving occurred out-of-house. Numerical series and numbers of arms produced likewise remain uncertain. But it is becoming clear now that the revolvers selected for engraving were taken from on-going production stock.
We want to arrange under the general category private special-order engraved arms, because only factory engraved models were sold under the three types.
First, we want to classify the three types as:
Plant or nine engraved
the plant or the "nine" 9
Here the designation on the original packaging for an engraved type 3 Santa Barbara
The miniature flowers do not appear on every engraved arm. Perhaps they recall the skill of the same craftsman, who immortalized himself, or just had fun, engraving flowers. He placed a few behind the trigger guard and a few on the flash shield. Indeed, the latter in double form