Colt ~ Model 1861 Special Musket ~ .58 Cal
Guns International #: 101146139 Seller's Inventory #: 02712800_OWA_14
Category: Colt Rifles - Antique - Antique Rifles - Percussion
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Seller: Cabelas Owatonna
Member Since: 3/19/07
First Name: Gun Library
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Country: United States
Phone: (507) 444-5131
Seller: FFL Dealer
Return Policy: 3 day inspection and return policy on used guns.
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Colt Model 1861 Special Musket Dated 1863 in .58 caliber with 40” barrel marked at breech “1863/ VP (Eagle’s Head). Percussion lock with Eagle Motif stamped on bolster with “U.S. /COLT’S PT. F.A. MFG. CO./ HARTFORD CT.” marked forward of the hammer & “1863” on tail. Features two-leaf rear sight graduated to 500 yards, iron furniture with sling swivels, steel nose cap & buttplate with “US” stamped on tang. Black walnut stock with two visible cartouches behind rear lock screw on left side. Colt produced these muskets under Ordnance Department contracts during the Civil War. It is estimated that roughly 100,000 Colt M 1861’s were produced between 1861-1865. Excellent condition overall with crisp markings, metal surfaces showing in the white with very little staining. The stock is also excellent with very few small marks. Mechanically sound with good bore. This fine antique rifle is in outstanding condition and can in most cases be sent directly to your home. (Please check local laws.)
Caliber: .58 caliber muzzle loader.
Chambers: Single shot percussion.
Metal Condition: Excellent.
Wood Condition: Excellent.
Bore Condition: May be unfired.
Barrels: 40 inches in the white with factory sights.
Stock: Walnut with a straight grip and full length forearm.
13 3/8 inch LOP.
Fore End: Steel cap.
Butt Pad: Crescent steel.
Weight: 8 Lbs. 10 Oz.
Sights: 1 Standing and 2 folding rear sights for 100, 300 and 500 yards and a small blade front.
Extras: Comes with the ramrod.
Item Location: Owatonna, MN