DescriptionCased Colt 1855 Root Side-Hammer Percussion Revolver.
Serial no. 7430, .28 caliber, 3 1/2-inch octagonal barrel with fixed front bead sight and frame notch rear sight. Blued finish. Top of barrel marked: COLTS PT. ADDRESS COL. COLT / 1855 HARTFORD, CT. U.S.A. Side-hammer action. Spur trigger. Smooth rosewood grip. Contained in wooden display case with blank shield escutcheon to lid. Sold along with percussion cap tin, bullet mold and flask.
Condition: Fine. Retaining approximately 40-50% finish with noticeable thin areas, handling wear and patches of pitting. Scattered dings and scratches to grip. Action crisp. Few exterior dings and some interior staining to case.
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