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Largest selection of genuine antique weapons for sale in UK. See our website andrewbottomley.com Ref 3887. A Rare American Savage Navy model Civil War Period .36 percussion revolver. Circa 1861-1862. Engraved on the top strap "Savage R.F.A. Co. Middletown Ct. H. S. North Patented. June 17th 1856. January 18th 1859. May 15th 1860". 6 shot, double-action with a second ring trigger underneath the first. Designed in 1860 by Henry S. North and Edward Savage, production began in Middletown, Connecticut in 1861 and ended in 1862. The Savage 1861 Navy model revolver was officially used by the following United States army regiments: 1st Wisconsin U.S. Volunteer Cavalry, 2nd Wisconsin U.S. Volunteer Cavalry, 5th Kansas Volunteer Cavalry and the 7th New York Cavalry. Confederate States Army regiments: 34th Battalion of Virginia Cavalry, 35th Battalion of Virginia Cavalry, 11th Texas Cavalry, 7th Virginia Cavalry and the 7th Missouri Cavalry. "Captain Schwartz the Sharpshooter" (actually a Lt. Col. in the 39th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment. The 39th New York Infantry Regiment, known as the "Garibaldi Guard", was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.) The barrel engraving now well worn. Very well used condition and in working order. Overall length 14.5 inches. Ref 3887.This is an obsolete antique item and is sold as a collectors item only. No Licence is required in the United Kingdom. If you wish to purchase this item please visit our website andrewbottomley.com where you can pay by credit/debit card. Established 1968.