According to Flayderman's 9th Edition, this is a Remington Model 1863 Percussion Contracr Rifle, a.k.a. "Zouave Rifle". Total quantity 12,501. .58 caliber; single shot muzzleloader. 33 inch barrel. Markings: (very faint) Lock plate - Remington eagle; in two lines under bolster REMINGTON'S/ILION, N.Y.: at rear horizontally dated 1863; breech of barrel marked with date and V/P (eaglehead) proof with inspector initials and STEEL. Tang of buttplate marked U.S. "One of the best made and designed military arms of the Civil War era. The origin of the name "Zouave" for this rifle has yet to be revealed. In official documents and the U.S. contract it was termed "Harpers Ferry Pattern". Picture show the condition. Bore is very good - a shooter. No FFL needed. Payment must be made in USPS or Bank of America Money Orders unless prior arrangements are made. Any other payment, including bank money orders and cashier’s check will delay shipping. (There are a lot of fake money orders and Cashier’s checks floating around). If a firearm is returned because it is not legal in your state, there will be a 20% restocking fee. All firearms will be shipped to the buyer’s state only. Know your laws. Shipping by USPS Priority Mail is $35 to the continental US which does not insurance.
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