Revolver, Remington Army Old Model, 6 Shot
Revolver, Remington Army Old Model, 6 Shot


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Collection Tier:
Tier 2

Weapons
Weapons ➔ Revolver, Remington Army Old Model, 6 Shot

Identifier:
92291
Description:
Remington 1858 New Model Army .44 Revolver .;The 1858 New Army model revolver was a muzzleloading, cap and ball, six-shot revolver.;"Patented Sept. 14, 1858- Manufactured By Remingtons', Ilion, N.Y." stamped on the top angle of the barrel.;The New Model Army was advanced for its time, incorporating features such as a  frame. Approx. 135,000 New Models were produced from 1863-1888 in serial Range 12,000-148,000. The only revolver to enjoy more use during the civil war was the 1860 colt army.;Maker: Remington
Model: Army
.44 cal
Percussion revolver
Date:
circa 1863
Materials:
Ironwood
Dimensions:
5" h 1.5 | "" w 13 5/8 | "" d
Current Location Status:
In Storage
Source:
Courtesy Of C.M. Slayton
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Makers/Donors
Remington Arms Company
Remington Arms Company can be traced all the way back to 1816 when Eliphalet Remington II hand-crafted his first rifle barrel. The company achieved success with a series of government contracts manufacturing arms for the United States military. In 1856, Eliphalet was joined by his sons and together founded the E. Remington and Sons Company. Following the end of the Civil War, the company began to shift its focus increasingly toward manufacturing arms for civilian and sportsman use, and to more diverse markets. In 1874, Remington produced the first effective typewriter in 1874 and in 1921 expanded into cutlery. The company was also the first to introduce the concept of game loads for shotgun ammunition. To date, they remain a relevant and innovative arms company. 

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