REMINGTON NEW MODEL ARMY U.S. REVOLVER WITH CALIFORNIA STATE SEAL GRIPS
Bbl. 8″ octagon. Round six shot cyl. Frame, cyl. & bbl. have 75% coverage of New York style engraving. Engraving features flowers on the side of the action w/ vine type foliate scroll on other frame & bbl. areas. Cyl. has banner connected floral highlights. Spectacular 2 piece Ivory grips. Left panel has raises carving of the California state seal marked “EUREKA” around the top. Right panel depicts an American eagle w/ shield & flags. Major parts have “C” or “H” inspector initials. The new model army was the second most common revolver used by Union troops during the Civil War. Approx 122,000 were mfg. 1863-1865.