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    Colt Model 1855 Root Side-Hammer Revolver. Serial no. 7785, .31 caliber, 3 ½-inch octagonal barrel with two-line Hartford address. Blued finish. Case-hardened lever, hammer and trigger. 5-shot cylinder. Side-hammer. Spur trigger. Varnished walnut one-piece grip.
    Condition: Fine to excellent. Retaining approximately 75-85% finish with light wear to relief edges, cylinder, gripstrap and hammer. Strong cylinder scene. Some vibrant case-hardening remaining on hammer. Grips are excellent, showing only light wear to relief edges. Action tight and crisp.

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    December, 2012
    9th Sunday
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