Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 1816: Two Remington UMC Model 51 Semi-Automatic Pistols

Auction Date: September 15, 2013

Two Remington UMC Model 51 Semi-Automatic Pistols

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,000 - $1,800

A) Exceptional Remington UMC Model 51 Semi-Automatic Pistol with Box

Manufacturer: Remington UMC
Model: 51
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 32
Barrel: 3 1/2 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip: hard rubber
Stock:
Item Views: 5327
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 288
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Description:

Manufactured from 1918 to 1934. Later variation with the two line address/patent dates, "OTHERS PENDING" marking on top of the slide and 15 slide serrations. Serial number on the left side of the frame and ""Remington/TRADE MARK" on the right side. The left front upper trigger guard is marked "CR" and there is an anchor on the right side. Blue finish with bright barrel marked "32 CAL/7.65 M/M" at the chamber. Fixed sights and fitted with checkered black hard rubber grips with "REMINGTON/UMC" in a circle at the top. Comes with correct end and interior labels, instructions and cleaning rod.

Rating Definition:

Excellent. The pistol retains 99% plus original blue finish with some light spotting on the front strap, and overall some light handling marks and scratches. The grips are also excellent with some light handling marks and crisp checkering. The markings remain crisp and clear. Mechanically excellent. The box is good with a couple of separated corners, tape repaired hinge and some outer material loss. The instruction sheet has a few tears.



B) Excellent Remington Model 51 Semi-Automatic Pistol with Box

Manufacturer: Remington UMC
Model: 51
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 380
Barrel: 3 1/2 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip: hard rubber
Stock:
Item Views: 5327
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 288
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Description:

Manufactured between 1918 and 1934. This is an earlier variation with 9 serrations on the slide and the top is marked with the two line address and "PEDERSEN'S PATENTS PENDING". The left side of the frame is marked with the serial number, the right side is marked "Remington/TRADE MARK" and there is a small anchor marked on the upper right front of the trigger guard. Blue finish, bright barrel marked "380 CAL" on the chamber, fixed sights and fitted with black checkered hard rubber grips with "REMINGTON/UMC" in a circle at the top. Complete with an original black hinged lid box with correct end and interior labels, extra magazine, instructions and cleaning brush.

Rating Definition:

Excellent. The pistol retains 98% original blue finish with some mild edge wear, some mild thinning on the front strap and a few minor dings on the front strap. The grips are also excellent with some minor handling marks and crisp checkering. The markings remain crisp and clear. Mechanically excellent. The box is good with two separated corners on the lid, flaking end labels and some edge wear.



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