"REMINGTON MODEL 1861 OLD MODEL ARMY PERCUSSION REVOLVER. SN 2861. Cal. 44. Scarce Remington with 8" oct bbl, usual 2-line marking with dovetailed German silver cone front sight & grooved topstrap rear sight. Rammer has grooved top edge with a filister screw in channel to prevent cylinder pin from moving during shooting. It has concealed threads in frame. There is a large "C48" stamped upside down on right side of frame. It has brass trigger guard & smooth 2-pc walnut grips whose numbers could not be found although it is readily apparent that they have been in place for life of revolver. Only about 6,000 of these were made in 1862. According to Flayderman's Guide to Antique American Firearms just about entire production was purchased by military. Although grips do not show cartouche, there are small inspector initials on various parts. CONDITION: Very fine, all matching except grips as noted above. Bbl retains 60-70% thin orig blue, strong & bright on bottom. Frame, cylinder & grip frame are a smooth even blue/gray patina with traces of orig finish in most sheltered areas. Frame has a few scattered spots of very fine pitting. Grips are sound with minor nicks and retain a hand worn patina with traces of orig finish on right side. Mechanics are fine, bright shiny bore with a few spots of pitting. 4-31569 JR390 (2,500-4,000)"
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Reloading kit for pinfire cartridges (5mm,7mm, 9mm & 12mm)
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