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SN 640. Cal. 46 RF. 20″ bbl, blue and case color finish, straight grained walnut stocks, saddle ring and bar on left side of receiver. U.S. inspected and cartouched. These carbines were made under sub-contract from Remington by the Savage Revolving Arms Company of Middletown, Ct. Made circa 1865 & 1866, This is Remington’s earliest production long arm chambered for metallic cartridge ammunition. Small inspector marks are present on metal parts. CONDITION: Very fine. Bbl retains 75% blue finish turning to a pleasing plum-brown. An area of roughness about 5″ long on right side of bbl as a result of poor handling. Bore is bright with strong rifling. Sights are excellent. Bbl band and retainer spring retain 90% case colored finish. Receiver retains 30% case colored finish with balance drifting to a pleasing gray-brown patina. Right side of receiver has some scratching. Screws in receiver are fine retaining much of straw finish. Breechblock and hammer retain 50% black blue finish. Stocks are very good with some slight handling marks and bruises, especially on left side of forend. Buttstock shows clear cartouches and a “P” proof. Buttplate retains 90% fiery case color with some wear at heel and toe. A very fine example of a very rare early Remington carbine. 49547-5 TEP C&R (3,000-5,000) – Lot 1154

Auction: Firearms - October 2015
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