Factory engraved, nickel-plated, Colt New Line .30 rimfire calibre revolver s/n 1274, manufactured circa 1874 and complimented with factory two-piece mother of pearl birds-head grips. Scroll engraving in the late vine style of engraving. Non engraved hammer, fire-blued to rear. The screws and trigger are also fire-blued.
Barrel two-line address: ‘COLT’S PT.F.A. MFG. Co / HARTFORD. CT. U.S.A.’ Five-shot cylinder with long flutes and 2 1/4 inch round barrel. Total quantity produced, about 11,000, between 1874 and 1876. The serial number is located under the knurled cylinder pin.
Overall in excellent condition and in good working order. The bore is a good 8/10.