A factory engraved Colt Model 1861 Navy percussion revolver
Serial no. 11783 for 1863 with an E for engraved, .36 caliber. 7 1/2 inch barrel with New York address. Blued, casehardened and silver-plated finish. Barrel, frame and triggerguard/backstrap with factory scroll-engraved coverage. Hammer with scroll-engraving and wolf's head. Deluxe varnished walnut grips.
Condition: Very good to fine. Retaining 60-70% period reblued finish. Wear to some barrel markings and to cylinder scene and slight wear to some serial numbers. Action retains much darkened casehardening. Triggerguard/gripstrap with 90% plus unpolished period resilvering. Fine grips showing few light marks.