Colt Special Civil War Musket 58 cal Bore Exc strong rifling, Mech Exc, Wood VG plus with strong cartouche, Has a 40” Rd barrel with original sights, 1862 date partially visible, Excellent proof markings. Ramrod, barrel bands and sling swivels. The lockplate is VG plus with 1862 date to the rear of the hammer and US Colt Pt FA MFg co Hartford Ct markings. The buttplate is US marked. Metal overall has an aged grey brown patina finish with some fine to light pitting in the nipple breech area. The bolster has an excellent Eagle marking.