"COLT 1855 ROOT MODEL 7 SIDEHAMMER PERCUSSION POCKET REVOLVER. SN 11845. Cal. 31. Blue finish with 3-1/2" rnd bbl, brass pin front sight with 2-line New York address. It has 5-shot unfluted cylinder with cylinder arbor retaining screw in the side. Cylinder has stagecoach holdup scene and is mounted with 1-pc walnut grip. About 2,925 of these little revolvers were made toward the end of production between 1855-1870. CONDITION: Fine, all matching. Bbl & frame retain about 80% orig blue turning to plum on top of bbl and back strap, glossy & bright in sheltered areas. Cylinder retains about 60% thin blue/brown and shows about 80% stagecoach holdup scene. Grip shows moderate wear with a small gouge & light handling & use marks. Half cock notch is missing, otherwise mechanics are fine. Strong bright bore with scattered pitting. 4-33387 (3,000-4,000)"
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