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SN 2069. Cal. 54. Unusual side hammer carbine with 24-1/4″ rifled rnd bbl, integral front sight on front brass band with smooth brass middle band, both screwed to forestock. Fitted to lock under hammer is Maynard tape primer mechanism. This scarce variant only occurs on about 1000 guns made by Remington. It has usual “USN” markings with “RP” (Richard Paine) inspector initials and the date “1847″ with “W.JENKS” and “CAST-STEEL” on top flat of bbl. Lockplate has usual markings “REMINGTON’S/HERKIMER/N.Y.” This scarce variant of a Jenks carbine rarely comes to market and this is a beautiful example retaining most of its orig finish that would be difficult to upgrade. PROVENANCE: The Estate Collection of Phil A. Bleakney, Jr. CONDITION: Very fine overall. Bbl retains 95%+ orig brown finish though thinning in areas with staining and light pitting. Lockplate & hammer retain strong traces of case color with balance a smooth silver/gray. Brass is a yellow polished patina. Loading lever on top retains about 50% thin blue finish with staining. Stock is sound and solid with scattered storage dings, dents and scratches with well defined inspector’s cartouche. Mechanics are excellent, crisp bright bore. 49059-241 JS (3,000-5,000) – Lot 1141

Auction: Firearms - October 2015
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