ENGRAVED Colt Model 2 Root 1855 Percussion w/ Case
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Category: Colt Revolvers - Antique Percussion - Antique Revolvers - Percussion
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This is a Colt Model 2 with a standard 3-1/2" octagon barrel chambered in .28 caliber. It has a non-fluted, round, 5-shot cylinder. It was manufactured in 1859.
The Root was the last Colt revolver to use the firm's original pocket-sized .28 caliber chambering, as found on the No.1 Paterson Pocket Revolver. The serial number of this gun is in the 20,000 range with the Hartford barrel address.
The Hartford barrel address is faint and partially legible. This gun has all matching numbers which include the frame, barrel, cylinder, and inside of the grips. The gun is engraved in the "London" style, instead of the more familiar Gustav Young style engraving of the period and was likely done at Colt's London agency.
Very little finish remains. This gun is cased with an exceptional flask, with most of the original varnish intact. A rosewood-tipped cleaning rod, an iron two-cavity bullet mold, a silver-plated oiler, and a period cap box round out the set.
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Model: Model 2 Root
Serial Number: 20826