Lot 177    

Colt's Model 1863 Civil War Musket,
2005, Historic Americana / Nov 16, 17 & 18
Colt Model 1861 special rifle-musket.

Condition:  
This rifled musket is in mint condition. All metal surfaces are bright and have never been touched, showing only staining in the metal caused from dry grease. The bands show the "US" markings as well as the sub-inspector's marks. The rear sight shows all of its original bright black finish. The percussion nipple complete with its 100% original blue finish. The cartouches and the wood are mint.
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