31. Colt 1855 Shotgun
Offered at $5,250
Very Rare Colt Model 1855 Revolving Shotgun, 10 bore( .75 cal.), original 33" barrel, desireable features include the large scroll triggerguard and checkered deluxe walnut buttstock. Very good plus overall condition with the metal having turned a dark plum blue brown patina. The cylinder has a number of dings but the balance of the metal is basically smooth and fairly clean. Nice nipples, crisp mechanics, beautiful highly figured deluxe walnut buttstock with the checkering somewhat worn. The forearm has a good repair on the right side with a replaced escutcheon and homemade wedge. Replacement cleaning rod, brass forend has turned a pleasing mustard patina. Scarce 1855 Colt with the largest frame and the largest caliber manufactured.
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