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Pedersoli Richmond 1862 Type III Percussion Rifle
Pedersoli Richmond 1862 Type III Percussion Rifle


Pedersoli Richmond 1862 Type III Percussion Rifle

Pedersoli Richmond 1862 Type III Percussion Rifle

Item number: S.205

Available on backorder


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It was produced using the machines and equipment transferred from the Harper’s Ferry arsenal, closed on April 18, 1861 to Richmond, the Confederate Capital. Exactly on that occasion the Richmond State Armoury was founded and replacing the Virginia Manufactory Arms. This gun was one of the most popular during the American Civil War, it was manufactured basing on the US 1855 Model with the Maynard tape igniting system. It is for this reason that the lock features that overhang on the upper side, which however during the years and having seen its uselessness, was lowered to simplify the works. Except for the lock’s profile, the brass butt plate and the stock nose cap, the gun’s look cannot help to remember the Model US 1861, the corresponding infantry musket of the Northern troops, which looking at the hammer design is referable to the previous US 1855.
The gun is equipped with two sling swivels, one fit under the mid band and the other one fit in front of the trigger guard. The stock is made of walnut.

Caliber .58
Twist 1828 mm (1:72”)
Barrel’s length 1010 mm
Overall length 1422 mm
Weight n/a

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Free of sale within the European Union. The product can be shipped only dealer to dealer and only within the EU or can be picked up at our store.


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