The Colt Dragoon .... The Colt Model 1848 Percussion Army Revolver is a .44 caliber revolver designed by Samuel Colt for the U.S. Army's Mounted Rifles, also known as "Dragoons". This revolver was designed as a solution to numerous problems encountered with the Walker Colt. Although it was introduced after the Mexican-American War, it became popular among civilians during the 1850s and '60s, and was also used during the American Civil War.
A pistol dating from circa 1600-1625 made of steel, silver, wood, mother-of-pearl; engraved, encrusted, gilded, silver-gilt in the Moscow Kremlin Armoury workshops by the master Pervusha (Pervoy) Isaev whose maker's mark in the form of a swan in a shield are featured on the lock plates. The lock-plates are engraved with floral ornament and a depiction of a subject popular in both Russian and made in the Russian Kremlin Armory Workshops, Moscow.