Colt 1855 Roots

  • 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 mold. Case is excellent with original lining. Case has 95% plus original varnish. Serial number 26726.
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    Colt Root Third Model .28 Caliber Revolver with Fluted Cylinder (C15773)

    $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%...

  • 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, case key, nipple wrench, correct Colt’s patent bow leg brass mold, and Eley cap can. The case is an original factory Root case in excellent condition with original lining. This is an outstanding Root 2nd Model with case and accessories. 
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    Colt Root 2nd Model .28 Caliber Revolver (C15772)

    $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%...

  • 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 2nd Model Root Percussion Revolver (C15771)

    $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...

  • 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 cracks. This revolver has its original correct case with correct excellent .28 caliber Colt’s patent mold, correct small size Eagle flask and excellent can of caps manufactured by F. Joyce & Company London, and screwdriver. This is a very fine cased 1st Model Root and the case, like the revolver is excellent. Rare cased 1st Model! We have owned only three 1st Models in 50 years. 
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    Colt 1st Model Root .28 Caliber Revolver (C15770)

    $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...

  • 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 liners do. Very fine outfit!
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    Colt Root Sixth Model .31 Caliber Percussion Revolver (C15754)

    $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...

  • 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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    Mint Cased Colt 1855 Root Model 2 (C15102)

    $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...

  • 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 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...

  • 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...