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Colt Model 1855 Revolving Military Rifle

.52 caliber, 31" barrel, S/N 24145.  Blued barrel with casehardened frame and furniture.  Blade front sight with folding rear leaf sights.  Replacement forend cap, trigger guard, stock, and buttplate.  Top of barrel marked with one-line Hartford Colt address.  Left side of frame marked with two-line patent dates.

Condition:

Fair.  Barrel has a smooth plum patina with some scattered dents and marks.  Frame and cylinder have a mottled pewter and brown color with pitting and removed corrosion throughout.  Several replacement parts.  Hammer and trigger group function normally, but cylinder does not advance.  Bore is dark with pitting throughout but has strong, visible rifling.

Estimate: $700 - $900
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$1,560
08/09/2018

 

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