YankeeIronSights looks like you've a got a beut of a weapon coming to you. I'm not the most experienced shooter out there, but I love my GP with the 4" barrel. It'll serve you well, and be a blast to shoot.
As to the color, its wonderful. Not as gaudy or ostentatious as some SS, more refined and dignified! Let us know how it shoots.
Hoppes No 9 and spent powder just overtook fresh baked cookies on my list of favorite smells. Don't tell my wife!