civil War Remington New Model Army Revolver


This 44 caliber percussion revolver was produced between 1863-1875, with quantities produced of approximately 122,000. Possesses a six-shot round cylinder, and an 8 inch octagonal barrel. One of the most widely used handguns of the civil war, it was the chief competitor to Colt’s Model 1860 Army. Showman William F. “Buffalo Bill” Cody carried a New Model Army for hunting buffalo and during the Indian Wars claiming that “It never failed me.” Casehardened low spur hammer, blued finish and walnut grips. While missing pieces the left grip bears an inspectors cartouche, indicating that it was accepted for use by the U.S. army.