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Exceptional Cased Colt Model 1855, 7th Type Root Sidehammer Percussion Revolver together with Accoutrements.
Serial no. 13246, .31 caliber, 3 ½-inch barrel with brass post front sight and two-line New York address. Blued finish. 5-shot cylinder with stagecoach hold-up scene. Screw in side of cylinder. Case-hardened hammer and lever. Three screws on left side of frame. Fire-blued spurred trigger. Checkered factory ivory one-piece grips. Contained in keyed, dusty rose velvet-lined, partitioned Colt walnut case together with correct accoutrements for this model, including: Colt's eagle pattern pistol flask with E. Pluribus Unum riband at bottom and spring-loaded charger; Eley Bros. 100 capacity japanned percussion cap tin with green lid label; blued Colts Patent two-cavity bullet mold with integral sprue cutter; shrink-wrapped package of 5 skin cartridges, the label reading: 5 Combustible Envelope/Cartridges/Made of Hazard's Powder/Expressly For/Col. Colt's Patent/New Model/Revolving Pocket Pistol. 31/100 Calibre./Address Colts Cartridge Works/Hartford, Conn./U.S. America; blued steel "L" shaped nipple wrench; blued steel "L" shaped screwdriver and case key. One of the finest guns of this model in existence. Condition: Near mint, with only the slightest amount of wear visible on backstrap near butt. Vibrant case-hardening. Grips with mellow patina. Accoutrements are all fine to excellent, superb, with light wear and patina. Case excellent with light fading of lining and minor wear present.

Service and Handling Description: Miscellaneous Collectibles, Large (view shipping information)

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December, 2012
9th Sunday
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