REMINGTON 1863 ZOUAVE RIFLE

SKU: C23522

$3,965.00 

6200-04

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58 Cal; very good bore, good stock, 33'' barrel, Remington Percussion contract rifle manufactured 1863-1865. Original metal finish, brass mounted walnut stock. Original ramrod present. Casehardened lock dated 1863 with the American Eagle motif over "REMINGTON'S/ILION, N.Y." and stamped U.S. The top of the barrel is stamped with the date 1863, U.S., and with V P and eagleshead. Two visible inspector cartouches on the left stock flat. U.S. marked buttplate tang. Most parts have at least one small inspector initial. The blue finish originally on the barrel has faded away to gray patina with some dark areas. The brass furniture has been cleaned at some point but not overdone. Patch box on the right side of the stock has three lead balls and an extra nipple. Mechanically fine with a very good 7 groove bore. Antique,