Colt 1855 Roots

  • Factory Engraved Colt 1855 Root 1st Model. Serial number 16. This is one of the extreme rarities in Colt collecting. This is a factory engraved 1st Model Root. Only a handful are known and this is the very best one known according to noted author and Colt expert R.L. Wilson. This gun has about 85% of the original blue on the frame and barrel. Grips are burled walnut. Cylinder scene is perfect, but most of the blue has turned into a dark gray patina. This gun has particularly tightly engraved deluxe scrolls. Good case colors remain on both the hammers and lever. Case is a French fitted velvet interior. Accessories are very fine. 
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    Factory Engraved Colt 1855 Root 1st Model (C14641)

    $39,500.00

    Factory Engraved Colt 1855 Root 1st Model. Serial number 16. This is one of the extreme rarities in Colt collecting. This is a factory engraved 1st Model Root. Only a handful are known and this is the very best one known...

  • Fantastic Cased Colt 1855 Root Model 7. Excellent condition with 97% of the original finish. The only finish loss is at the rear of the cylinder and the bottom of the frame around the retaining screw where the loading lever is. Bright case colors on the hammer. Grips are excellent. All of the accessories are excellent. The Number 7 Root is identified by the presence of a screw in the cylinder. This is one of the most desirable Roots. <!--  Serial number 11646  -->

    Fantastic Cased Colt 1855 Root Model 7 (C14638)

    $12,950.00

    Fantastic Cased Colt 1855 Root Model 7. Excellent condition with 97% of the original finish. The only finish loss is at the rear of the cylinder and the bottom of the frame around the retaining screw where the loading lever...

  • Colt No.1 Model Root Revolver. Very Rare. Serial # 350 and has the hexagonal rammer. Numbers match. Action works perfectly. Cylinder scene is perfect. The revolver has approximately 90% vivid blue with some thinning on the cylinder and top of backstrap. Grips have approximately 90-95% original varnish. This model is extremely rare and this one has very fine condition.

    Colt No.1 Model Root Revolver (C14144)

    $9,500.00

    Colt No.1 Model Root Revolver. Very Rare. Serial # 350 and has the hexagonal rammer. Numbers match. Action works perfectly. Cylinder scene is perfect. The revolver has approximately 90% vivid blue with some thinning on the...

  • Colt 2nd Model Root Revolver. Gun has approximately 95% blue. Matching numbers. Very good grips. 95% original varnish, gun is cased with an excellent Eagle flask, Colts Patent mold, Colt cap can (Eley Caps), nipple wrench. All very good. Case is very good. Very handsome cased set.

    Colt 2nd Model Root Revolver (C12805)

    $6,500.00

    Colt 2nd Model Root Revolver. Gun has approximately 95% blue. Matching numbers. Very good grips. 95% original varnish, gun is cased with an excellent Eagle flask, Colts Patent mold, Colt cap can (Eley Caps), nipple wrench...

  • Colt Root .28 caliber revolver.  2nd model, manufactured approximately 1856. .28 caliber percussion revolver. Gun has matching numbers. Gun has approximately 90-93% blue. Cylinder scene is perfect. Action works perfectly. Beautiful Colt Root revolver!

    Colt Root .28 caliber revolver (C12557)

    $5,500.00

    Colt Root .28 caliber revolver. 2nd model, manufactured approximately 1856. .28 caliber percussion revolver. Gun has matching numbers. Gun has approximately 90-93% blue. Cylinder scene is perfect. Action works perfectly...

  • Colt cased #7 Model Root revolver. .31 caliber. Scarce 7th model with screw in cylinder to retain cylinder rod. Gun has approximately 90-92% blue with cylinder showing the blue-brown patina. Action works perfectly. Grips are excellent with 98% original varnish. Original case has a red wine color lining. Case has a fine eagle and stars flask, nipple wrench and excellent Colt patent mold. Case is near excellent. Very fine and scarce 7th Model root with case and accessories.

    Colt cased #7 Model Root revolver (C12462)

    $5,950.00

    Colt cased #7 Model Root revolver. .31 caliber. Scarce 7th model with screw in cylinder to retain cylinder rod. Gun has approximately 90-92% blue with cylinder showing the blue-brown patina. Action works perfectly. Grips are...

  • Cased Colt 1855 Root No.3. Made in 1861 .28 caliber with fluted cylinder and a 3 ½” barrel. Very nice factory cased set. 95% of the original blue. Very good case colors on the hammer and lever. Grips are excellent. Case is in top notch shape, and this gun comes with top notch accessories. Flask is exceptional. Very fine cased Colt!

    Cased Colt 1855 Root No.3 (C12301)

    $8,950.00

    Cased Colt 1855 Root No.3. Made in 1861 .28 caliber with fluted cylinder and a 3 ½” barrel. Very nice factory cased set. 95% of the original blue. Very good case colors on the hammer and lever. Grips are...

  • Cased Colt No.7 Root revolver. Beautiful near mint gun is a very rare contour factory case. The No.7 is the rare model with the screw in the cylinder. Case is excellent as are the accessories. Very fine factory cased set!

    Cased Colt No.7 Root revolver (C11590)

    $18,500.00

    Cased Colt No.7 Root revolver. Beautiful near mint gun is a very rare contour factory case. The No.7 is the rare model with the screw in the cylinder. Case is excellent as are the accessories. Very fine factory cased...

  • Cased Colt model #2 Root revolver. (C6901)

    Cased Colt model #2 Root revolver. (C6901)

    $7,450.00

    Cased Colt model #2 Root revolver. Gun is very good plus, with 93-95% blue. Action needs adjustment. Excellent grips. Velvet lined case with accessories. Fine cased set...