Rare, cased Colt Model 4 Root 1855 percussion revolver serial number 1897.
Stock # MB08
Price: £4,650 :: €5,347 :: $6,231
Model 4 Root 1855 percussion revolver, with second type barrel marking, without the pointing hand which no longer appeared with this marking, octagonal 3 1/2 inch barrel, a fluted cylinder, and a rebated frame in 31 calibre.
Cased, with a two sided eagle and shield with E. Pluribus Unum banner flask. A "Colt’s Patent" iron bow-legged .31 calibre mould, a typical period screwdriver, and a green labeled "Eley Bros / London" cap tin. All serial numbers verified matching.
Purchase includes a signed copy of "A Collectors Guide to THE COLT ROOT SIDEHAMMER Manufactured 1855 Through 1870" by Malcolm R. Burnette.
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