Replica Gun 1860 Civil War Army Colt Revolver (black & Brass) For Sale
Replica Gun 1860 Civil War Army Colt Revolver
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The favorite side-arm of cavalry, infantry and artillery troops in the Civil War, the 1860 Army is a classic piece of American gun history, and a must-have for any Civil War buff or memorabilia collector! This authentic replica has all the handling characteristics of the original, with fully functional loading lever, cylinder, hammer and trigger. 7-3/4" barrel, 13.5" long overall, this real metal and wood replica has the weight and heft of an original at 2.5 pounds!
HISTORY: Although the 1860 Army used the same frame as the famed 1851 Navy revolver, it had an altered cylinder that accepted the Union Army's paper and linen cartridges consisting of round or conical lead balls, a 30-grain charge of black powder, and a percussion "cap" of fulminate of mercury, which exploded upon impact--hence the term "percussion" revolver. The paper or linen "wrapping" around the load was burned away by the detonation of the cap. The M-1860 was accurate to about 100 yards, and with its 6-shot revolving cylinder, was used to deadly effect during the War Between the States. The military model had screw lugs on the side of the frame for mounting a detachable shoulder stock.
The Union Army purchased around 130,000 of these revolvers, and the ever-resourceful Southern armorers were quick to copy the design and produce the weapon for Confederate troops--which is how the M1860 came to be the most-used sidearm by BOTH sides in the conflict.
THIS IS ONE OF THE FEATURED GUNS USED ON THE AMC "HELL ON WHEELS" TV SERIES.
The Bowie knife is not included. It's for display only.
Features: Length:13.5" Weight: 2.5 lbs.THIS IS A BEAUTIFUL AND NICELY DETAILED REPRODUCTION.
Great for reenactment's, theater, movies, display.
ABOUT13.5" IN LENGTH
THE ACTIONS WORK JUST LIKE ON A REAL GUN
This is a NON FIRING replica and CANNOT be made to shoot real ammunition.
THIS ITEM IS SHOWN WITH A PERMANENTLY AFFIXED BLAZEORANGE BARREL PLUG
NO EXPORT - WILL SHIP TO USA ONLY
THIS ITEM IS IN STOCK AT THE WAREHOUSEAND WILL SHIP WITHOUT DELAY!
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CA & KS Residents - Imitation firearms, regardless of date, may only be shipped in conjunction with a frame or presentation box.
CT, MA, MN, NY, WI Residents - Only replicas of antique firearms (pre-1898) are allowed.
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Replica Gun 1860 Civil War Army Colt Revolver (black & Brass): $95