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Lot 1194: Remington New Model Army Percussion Revolver with Carved Grip

Auction Date: September 11, 2021

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $2,500 - $3,750

Remington New Model Army Percussion Revolver with Carved Grip

Manufacturer: Remington Arms Inc
Model: New Model Army Revolver
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 44
Barrel: 8 inch octagon
Finish: blue
Grip: carved
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Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 152
Class: Antique

Manufactured 1864-1875. Standard markings other than the lack of the "NEW MODEL" at the end of the barrel address. The cone front sight has been replaced during period of usage by a dovetailed round blade front sight. Single letter inspection marks throughout. Eagle and snake Mexican style relief carved left grip panel with three notches carved into the right grip, possibly indicating a number men's lives cut short with this revolver. The butt is marked with three letters, "C F" and a smaller "J" of an unidentified meaning. Matching serial numbers on the barrel, cylinder, and grip frame.

Rating Definition:

Fine, retaining 60% original blue finish with areas of thinning and light oxidation and a cylinder drag line. The grips are very good with some age cracking and a repaired chip on the left panel away from the eagle motif. Mechanically excellent.

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