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    Cased, Gustav Young Engraved Colt Second Model 1855 Root Side-Hammer Pocket Revolver. This excellent Colt is pictured in "The Book of Colt Engraving". Serial no. 2016, .28 caliber, 3 ½-inch octagonal barrel with Hartford address and pointing hand motif. Blued finish. Cabin and Indian cylinder scene. Finely Gustav Young factory scroll-engraved throughout. Case-hardened lever, side-hammer and trigger. Spur trigger. Varnished burlwood one-piece wraparound grip. Contained in original keyed factory walnut, burgundy velvet lined, partitioned case together with Colt powder flask, brass Colt's Patent two-cavity bullet mold, Eley blue label cap tin, cleaning rod, "L" tool and bullet supply. Ex. - Greg Lampe Collection.
    Condition: Excellent. Retaining approximately 95% finish to barrel and frame. Cylinder, with excellent scene showing a dark, gray/brown patina. Grips excellent. Action crisp. Case and accoutrements with light wear and patina. Minor hairline crack in lid.


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    Auction Dates
    September, 2011
    18th Sunday
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