Ultra rare, “WAT” stamped, brass straight-legged mould, with “COLTS / PATENT” stamped high on the right block. Manufactured for the Second Government 1847 contract and the Colt 1st Model Dragoon percussion revolvers. This is the first of the Colt Dragoon moulds.
.44 brass straight leg mould with iron sprue cutter, for the Colt 1st Model Dragoon percussion revolvers. Straight-legged mould, stamped “COLT’S / PATENT”, at an angle, high on the right block, adjacent to the “WAT” (William Andrew Thornton) ordnance stamping. The two cavities, are for a round ball, nearest the hinge pin and a pointed conical without a heel base or grease groove. The locating pin is on the right leg. This mould was furnished with the Second Government 1847 contract.