Reproduction of English carabiner, made of metal and wood, with simulator mechanism for loading and firing. The Enfield 1861 was a short version of the Enfield 1853; in the British Empire it was used by artillery units for their self defense. In the American Secession War (1861-1865) it was used by artillery and cavalry units, being the second most used rifle in the contest. It was a very popular weapon, especially among Confederate troops, who imported more Enfield rifles than any other weapon during the confrontation, buying them from private contractors and arms dealers. The Enfield 1861, also known as the Pattern 1861 Enfield, was a 15 mm caliber carabiner (.577). The rifle had a steel cannon whose bore had only three stripes and was attached to the handguards with two metal clamps, so it was frequently called - two-band model. The bullets he used were usually of the Minié model and were not made by melting lead in a mold, but by cutting a thick lead wire, which gave him more resistance. Enjoy this DENIX reproduction of the Enfield 1861 rifle, a weapon highly appreciated by historical reenactors of the Civil War and weapon collectors for its quality, precision and reliability!