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Colt Model 1855 "Root" Sidehammer Pocket Percussion Revolver, .28 caliber, serial number 16307, all visible serial numbers matching. Top of barrel marked "Colts PT. 1855 Address Col. Colt Hartford CT U S A", left side of cylinder marked "Colts Patent 10639". Walnut stocks, octagonal barrel, iron mounted with engraved scene on cylinder, checkered hammer, standard front sight, loading lever. Barrel length - 3 1/2". Overall length - 8". Serial number corresponds to year 1857. Provenance: the collection of Benjamin Dysart, Brentwood, Tennessee. (Additional high-resolution photos are available at www.caseantiques.com.)


Action does not function. Right stock with chip at heel. Engraved scene on cylinder is visible. Bore is dark.

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Colt Model 1855 "Root" Sidehammer Pocket Percussion

Estimate $600 - $800Jan 26, 2019