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John Gunderson Antique Militaria
Colt M1855 "Root" pocket revolver - $650.00

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Colt M1855 "Root" pocket revolver. Serial number 8918. 3-1/2" barrel. Good barrel address. Metal parts have an untouched patina blending with some patches of bright original blue finish and uncleaned light rust. Cylinder shows some roll-engraved scene. Screw absent from frame, screw absent from backstrap, and screw in butt appears to be an old replacement. Wood grip is good, showing wear and handling marks, has a couple small corner chips. Does not function mechanically. Sold as a collector item only, not warranted safe to shoot.