COMING IN JUNE 2020
RARE AND EXTREMELY FINE CASED FACTORY ENGRAVED & IVORY COLT MODEL 2 ROOT 1855 SIDE HAMMER PERCUSSION REVOLVER.
inv # 01-17676
Bbl. 3 1/2”.
Ivory 28 cal. blue finish with 3 1/2″ octagonal bbl, brass pin front sight & 2 line Hartford address w/ pointing hand motif shot cyl. w/ rolled “Indians attacking cabin” scene. Mounted w/ beautiful 1-pc smooth “certifiable antique elephant ivory” grip w/ checkered butt. Revolver is finely factory engraved in style of Gustav Young w/ about 60% coverage of precise foliate scroll arabesques patterns that have pearled backgrounds. Loading lever flat & hammer are engraved en suite. Mahogany Colt casing is compartmentalized w/ dark blue velvet lining. Casing retains along w/ revolver, double-sided Eagle & Stars flask, correct swell grip brass two cavity “COLT’S PATENT” bullet & ball mold w/ sprue cutter, an L-shaped gun tool & a wood handled screw driver. This is an exceptional cased factory engraved & ivory Colt Model 1855 Revolver made just before the Civil War in 1859.