"COLT 1855 ROOT MODEL 2 SIDEHAMMER PERCUSSION POCKET REVOLVER. SN 9868. Cal. 28. Blue finish with 3-1/2" oct bbl, 2-line Hartford address with "COLTS PATENT" marking and pointing hand motif. It has 5-shot unfluted cylinder with cabin & Indian fight scene and 1-pc walnut grip. This is one of the higher production models of the Root revolver. CONDITION: Very fine, all matching. Overall retains 93-95% strong original blue with edge wear and some flaking on the bbl and thin heel on back strap, otherwise retains mostly strong glossy orig blue. Cylinder retains about 75% flaked orig blue with loss areas a medium patina and it retains about 95% cabin/Indian fight scene. Grip shows light edge wear with a couple of small chips and retains most of its orig finish. Hammer is not strong in safety notch, otherwise mechanics are fine, unable to check bore. 4-33393 JR410 (4,000-5,000)"
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