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    Cased Colt 4th Model 1855 Root Percussion Pocket Revolver with Accessories. Serial no. 2257, .31 caliber, 3 ½-inch octagonal barrel with two-line Hartford address. Blued finish. Case-hardened lever and hammer. 5-shot fluted cylinder. Spur trigger. Varnished one-piece walnut grip. Contained in keyed original factory deep green velvet-lined partitioned rosewood case together with the following accessories: eagle on hummock powder flask with no Colt's patent; Colt cartridge works packet of .31 caliber skin cartridges with pull wire intact; straight-leg two-cavity Colt's Patent .31 caliber bullet mold; flat screwdriver/spacer tool and 100 capacity green label Eley cap tin with 95% of the label. Case with vacant brass escutcheon on lid. For the advanced Colt collector who appreciates true rarity.
    Condition: Excellent to mint. Retaining approximately 99% original blue finish with fully vibrant case colors on rammer and hammer. Mint varnished walnut grip. Action crisp. Case with light wear and minor chip to veneer on lower right corner. Accessories excellent to mint.


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    September, 2011
    18th Sunday
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