Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 3296: Two Remington-Smoot New Model Revolvers

Auction Date: December 5, 2021

Collector's Lot of Two Remington-Smoot New Model Revolvers

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,300 - $1,900

A) Scarce Blued Remington-Smooth New Model pocket No. 1 Revolver

Manufacturer: E. Remington & Sons
Model: Smoot
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 30 RF
Barrel: 2 13/16 inch solid rib
Finish: blue
Grip: synthetic
Stock:
Item Views: 271
Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 165
Class: Antique
Description:

Manufactured from 1875-1877. Standard one-line address/patent marking on barrel rib, recoil shield affixed rigidly to the frame, and Remington smooth grips. Scarce and desirable full blued finish. The butt a well known Fritz Baehr collection mark, "FB-211."

Rating Definition:

Very fine, retaining 80% plus original blue finish with flaking and thinning to brown on the balance. Nearly all original case colors remain on the hammer. The grips are also very fine with a short hairline crack at the back edge of the left panel and attractive color. Mechanically excellent.



B) Remington-Smooth New Model No. 1 Revolver

Manufacturer: E. Remington & Sons
Model: Smoot
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 30 RF
Barrel: 2 13/16 inch solid rib
Finish: nickel
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 271
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 165
Class: Antique
Description:

Manufactured from 1875-1877. Standard one-line address/patent marking on barrel rib and recoil shield affixed rigidly to the frame. Provenance: The Milan J. Turk Collection

Rating Definition:

Excellent, retaining 97% original nickel finish with limited flash type pitting visible on top frame strap. The grips are very fine with high edge wear. Mechanically excellent.



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