Eli Whitney Jr. made the first run of 1848 Dragoons for Colt at his Whitneyville factory. Designed for military markets, the single-action, .44-caliber revolver was a transitional model that improved upon the Colt Walker. Integrated cutouts for easy, secure percussion-cap seating. One-piece walnut grip. Blued finish. Barrel length: 7-1⁄2". Overall length: 13.4". Weight: 4.1 lbs.