COLT SPECIAL MODEL1861 RIFLED MUSKET WITH BAYONET 1864
Original Civil War Colt Special Model 1861 Rifled Musket with 1864 production date. Has matching dates on the Lockplate and Tang of the Barrel. Comes with a matching "US" marked bayonet in a mismatched Scabbard. The gun is in excellent condition with a beautiful overall patina. The walnut stock is in great shape with the usual bumps and bruises from service. Has a small amount of wood missing near the bottom of the buttplate and a small piece missing under the hammer where the stock meets the barrel. Has a really nice Colt Maker stamp on the front of the Lockplate. The barrel is full length with rifling remaining. The rear long range sight and the front pinch sights are intact. Has the original correct style rarmod. All three barrel band have the "U" inspector stamp and both sling swivels are intact. The mechanics are fully functional with nice tight perfect action. A great example that will add to any collection or museum. Please see all photos.