Colt 1855 Roots

Beautiful Colt Root Model 7...

Beautiful Colt Root Model 7 (AC188)

Price $3,250.00

Very fine Root. Screw-in cylinder model. Stagecoach cylinder scene is easily visible. Serial numbers are matching. Action works perfectly. Barrel is 3.5". Grips have most of their original factory varnish and is nicely figured. An attractive Colt Root.

Factory-cased Colt Model...

Factory-cased Colt Model 1855 "Root" Sidehammer...

Price $6,500.00

Commonly called the "Root Model", this revolver was produced from 1855 to circa 1870. This is a Model 3 with 3.5" octagon barrel with an excellent bore, Hartford address with the pointing hand motif, 28 caliber, and full fluted cylinder with a clear patent marking. With the exception of the gold-washed cylinder, this revolver is silver plated. Most of the silver plate has tarnished but but...

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Colt No. 2 Root Model...

Colt No. 2 Root Model Percussion Revolver .28...

Price $2,250.00

Colt No. 2 Root Model Percussion Revolver .28 Caliber. Action works perfectly. Bore is excellent. Cylinder scene is not worn but is lightly rolled. Colts patent and serial numbers are very clear. Like other gun manufacturers that used roll dies to impress cylinder scenes, the dies wore out or “thinned” and were replaced. This Root is serial number 19218 and is clear...

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Colt Root No.5 Model...

Colt Root No.5 Model Revolver. .31 Caliber (AC68)

Price $3,950.00

Colt Root No.5  Model Revolver. .31 Caliber. Colt Root revolver No. 5 Model, .31 Caliber with 3 ½” barrel. Fluted cylinder and patent markings in the flute. Revolver has approximately 85% to 90% bright blue. Hammer and loading lever have very good case colors. Grips are excellent with 98% original varnish. There is a tiny chip at the front edge of the toe. This is a...

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Colt Root Presentation...

Colt Root Presentation Revolver (AC69)

Price $9,850.00

Colt Root Presentation Revolver. Inscribed on backstrap “AA Pattou from C.H. Colt Christmas 1870”. This is a 7th Model with the screw in the cylinder. Cylinder scene is perfect, grips are excellent with 98-99% original varnish. Nipples are perfect and the revolver appears unfired. Case is excellent with accessories. Ange Albert Pattou was from Belgium and taught French language...

Factory Engraved Colt 1855...

Factory Engraved Colt 1855 Root 1st Model (C14641)

Price $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 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...

Cased Colt model 2 Root...

Cased Colt model 2 Root revolver (C6901)

Price $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.  

Fantastic Cased Colt 1855...

Fantastic Cased Colt 1855 Root Model 7 Revolver...

Price $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 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...

Colt 2nd Model Root...

Colt 2nd Model Root Revolver (C12805)

Price $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. All very good. Case is very good. Very handsome cased set.

Mint Cased Colt 1855 Root...

Mint Cased Colt 1855 Root Model 2 Revolver...

Price $18,500.00

Mint Cased Colt 1855 Root Model 2. This gun is flat new condition! Bright case colors on hammer and all of the high luster blue. Grips are excellent. It is perfect. Case is excellent as well with near perfect accessories. About as good as it gets!  

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Cased Colt 1855 Root No.3...

Cased Colt 1855 Root No.3 Revolver (C12301)

Price $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 excellent. Case is in top notch shape, and this gun comes with top notch accessories. Flask is exceptional. Very fine cased Colt!

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Cased Colt No.7 Root...

Cased Colt No.7 Root Revolver (C11590)

Price $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 set!

Colt Root Sixth Model .31...

Colt Root Sixth Model .31 Caliber Percussion...

Price $6,500.00

Colt Root Sixth Model .31 Caliber Percussion Revolver. Bore is excellent. Action works perfectly. Cylinder scene is very good. Revolver has approximately 85-90% blue. Gun is cased in a correct Root case with correct eagle and stars flask, Colt’s patent bullet mold, Goldmark’s cap tin with caps, and screwdriver. Case has original factory lining and has faded over the years as all antique case...

Colt 1st Model Root .28...

Colt 1st Model Root .28 Caliber Revolver (C15770)

Price $9,850.00

Colt 1st Model Root .28 Caliber Revolver. Serial number 268. Matching serial numbers. Revolver has approximately 90% original factory blue. The 1st Model has an octagonal loading lever. Subsequent models have round loading levers. Cylinder scene is perfect. Bore is excellent. Action works perfectly. The grips have minor handling marks. Has approximately 98% original varnish. No chips, no...

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Colt 2nd  Model Root...

Colt 2nd Model Root Percussion Revolver (C15771)

Price $1,795.00

Colt 2nd Model Root Percussion Revolver. 28 Caliber. The revolver has approximately 90% original blue. Grips are excellent. Cylinder matches and the scene is excellent. This fine No. 2 Root is priced very reasonably. Hammer cocks but cylinder does not rotate, except by hand rotation. Cylinder pin is stuck in place and does not come out. This Root is sold as is.  

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Colt Root 2nd Model .28...

Colt Root 2nd Model .28 Caliber Revolver (C15772)

Price $7,500.00

Colt Root 2nd Model .28 Caliber Revolver. Cased in factory case with all accessories. Manufactured approximately 1856. Numbers are matching. The cylinder scene is perfect. Action works perfectly. The revolver has 93-95% bright blue with some light flaking. The grips are beautiful original Ivory and they make the cased set really stand out! The case has an Eagle and stars with shield flask,...

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Colt Root Third Model .28...

Colt Root Third Model .28 Caliber Revolver with...

Price $5,500.00

Colt Root Third Model .28 Caliber Revolver with Fluted Cylinder. Cased set with accessories. Bore is excellent. Action works perfectly. Grips are excellent to perfect with 100% varnish. The revolver has approximately 90% original blue. Hammer has 95% vivid case colors. The correct original factory case has an Eagle and stars with shield flask, key, cap can and Colt’s patent bow leg brass...

Colt 1855 Model 6A Root...

Colt 1855 Model 6A Root Revolver (C15801)

Price $2,495.00
Colt 1855 Model 6A Root Revolver. Made in 1856. .31 Caliber with a 4 ½” barrel. 65% of the original blue finish. Grips are excellent. All markings are clear. Very fine all original gun!
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Colt No.1 Model Root...

Colt No.1 Model Root Revolver (C14144)

Price $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 cylinder and top of backstrap. Grips have approximately 90-95% original varnish. This model is extremely rare and this one has very fine condition.
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Colt 2nd Model Root...

Colt 2nd Model Root Revolver (C13855)

Price $875.00
Colt 2nd Model Root Revolver. .28 caliber. Action works and locks up perfectly. This is in our opinion, a very old refinish that retains approximately 70% of the old refinished blue. There is a hair line crack in the frame on the right side near the breech. Cylinder has no scene. Grips are very good. Priced very reasonably.  
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