RICHMOND ARMORY CONFEDERATE CARBINE WITH 1863 DATE
Original Civil War Confederate Richmond Armory Carbine with 1863 Date. The gun has an overall beautiful patina and was originally bought by the Confederate Arms Expert Michael Kramer. . The stock is in great shape with usual bumps and bruises from service and a brass Buttplate. The fully functional Lockplate has C.S. Richmond, VA stamp and 1863 date. The Richmond barrel is full length at 25" and has its original iron front sight. Has an Enfield Brass Nosecap. Please see all photos of this Confederate Cavalry Veteran.
The arms were made with the machinery and parts captured at Harpers Ferry in April 1861. They have a distinctive hump lockplate that was made from the equipment that made the M1855 Locks with Maynard Tape Primer System.