Confederate Revolver Non-Firing Gun
Gunnison Replica - Nice Stage Prop - Re-enactor Gun
A non-firing copy of the Colt 1860 classic, used extensively in the Civil War. This piece replicates the original in size, weight and appearance, and the parts function much like the original. However, parts cannot be interchanged or the replica made to fire ammunition. The Colt Army Model 1860 was a cap & ball .44-caliber revolver used during the American Civil War. It was favored as a side arm by cavalry, infantry, and artillery troops. More than 200,000 were manufactured from 1860 through 1873. The weapon was a single-action, six-shot weapon accurate up to 75 to 100 yards, where the fixed sights were typically set when manufactured. The rear sight was a notch in the hammer, clearly visible only when the revolver was cocked. The Colt .44-caliber “Army" Model was one of the most widely used revolvers of the Civil War. It was the revolver of choice for officers, artillerymen, and cavalrymen. The Colt .44 had a six-shot, rotating cylinder. It fired a 0.454-inch diameter round lead ball, or a conical projectile, that was propelled by a 30 grain charge of black powder ignited by a brass percussion cap that was struck by the hammer. When fired, balls had a muzzle velocity of about 750 feet per second. Colt model 1860 Civil War Army revolver, 13" long
Nearly identical to the more famous Colt revolvers in looks and design, the Griswold & Gunnison .36 caliber percussion revolver had some brass parts, since steel was scarce during by the war. It had an octagonal barrel that tapered to a round shape at the end of the muzzle.
A percussion revolver was charged by pouring a small, measured ration of black powder into a tiny sack of nitrated paper or cloth, and topped with either a conical or round lead projectile, and inserted into one of the 6 cylinders, and tamped down by a clever built-in ram that was attached by a hinge under the barrel. A percussion cap was fitted onto the rear of the cylinder, which ignited the charge when struck by the hammer.
Replica Gun has working mechanism
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Authentic size and weight of actual gun
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Non-firable and can not be altered to do so