.36 cal, #12248, 4 1/2 inch barrel, blue & case color finish, walnut grips.
Top barrel flat has one line New York address. The frame has "Colt's Patent". Matching numbers on barrel, frame, grip straps, cylinder and wedge. Cylinder has stage coach holdup scene and "Colt's Patent" above the serial number. Left side of trigger guard marked "36 cal".
Barrel retains 80% original blue with some thinning to brown and a number of marks on both sides near the wedge. The cylinder has a mottled gray and blue finish with a small area of oxidation and retains most of the holdup scene. The hammer, loading lever and frame retain 80% of the original case colors. The grip straps retain 40% of the original silver. The grip is fine with minor handling marks and retains most of the original varnish. mechanically excellent.