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Remington New Model Army Revolver
« on: November 12, 2012, 06:19:07 PM »

Remington New Model Army Revolver

"REMINGTON NEW MODEL ARMY PERCUSSION REVOLVER. SN 51023. Cal. 44. Fine martial New Model with 8" oct bbl, usual 3-line bbl marking with dovetail German silver cone front sight & grooved top strap rear sight. It has brass trigger guard & 2-pc walnut grips with clear cartouche on left side. There are small inspector initials on various parts. CONDITION: Very good to fine, all matching except grips whose number could not be found.  It is apparent however that they have been in place for life of revolver.  Bbl & rammer handle retain thin orig blue mixed with medium patina, stronger on rammer handle.  Frame retains 20-25% thin orig blue with balance a gray patina.  Cylinder & grip straps are a gray patina.  Grips have a chipped left heel & show moderate to heavy wear with traces of orig finish.  Mechanics are fine, bright shiny bore with scattered pitting






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