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   hammer and niter blue trigger and fitted with carved antique ivory grips with a eagle, shield, flag motif on the right panel and a Russian crown over a two headed eagle shield motif on the left panel. The bottom of the back strap is famous Remington Collector Karl Moldenauer Collection marked “KM 125” in white.
CONDITION: Very fine. The revolver retains 70% original blue finish mixed with smooth brown and gray patina,
with a few scratches on the top barrel flat and right side of the frame. The trigger guard has an attractive, untouched dark aged patina. The grips are fine with exception of a 1 1/2 inch moderate sliver absent from the rear of the left panel, minor cracks on the bottoms, a chip on the front upper left panel and darkening in the carving. The markings are clear. Mechanically excellent.
Provenance: The Milan J. Turk Collection.
Estimate: 5,500 - 8,500
  Cased Engraved Remington New Model Police Percussion Revolver - Serial no. 15310, 36 cal., 3 1/2 inch octagon bbl., nickel finish, pearl grips. These New Model Police revolvers were manufactured from 1865 to 1873, and then many were converted by the factory to .38 rimfire. This example has a percussion cylinder as well as a cartridge conversion cylinder. It is not often that you find both percussion and cartridge cylinders as part of the cased accessories for this model. The revolver is decorated with profuse, exhibition quality floral scroll engraving on a punch dot background along with wavy and entwining line motifs. Each cylinder is engraved to match, incorporating the same broad floral scrollwork. The top barrel flat has the three-line patent dates/address/New Model” marking (faint). The revolver wears smooth pearl grips. The retailer partitioned case contains the extra cylinder, E. Remington & Sons cap tin, two cavity bullet mold, cleaning rod, and silver plated double sided eagle powder flask. These silver plated flasks are rarely seen, reserved for only the finest Remingtons. The exterior of the lid has a brass plaque crudely inscribed “G. Palmer.”
CONDITION: Very fine, retaining 95% plus replated nickel finish with some flaking on the trigger guard and the loading lever mostly a smooth gray patina. The engraving is crisp. The grips are also very fine with a few typical age lines, slight chip along the front strap (left panel) and high attractive fiery colors. Mechanically excellent. The relined case is very good with most of the veneer remaining, putty repaired lid corner, minor handling/storage marks and typical high spot wear on the lining. The extra cylinder retains 97% original nickel. 90% original silver remains on the flask. Provenance: The Milan J. Turk Collection. Estimate: 2,500 - 3,750
LOT 3123
 LOT 3122
Scarce Early Fluted
Cylinder Remington Rider Percussion Double
Action Revolver with Factory Relief Double Carved Grips - Serial no. 465, 36 percussion cal., 6 1/2 inch octagon bbl., blue finish, antique ivory grips. This fluted cylinder variation is the earliest production, manufactured from 1863 to 1865 with only a few
hundred produced. These revolver are found in the 3 digit or less serial number range. The top barrel flat is marked “MANUFACTURED BY REMINGTONS ILION, N.Y./RIDERS’ PT AUG. 17, 1858
MAY 3, 1859”, and the matching serial number is marked on the bottom barrel flat and the left side of the frame under the grip. This revolver has the distinctive full fluted cylinder, brass
cone front sight, frame notch rear sight, brass trigger guard, finished blue with a casehardened

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