.36 caliber, 7.5" barrel, S/N 36464. Matching numbers throughout. The top flat of the barrel is marked -Address Saml Colt New York City-. The brass backstrap is engraved in cursive, Wells Fargo & Co. Express. Includes original Well's Fargo Pony Express brass tacked leather holster. According to Bill Harrah's Pony Express museum, William F. Cody used this revolver in service for Well's Fargo.
Bill Harrah's Pony Express Museum Collection
Lot 524, American Indian History Collected by Gary Hendershott, December 2008, Sale 142.
The barrel and loading lever have an old plum patina. The cylinder and frame have a flat gunmetal patina, with some plum interspersed. The brass still shows some silver plating in protected areas. The grips have an old repair on the left side. The bore could use a light cleaning. The action is good. The leather holster is has some craquelure.