Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 4136: Engraved, Gold Inlaid Cased Colt Model 1855 "Root" Revolver

Auction Date: June 24, 2022

Cased, Engraved, Gold Inlaid Cased Colt Model 1855 "Root" Sidehammer Percussion Revolver with Accessories

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $2,500 - $3,500

Cased, Engraved, Gold Inlaid Cased Colt Model 1855 "Root" Sidehammer Percussion Revolver with Accessories

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: 1855 Root Pocket
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 28
Barrel: 3 1/2 inch octagon
Finish: blue
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 292
Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OB - EXCELLENT- all original parts; over 80% original finish; sharp lettering, numerals and design on metal; unmarred wood.

PRF - PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED OR RESTORED

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

Originally manufactured 1856, subsequently professionally embellished with 75% coverage floral scroll engraving and gold inlaid borders. Includes a hardwood case with fitted interior, "double eagle" "COLTS/PATENT" powder flask, dual-cavity mold, cap tin, bullets and balls, and tools.

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