US Civil War era Whitney Navy percussion revolver chambered in .36

US Civil War era Whitney Navy percussion revolver chambered in .36

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This is an original US Civil War era Whitney Navy percussion revolver chambered in .36. The serial number identifies this as a second model that dates to the mid 1850s early 1860s. All visible numbers are matching including the grips. During the US Civil War both sides used this model. Some 33,000 Whitney Navy revolvers were produced during the production run, with many seeing US government use. The US Army acquired 10,587 of the revolvers between 1861 and 1864 and the US Navy purchased an additional 6,226 between 1863 and 1865. The state of New Jersey purchased 920 Whitney Navy revolvers in 1863, but 792 of those guns were subsequently resold to the US Army in 1863 and 1864.

This example is in great condition and has a perfect working action that indexes every time. The bore is in very good condition.

Chambered in an obsolete calibre it can be owned live without any form of license.

It is being sold as a collectors piece only.

To order Call 01547 529093 or 05603 416575 or email sales@deactivated-guns.co.uk.


Product Code: 48

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