"COLT 1855 ROOT MODEL 4 SIDEHAMMER POCKET REVOLVER. SN 2313. Cal. 31. Blue finish with 3-1/2" oct bbl, brass pin front sight with Hartford address without pointing hand motif. It has 5-shot full fluted cylinder and 1-pc walnut grip. Only about 1,050 of these little revolvers were made 1855-1870 making them one of the more scarce models. CONDITION: Fine, all matching. BBl & frame retain 85-90% glossy orig blue with the loss areas flaked, not worn, to a medium patina. Rammer pivot retains bright case colors with the handle dark case colors. Hammer also has darkening case colors. Cylinder retains 65-75% thin orig blue, stronger in flutes. Grip has a very old repair at the toe, otherwise is sound and retains most of its restored finish. Mechanics are fine, strong bore with moderate pitting. 4-33397 JR406 (2,500-3,500)"
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