Manufactured in 1863. The top of the barrel is marked with the one-line New York U.S. America address, the left side of the frame is marked "COLTS/PATENT," and the left trigger guard shoulder is marked "44 CAL." The cylinder is roll engraved with the Texas naval battle scene and marked "COLTS PATENT No7273/PATENTED SEPT 10th 1850". The partial serial number is stamped on the cylinder, and the number is identical to the other numbers and appears to have been stamped by Colt. The complete matching serial number is marked on the bottom of the barrel, frame, trigger guard and back strap, and the partial serial number "9222" is marked on the arbor pin. The wedge is un-numbered. Blue barrel, cylinder and iron back strap; casehardened frame, loading lever and hammer; and silver plated brass trigger guard. Fitted with a one-piece checkered grip with an unique relief carved eagle and nest with three eaglets being fed on the left side.