.31 caliber, 4" octagonal barrel length, S/N 120405 (ca 1856) all matching with punch dot under serial number. Top of the barrel marked in script "Saml Colt." Left side of the frame marked "Colts Patent." Stagecoach scene on the cylinder and also marked "Colts Patent" over serial number with 5 shots. Factory-style scroll engraving on the barrel, loading lever, frame, back strap and triggerguard. Case color frame, hammer and lever. Blue barrel with silver-plated brass back strap and triggerguard. Factory fitted ivory grips and front cone sight.
Very good overall condition with all the metal surfaces with a brown to gray patina. Some bluing in the protected areas. Very sharp and crisp overall appearance. Some silver plating remains on the back strap and triggerguard. Factory fitted ivory grips with a pleasing yellow patina. Bore is good with strong rifling. Some oxidation in the grooves. Mechanically functional.