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Item ID #1993

Year of manufacture for this .28 caliber Colt Model 1855 Sidehammer "Root" pistol is 1856. Bore in the 3 1/2" barrel has strong lands and grooves, along with some pitting. It will rate a six on a one to ten scale. Numbers match on the cylinder, barrel, and frame. Cylinder scene is complete, but roll is thin. Action works just fine. Lock-up is tight. Grips are excellent with a perfect fit and almost 100% of the original finish. A high percentage of the original blue finish remains. Some original case color remains as well. Markings are complete and easy to see. The case is pretty nice and is definitely period. Lining looks as though it could be original. Along with the case you will receive the cap tin, screw driver, nipple wrench, flask, and bullet mold. Mask is not marked, but the bullet mold is.
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