A Fine Cased Colt 5A "Root Model” Revolver, Serial No. 2527. With round blued sighted barrel, stamped ‘ADDRESS COL COLT New York USA’ and round loading lever, cylinder pin latch that inserts from the left side of the barrel lug, five-shot fluted cylinder stamped ‘PATENT SEPT 10 1850’ The serial number, ‘2527’ is stamped on the underside of the barrel and on the butt. The pistol retains nearly all of its original finish, with varnished wooden grips in superb condition. Contained in its partitioned case, lined in velvet and contains a cartridge package (empty) Colts patent eagle powder flask, Colts patent two-cavity bullet mould and an Eley Brothers Cap tin.
Bore: .31 calibre
Barrel Length: 4.5 Inches (11.5 cm)
Overall Length: 8.5 Inches (21.5 cm)