"COLT 1855 ROOT MODEL 5A SIDEHAMMER PERCUSSION POCKET REVOLVER. SN 2425. Cal. 31. Rare nickel finish with 4-1/2" rnd bbl, 2-line New York address, 5-shot full fluted cylinder and 1-pc walnut grip. About 5,600 of these revolvers were made in two bbl lengths and few are known in nickel finish. CONDITION: Very fine plus, all matching. Overall retains most of its orig nickel finish, slightly dulled on bbl, top strap & cylinder. Cylinder has a few spots of light pitting around front edge. Grip has one small chip in the edge with light handling & use marks and a few chips in varnish on right side, otherwise retains about all of its orig varnish. Mechanics are fine, bright shiny bore with scattered pitting. 4-33385 JR411 (3,500-4,500)"
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