This original Colt Walker Revolver is documented with solid provenance to John Z. Leyendecker of Laredo, Texas who carried it in both the Mexican War and Civil War as a Confederate Officer. It comes with 1. An original sales receipt and authenticity information from noted dealer Frank Sellers from 1982., 2. A certificate of participation in the 2003 "Parade of Walkers" sponsored by The Texas Gun Collectors Association. This event was the largest gathering of original Colt Walkers ever held with millions of dollars worth of these rare revolvers all on display under one roof, with this documented being signed by noted Walker authorities, Michael Simens, Bobby Vance, Paul Sorrell and Bobby Smith, 3. A letter of authenticity from noted Colt author R.L. Wilson, and 4. An additional letter of authenticity from well-known Colt Dealer, Collector and Colt Walker Authority, yours truly, Michael Simens. 5. Volumes of documentation from former owners, historians and Leyendecker family members. Call for details. If you have an original Colt Walker and are considering its sale, contact us as an excellent alternative to the high costs, fees, commissions and extended payments that are incurred when selling at auction. You might be glad you did.