"COLT 1855 ROOT MODEL 5 SIDEHAMMER PERCUSSION POCKET REVOLVER. SN 7203L. Cal. 31. Blue finish with 3-1/2" rnd bbl, brass pin front sight and 2-line New York address. It has 5-shot full fluted cylinder and 1-pc walnut grip. About 5,600 of this model revolver was made 1855-1870. CONDITION: Fine, all matching. Bbl retains traces of orig blue being mostly a mottled medium patina. Rammer retains bright colors on pivot with dark colors on handle. Frame retains 85-90% glossy orig blue with a cleaned spot on top strap, sharp edge wear and slightly thinned back strap. Hammer retains strong bright case colors. Cylinder retains flaked blue in gullets being mostly a blue/gray patina. Mechanics are fine, strong bore with pitting. 4-33386 JR414 (3,000-4,000)"
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