Approximately 25,000 .22 and .32 rimfire variants of these "New Repeating Pistols" were manufactured by Remington from 1863-1888. This example has blade and notch sights, "MANUFACTURED BY E. REMINGTON & SONS. ILION. N.Y" on the left side of the barrel rib, "ELLIOTS' PATENTS. MAY 29. 1860-OCT. 1. 1861" on the opposite side, matching serial numbers on the barrel group and frame, a "*" on the bottom of the barrel near the breech, "B" on the left side of the frame above the grip, and "B. KITTREDGE & CO./CIN. O." on the left side over the frame behind the trigger "spur." Benjamin Kittredge & Co. were firearms retailers and agents in Cincinnati, Ohio, in the second half of the 19th century. Many guns that passed through their warehouse ended up further west, and Kittredge is credited with nicknaming several models such as the Colt "Peacemaker."
Fine, retaining 40% plus original blue finish mostly on the barrels with a brown patina on the balance. The grips are very good with some discoloration and chipping along the edges. Mechanically excellent.
As "A" with silver-plated finish.
Very fine, retaining 70% plus original silver plated finish, moderate flaking, and flat spots on the lower edge of each grip panel. Mechanically excellent.
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