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    Colt Third Model Dragoon Revolver.

    Serial no. 14812 [barrel, frame, triggerguard, loading lever, cylinder, wedge and butt], .44 caliber, 7 1/2-inch octagonal and round barrel with fixed front sight. Blued finish. Case-hardened frame, hammer and lever. Top of barrel marked: ADDRESS SAML COLT NEW YORK CITY. Left side of frame stamped: COLT'S / PATENT. U M stamped to right side of barrel lug and butt. Brass round triggerguard and backstrap. Rectangular cylinder stop slots. One-piece walnut grip. A and X inspector's mark on triggerguard. According to research and records, they were in production from 1851-1861 and approximately 10,500 made. This particular example was manufactured in 1855. An honest example of the most encountered model and variation.

    Condition: Good. Finish primarily a smooth grey patina with normal signs of age, handling wear and pitting. Moderate isolated pitting to muzzle area. Cylinder has overstamp [visible 4 under 14812 serial]. Heavy dings and bruising to wood, with some wood loss at corners. Action good. Pitted bore.


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