CIVIL WAR GUN KNIFE FRAMED SET
During the Civil War, the Union Army purchased almost 130,000 pieces of the M1860 percussion revolver, making it the most-used revolver in the conflict. Enterprising Confederate armories were quick to appropriate the design and produce the piece for Southern troops. The gun was a .44 caliber, six shot, front-loader that took linen or paper cartridges. This non-firing replica has the handling characteristics of the original, with functional lock and loading mechanisms. This customized combination Pistol/Knife version features a 6 5/8" stainless steel blade at the barrel of the cast metal constructed revolver. Pickett's Charge at Gettysburg is shown in this historic frame with brass identification plaque and crossed swords Civil War Cavalry cap pin accents. Meaures 17" overall.