MODEL 1861 CONTRACT U.S. PERCUSSION RIFLE - MUSKET

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Item Code: 667-12

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Cal. 58 produced by S. Savage Revolving Fire Arms Company and made in Middletown, Conn. They made a total quantity of 25,520. Markings of eagle motif /U.S. and SAVAGE R.F.A.Co / MIDDLETOWN. CON. to the right of the hammer and the Date (1864) to the rear of the lock. Barrel marks “VP/ Eagle”, and “1864” at the end of the barrel. The lock surface is a dusky gunmetal gray with a clear and sharp stampings. Barrel markings are also crisp and sharp. The rear sight is complete and functional.  The ramrod is original.  Bore has good rifling remaining but is dark and has pitting. The stock is dark and has numerous small nicks and scratches from years of handling. No cartouche but it has a large B stamped into the stock opposite the lockplate. Lock mechanism is functional. Reproduction sling.

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