Largest selection of genuine antique weapons for sale in UK, visit our website andrewbottomley.com Ref no 9110. American Remington "New Model Army" .44 calibre 6 shot Percussion Revolver c.1861-1865. Civil war era. The barrel stamped on top with "Patented Sept.14 1858. E. Remington & Sons, Ilion, New York U.S.A. New Model". These great revolvers were manufactured by Remington and were the major competition to Samuel Colt's model 1860 Army Revolver. Almost the whole production were ordered for the various U.S. Government contracts placed during the American Civil War. The famous American showman William F. Cody (Buffalo Bill), carried one of these reliable revolvers during the Indian wars in the mid 19th century and he was known to have said about his Remington "it never failed me". Overall length 14 inches. In good condition showing some of the original blued finish. Ref 9110.This is an antique weapon and is sold as a collectors item only. No Licence is required in the United Kingdom.
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