This is the PERFECT gift for the Civil War enthusiasts, gun aficionados and history buffs. Both the North & South pens are included in this set. The flag of the Union (north) and the the flag of the Confederate (south) are include int this set. The pens come in an engraved pen box with the generals of the Civil War on the outside (as shown).
The clip of the civil war pens are a detailed Model 1861 Springfield Rifle Musket. The cap of the pens are a replica 58 Caliber Mini- Ball and on the nib of the pens is a 44 Colt Army Bullet which was the side arm carried by both the North and South officers
58 Caliber Mini- Ball replica cap (actual size - used on pen cap)
This was the most widely used bullet in the civil war. Originally a French army bullet, it was officially adopted by the Americans in 1855. Rings were added to the original design to hold grease to help ease the bullet down the barrel as well as to collect powder residue when fired. Used in the Model 1861 Springfield Rifle Musket.
Model 1861 Springfield Rifle Musket replica clip (pen clip)
The Model 1861, commonly referred to as the “Springfield”, was a single-shot, muzzle-loading gun favored for its range, accuracy and reliability. It fired the 58-caliber Mini- Ball and had a maximum effective range of 500 yards. It was the most common firearm in use by both Union and Confederate forces.
44 Caliber 1860 Colt Army Revolver Bullet replica end (actual size - used on pen tip)
The 1860 Colt Army Revolver was the favorite side arm for cavalry, infantry, and artillery troops and was the most widely used handgun of the Civil War. This revolver was a six shot model allowing the user to fire six times before needing to stop and reload the weapon.