A 5 shot .31” Colt Model 1855 sidehammer percussion pocket revolver

Item:
219
Region:
Americas, Australasia & Oceania
Type:
Firearms
Description:
A 5 shot .31” Colt Model 1855 sidehammer percussion pocket revolver No 5925 (manufactured in 1862) and retailed by Henry Challener of Sydney, Australia. London gunmakers proofmarks to cylinder and forward frame, breech stamped Address Col. Colt New York U.S.A. (2 lines). Base of the walnut grip is deeply stamped "From H Challener Gunmaker Sydney". The serial numbers are matching, the revolver has light even wear overall and has not been cleaned or interfered with.
Metrics:
Barrel length 3½” (9cms) Overall length 8” (20cms)
Price:
£1,850