Offered for sale is a Early Civil War Colt 1860 .44 Percussion Revolver. The revolver features a 8" barrel, 6 shot cylinder, walnut grips, brass trigger guard, and small sight. This was one of the most widely issued and popular of the Civil War revolvers with many, if not most, going to the West after the war for Indian Wars or frontier service. This example is complete and functioning. It has matching numbers on the back strap, trigger guard, frame and barrel. Overall it displays an attractive deep aged patina with no evidence of having been buffed, polished, steel-wooled or cleaned. Correct 8” barrel with sharp and clear Colt one line address on top, correct small front sight, attached loading lever functions correctly, one piece walnut grips fully intact and in excellent overall condition, “44 CAL” correctly stamped on the rear left side of the trigger guard, This handsome revolver no doubt saw long service in the Civil War, yet remains today in fine condition with excellent, tight mechanics and without the usual signs of abuse most commonly seen on this model Colt. This revolver was manufactured in 1862. Antique firearm. NO FFL transfer or NICS background check required. The serial number is 47324.