If it is original, big bucks.
Colt Paterson, the revolver was patented by Samuel Colt on February 25, 1836 in the US.
1836 was when he brought his first revolver to market. The pistol is called the Paterson, named after Paterson, NJ. There is a great deal of information out there on the 'net about it.
Sam Colt made his first revolver in Paterson,NJ it was originally the called the Paterson Colt but it wasn't very popular at first, until later the U.S. Army requested a large quantity it since then it gained the fame it has now.
The first revolver (The Paterson Revolver) produced in the U.S. An earlier crude revolver had been made in another country earlier but never mass produced. Too impractical.
-40 - 400 usd
value depends on overall condition...........
depending on condition of your revolver it would be worth 775.00 dollars in 50% condition up to 1,000 in 70% condition.
The Colt Paterson was patented by Samuel Colt on February 25, 1836.