A U.S. Model 1861 contract percussion rifle-musket by Savage R.F.A. Company
The 40 inch .58 caliber barrel with standard sights and marked at breech 1863 with V/P over faint eagle head. Lockplate with standard markings and 1863 date. Walnut stock and unmarked socket bayonet.
Condition: Good to very good. Metal with mottled grey patina showing some minor pitting and generally sharp markings. Sound wood showing numerous marks including some deep bruises opposite lock and a 1/4 inch hole drilled partly through the left center of the buttstock.