A Superb Cased Colt 3A "Root Model” Revolver, Serial No. 1371. With octagonal sighted barrel stamped ‘ADDRESS COL COLT HARTFORD CT. USA’ and ‘COLTS PT 1855’ and round loading lever, five shot fluted cylinder stamped ‘PATENTED SEPT 10 1855’ The serial number, ‘1371’ is stamped underside the barrel and on the butt. The pistol retains nearly all of its original finish. , with varnished wooden grips. Contained in its partitioned case, lined in velvet, single face Colt's patent eagle powder flask, case key, "COLT'S PATENT" marked two-cavity bullet mold, two combination tools and Eley Brothers cap tin.
Bore: .31 calibre
Barrel Length: 3.5 Inches (9 cm)
Overall Length: 8 Inches (20 cm)