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John Gunderson Antique Militaria
Colt M1855 "Root" model .28 caliber pocket revolver - $450.00

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Colt M1855 "Root" model .28 caliber pocket revolver. Serial number 16329. 3-1/2" octagon barrel with Hartford address marking. Metal parts have an untouched rust patina with some of the very light roll engraving on the cylinder visible. Rammer lever is absent. Wood grip shows much of the original varnished finish with wear to the butt edge, a few minor chips on the backstrap, and a large piece missing from the front corner. Hammer has spring tension, but does not cock, cylinder does not revolve. Sold as a collector item only, not warranted safe to shoot.