Martially Marked Colt 3rd Model Dragoon, c. 1853, serial number 12004, .44 caliber, walnut grip, marked on the left side of the frame "COLTS/PATENT.U.S.," the top of the barrel marked "ADDRESS SAML COLT NEW-YORK CITY, barrel lg. 7 1/2, overall lg. 13 3/4 in.
Provenance: The collection of David F. Post.
No finish remains but in very good condition with a strong cylinder scene. The grip has a small repair on the bottom front. The gun functions properly.
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