Remington Model 1863 Zouave Rifle With Original Saber Bayonet

.58 caliber, 33" barrel retained by two brass barrel bands, no S/N. Blued barrel, color case hardened lock, brass furniture. Standard Remington lock markings, dated 1863. Barrel with matching date, usual V/P/[eagle head] proofs and marked STEEL. Counterpane with two clear script cartouches, HDJ and BH. Retains both sling swivels, original ramrod and spare cone in patch box. Accompanied by a correct pattern original saber bayonet with correct brass-mounted leather scabbard. 


Fine. Retains most of the blued finish on the barrel with the case color on the lock fading and dulling. Mechanically functional, very good 7-groove bore. Rear sight blade damaged and 300-yard leaf is missing. Wood with scattered bumps, dings and handling marks. Bayonet about fine with an uncleaned patina on the hilt and a bright blade. Scabbard very good, with mounts matching the patina of the hilt, leather with scuffs and mars.

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
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