Remington Model 1863 "Zouave" Rifle
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Civil War Era Remington Model 1863 58 caliber Percussion Rifle. Commonly Known as the Harpers Ferry Pattern Zouave Rifles, Although not know to have been issued during the war. This is an estate-fresh example having been discovered in Connecticut, and owned by the same family for generations. According to the family, given to the Mrs Mary E Bailey Widow of Lafayette Bailey who died in 1865 as a result of his imprisonment at Libby Prison. 33" round barrel, Good Function, appears all original, with period correct black leather sling. Marked: Remington's U.S. Ilion NY, 1863, with two inspection cartouches on the stock. Butt Plate Stamped H. US. Brass barrel Bands Marked U. Rear of Barrel Stamped 1863, US, VP, STEEL. An Extra nipple is present in the patch box. *ANTIQUE Due to length, this is an oversize shipping item +$20 Condition: Fine+ Antique Condition. With light speckled developing patina on the barrel, brownish developing patina on brass parts, Field Marks to stock and a few dings. The Sling Rivets have rubbed a section of the stock clean on the underside. Bore Exhibits light rust. There is a crack extending from the end of the brass trigger guard rearward.
category: CIVILWAR, CONDITION: FINE, , YEAR: 1863