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by johtpeyt
Fri Jun 14, 2019 10:52 am
Forum: RR / Pre -1899
Topic: Looking for a firing pin for a Remington Rolling Block Rifle chambered in 50-70
Replies: 2
Views: 1049

Re: Looking for a firing pin for a Remington Rolling Block Rifle chambered in 50-70

I am an intern at the Custer Battlefield Museum in Garryowen, Montana and am looking for a cleaning rod for a vintage Remington Rolling Block rifle that most likely dates back to before 1873. The gun is chambered in 50-70. It does not have any serial numbers or marking on it, and it is a rifle that ...
by johtpeyt
Thu Jun 13, 2019 1:53 pm
Forum: RR / Pre -1899
Topic: Custer's rolling block rifle
Replies: 4
Views: 1450

Custer's rolling block rifle

Did George Armstrong Custer have a second Rolling Block Rifle? While there are photos of him with a sporterized version of the gun, we have a rolling block rifle, most likely an infantry model with no visible markings on it that we would like to know more about.
by johtpeyt
Thu Jun 13, 2019 1:48 pm
Forum: RR / Pre -1899
Topic: Looking for a firing pin for a Remington Rolling Block Rifle chambered in 50-70
Replies: 2
Views: 1049

Looking for a firing pin for a Remington Rolling Block Rifle chambered in 50-70

I am an intern at the Custer Battlefield Museum in Garryowen, Montana and am looking for a firing pin for a vintage Remington Rolling Block rifle that most likely dates back to before 1873. The gun is chambered in 50-70. It does not have any serial numbers or marking on it, and it is a rifle that an...