Remington 51 nickel

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Bigbird
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Remington 51 nickel

Post by Bigbird » Tue Nov 22, 2016 7:02 pm

PA 24086 serial... nickel model 51 380 acp Remington , inspected by Gunsmith confirms original finish ..,has the anchor on trigger guard ..year, ?rarity , ?value ?and would the factory have done the nickel?...file too big to show picture but it is 95% or better ..,thanks

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Re: Remington 51 nickel

Post by admin » Wed Nov 23, 2016 1:36 pm

Quick way is to check is if anchor is stamped through the nickel and not under...

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Re: Remington 51 nickel

Post by Bigbird » Fri Nov 25, 2016 3:08 pm

It looks like a regular stamp that broke the surface of the nickel. So I understand if a true nickel the stamp would break the surface , if redone in nickel The coating would have covered it, or is it the other way around .Well it appears stamped thru and all the other writing , serial # etc all appear to have broken the surface of the metal, the edges are all consistent in color no dulling or excessive sharpness from polishing or buffing

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Re: Remington 51 nickel

Post by admin » Sat Nov 26, 2016 10:36 am

Sounds good, people can do some good work but that's a hard one (or not worth it?) one to fake.

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