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by Researcher
Wed Jan 08, 2020 11:29 am
Forum: RS / Pre - 1899
Topic: 1894 AE forend photo request
Replies: 9
Views: 429

Re: 1894 AE forend photo request

The machine screw and escutcheon were a repair my Father made to his gun in his late years of using it. Charles Semmer shows two similar repairs at the bottom of page 224 of his book that I'm sure were done many years after the guns left Ilion.
by Researcher
Tue Jan 07, 2020 7:43 pm
Forum: RS / Pre - 1899
Topic: 1894 AE forend photo request
Replies: 9
Views: 429

Re: 1894 AE forend photo request

I pulled the forearms on my two highest original condition guns, CEO and DEO and on one that little wood screw is color case hardened and the other blued like this gun?!? On my only AE-Grade, the gun my Father shot for over forty years, that little wood screw is replaced by a machine screw and escut...
by Researcher
Tue Jan 07, 2020 2:11 pm
Forum: RS / Pre - 1899
Topic: 1894 AE forend photo request
Replies: 9
Views: 429

Re: 1894 AE forend photo request

Here are a couple of pics from a pretty clean gun --
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by Researcher
Wed Jan 01, 2020 10:24 am
Forum: RS / Pre - 1899
Topic: Bulge in Damascus 1894 barrel.
Replies: 5
Views: 465

Re: Bulge in Damascus 1894 barrel.

While every gun must be evaluated on its own merits, I can report that from some time during WW-II when he got it until 1988, the last year he hunted, my Father shot an 1896 vintage AE-Grade Remington Hammerless Double. His normal loads for Pheasant hunting was a #7 1/2 trap load in the right barrel...
by Researcher
Fri Dec 20, 2019 8:16 pm
Forum: RS / Post - 1898
Topic: Remington Mod.11 question
Replies: 8
Views: 783

Re: Remington Mod.11 question

The Model 11 receiver with serial number 479247 was put in work between June 30, 1942, (469363) and Aug 1, 1943, when the reached 499999. They then jumped serial numbers to 700000 and continued. With the Cutts Compensator with a spreader tube it was much more likely used as a skeet gun during WW-II ...
by Researcher
Thu Dec 19, 2019 9:18 am
Forum: RS / Post - 1898
Topic: Matted Top Barrels
Replies: 1
Views: 279

Re: Matted Top Barrels

From the introduction of the Model 870 Wingmaster in 1950 the matted top surface barrel was a standard feature of the Model 870ADL "Deluxe" Grade and the Model 870BDL "Deluxe" Grade. In the 1962 catalog Remington began offering the ADL with either a matted barrel $104.95 or a vent rib barrel $130.50...
by Researcher
Wed Oct 23, 2019 8:31 pm
Forum: RS / Post - 1898
Topic: Date code on Remington shot shell boxes?
Replies: 2
Views: 778

Re: Date code on Remington shot shell boxes?

I have a box of 28-gauge 2 7/8 inch Remington Express loads with the "New Remington Crimp" with 1 R 1 and 12-47 on the bottom flap. For 1946, the Remington Express loads still had the roll-crimp. The "New Remington Crimp" was introduced on the Remington Express loads in the January 3, 1947, Remingto...
by Researcher
Sat Oct 19, 2019 9:36 pm
Forum: RS / Post - 1898
Topic: Model 31L 20 gauge with TC wood?
Replies: 3
Views: 1214

Re: Model 31L 20 gauge with TC wood?

That is not the Model 31 TC grip or slide handle checkering pattern. Its after market wood, I suspect from Bishop, as it is one of their grip checkering patterns. Remington never offered a vent rib on the 16- or 20-gauge Model 31s, only plain barrels, matted top surface or raised solid ribs. Yet on ...
by Researcher
Tue Oct 01, 2019 2:52 pm
Forum: RS / Post - 1898
Topic: The Remington Arms Union Metallic Cartridge Co. Inc.
Replies: 4
Views: 775

Re: The Remington Arms Union Metallic Cartridge Co. Inc.

Thanks. That is one more data point! More?
by Researcher
Mon Sep 30, 2019 6:46 pm
Forum: RS / Post - 1898
Topic: The Remington Arms Union Metallic Cartridge Co. Inc.
Replies: 4
Views: 775

Re: The Remington Arms Union Metallic Cartridge Co. Inc.

The Model 17 was introduced in Remington Catalog No. 51, the first catalog issued by Remington Arms Co., Inc. which was formed in 1920. The Model 17 is not in Catalog No. 50, the last catalog issued by The Remington Arms Union Metallic Cartridge Co., Inc. The folks at Ilion must have already made a ...
by Researcher
Mon Sep 30, 2019 5:12 pm
Forum: RR / Pre -1899
Topic: Muzzleloading 4 bore Remington barrel
Replies: 11
Views: 1271

Re: Muzzleloading 4 bore Remington barrel

J. Stevens Arms & Tool Co. also made shotguns with part octagon barrels --
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by Researcher
Sun Sep 22, 2019 9:51 am
Forum: RS / Post - 1898
Topic: Remington Autoloading Gun Year
Replies: 5
Views: 850

Re: Remington Autoloading Gun Year

The best available serial number chronology says your Remington Autoloading Shotgun was made early in 1910. The company name on the barrel should be Remington Arms Co.
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by Researcher
Sun Sep 15, 2019 10:14 am
Forum: RS / Post - 1898
Topic: Grandpa's Model 11
Replies: 1
Views: 711

Re: Grandpa's Model 11

Receivers with serial numbers in the 33728x range were put in work during August 1928. The barrel with a date code of DW would be D = September and W = 1928.
by Researcher
Sat Sep 14, 2019 7:41 am
Forum: RS / Pre - 1899
Topic: 1873 Lifter Grade
Replies: 2
Views: 679

Re: 1873 Lifter Grade

Early on, the Hammer-Lifter was offered in three grades -- $45, $60 & $75 -- Hammer Lifter grades pg 51.jpeg Hammer Lifter grades pg 53.jpeg A bit later, they changed the $75 gun to have Damascus barrels and added an $85 and $100 gun. Probably the only way to identify the grade of your gun is to get...
by Researcher
Wed Sep 11, 2019 8:22 am
Forum: RS / Pre - 1899
Topic: In need of info on a Remington 1889 model
Replies: 20
Views: 1879

Re: In need of info on a Remington 1889 model

During the latter years that the Remington Hammer Double was being manufactured, the heaviest loads our ammunition companies offered in 12-gauge were 3 1/2 drams of bulk smokeless powder or 28-grains of dense smokeless powder such as Infallible or Ballistite pushing 1 1/4 ounce of shot. Leader 28-gr...