An early Colt civilian single action army revolver
Serial no. 40600 for 1877, .45 caliber. 7 1/2 inch barrel. Nickel-plated finish. Varnished walnut grips. Together with period double loop holster decorated with impressed borders and retaining it's original cartridge belt. Also included is a Colt factory letter for #40600 stating shipment on February 14, 1880 to Simmons Hardware in St. Louis, Missouri.
Condition: Very good. Barrel retains 40% plus nickel, the frame and cylinder with generous traces. Grips retain 80% varnish with numerous light marks. Very tight action. Holster with sound leather showing considerable scuffing.