Original 1864 Lock Plate, Savage R.F.A. Co. Manufacture
M1861 Springfield lock plate, dated 1864 by Savage Revolving Fire Arms Co. There
is the eagle on the lock plate with U.S. underneath, 1864 date on the
lock plate as well. Nice example of a contractor- made plate. Savage R.F.A. Co. was assigned the contract originally held by Parker, Snow & Co. Savage R.F.A. Co. produced around 25,250 of this lockplate at their Middletown, CT plant.
This is an original piece that may or may not
fit reproduction muskets. All sales final.