Inspired by the era when correspondence was an art form and craftsmanship was honored. From the remarkably detailed Model 1861 Springfield Rifle Musket clip to the replica 58 Caliber Minie’ Ball on the cap and 44 Colt Army Bullet on the end, this pen is ready to help you create your own chapter of history. It’s the perfect gift for Civil War enthusiasts, gun aficionados, history buffs, outdoorsmen and more. PSI designers painstakingly replicated these bullets and musket for ultimate authenticity.
58 Caliber Minie’ 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 Minie’ 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. The bullets were designed for the round rifle barrel, and the cartridge was paper and glued to the ball.