Colt Dragoon 1st Model converted from a 44 black powder percussion to what appears to be a Richardson 44 caliber cartridge conversion. All matching serial numbers, 6146, This 1st model Dragoon was manufactured in 1849. .44 cal., 6 shot, 7 1/2 in. round and octagon barrel, blue metal with case hardened frame, lever, hammer, brass grip straps which designate it was manufactured for the military market, serial range numbered after Hartford Dragoon, 1341 to around 8000. Mfg. 1848-50. Total production approx. 7,000. Less than 3000 exist in the world today. Overall an easy 90% on the metal and wood stocks.