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Thread: USA made Colt 1861 Special Rifle

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    USA made Colt 1861 Special Rifle

    I think I have acquired one of the USA-made 1861 Colt Special Rifles that were manufactured about 20 years ago. Is fully defarbed, no foreign proof marks anywhere. Serial number is 1867. Can anyone help me confirm if it is one of them?

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    The Colt muskets made 20 yrs, ago had Samuel Colt engraved on the trigger assembly

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    U S made Colt

    The only real U S Made Colt reproduction was the one mfg by Springfield Firearms Corporation (Ceased operations)U.S. Rifle Musket Special Model 1861 (Colt Model ) see our N-ssa Approved arms list.
    N-SSA Member since 1974

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