New York, East
10 July 2000
A .44 COLT FIRST MODEL DRAGOON PERCUSSION REVOLVER, SERIAL NO. 6622 FOR 1849
The sighted barrel marked ADDRESS SAML COLT NEW-YORK CITY (read from the right side), loading lever with vertical latch, un-numbered wedge, frame maked COLT'S/PATENT/U.S., silver plated brass grip straps, varnished walnut grips.
7½ inch barrel
Silvery-grey patina with areas of deep pitting, especially on cylinder, retaining much original silver plating and varnish, hammer and wedge screw lacking, arbour appears to be an old replacement. Un-numbered wedge, otherwise matching throughout including lever latch.
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