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by Drew Hause
Fri Dec 06, 2019 7:07 am
Forum: RS / Pre - 1899
Topic: Michigan resources for Model 1882 SXS high grade 12 GA
Replies: 2
Views: 32

Re: Michigan resources for Model 1882 SXS high grade 12 GA

ANY attempt at a clean-up, done wrong, will substantially diminish the value and collectability of the gun. Simply wipe down the metal parts with RemOil at this point. Bachelder in Grand Rapids could give you an idea as to the cost of a check and clean vs. a full restoration, and then do the work. ...
by Drew Hause
Mon Dec 02, 2019 3:14 pm
Forum: Remington Advertising
Topic: "Tribute to a Dog"
Replies: 0
Views: 52

"Tribute to a Dog"

1929 Remington-U.M.C. poster by Lynn Bogue Hunt http://pic20.picturetrail.com:80/VOL1373/6511424/17554609/414306054.jpg The closing argument by George Graham Vest (later a U.S. Senator) in the 4th trial of Lon Hornsby for shooting "Old Drum", the coonhound of his brother-in-law Charles Burden, held ...
by Drew Hause
Sat Oct 05, 2019 4:10 pm
Forum: Remington Advertising
Topic: "And Now For The Traps!" 1915
Replies: 0
Views: 1632

"And Now For The Traps!" 1915

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by Drew Hause
Sat Oct 05, 2019 4:08 pm
Forum: Remington Advertising
Topic: The Remington "Cubs" Series
Replies: 3
Views: 413

Re: The Remington "Cubs" Series

This is the latest "Cubs" ad I've found; Breeder and Sportsman, April 14, 1917

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by Drew Hause
Thu Oct 03, 2019 11:48 am
Forum: Remington Advertising
Topic: The Remington "Cubs" Series
Replies: 3
Views: 413

Re: The Remington "Cubs" Series

Breeder & Sportsman, Sept. 28, 1912

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by Drew Hause
Sun Sep 29, 2019 2:27 pm
Forum: Remington Advertising
Topic: The Remington "Cubs" Series
Replies: 3
Views: 413

Re: The Remington "Cubs" Series

Also signed "Kemble"

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There were lots of "Cubs" ads, and pamphlet covers. Please add any images that you have to the thread.
by Drew Hause
Sun Sep 29, 2019 2:22 pm
Forum: Remington Advertising
Topic: The Remington "Cubs" Series
Replies: 3
Views: 413

The Remington "Cubs" Series

There were (at least) two variants of the "Cubs" advertising series about 1912-1917; one by Lynn Bogue Hunt, who provided cover illustrations for Boys' Life, Field & Stream and other sporting magazines, and advertising illustrations for Remington-U.M.C., Winchester, DuPont and others This was in "Ou...
by Drew Hause
Sun Sep 29, 2019 1:56 pm
Forum: Remington Advertising
Topic: F.X. Leyendecker American Marksmen & Sportsmen Series
Replies: 3
Views: 823

Re: F.X. Leyendecker American Marksmen & Sportsmen Series

The Leyendecker illustrations were also used for envelopes

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by Drew Hause
Sun Sep 29, 2019 1:49 pm
Forum: Remington Advertising
Topic: Remington's 1929 "Tribute To A Dog"
Replies: 0
Views: 677

Remington's 1929 "Tribute To A Dog"

http://pic20.picturetrail.com:80/VOL1373/6511424/17554609/414306054.jpg Illustration by Lynn Bogue Hunt. The quotation is from the closing argument by George Graham Vest (later a U.S. Senator) in the 4th trial of Lon Hornsby for shooting "Old Drum", the coonhound of his brother-in-law Charles Burde...
by Drew Hause
Wed Sep 11, 2019 9:05 am
Forum: RS / Pre - 1899
Topic: In need of info on a Remington 1889 model
Replies: 20
Views: 1393

Re: In need of info on a Remington 1889 model

Indeed
1 1/4 oz. 3 1/2 Dr. Eq. BULK Smokeless was about 11,500 psi
1 1/4 oz. 3 1/2 Dr. Eq. DENSE Smokeless was 12,500 psi

SAAMI allows the maximum average pressure for 2 3/4” and 3” shotgun shells to be 11,500 psi +/- 900 psi.
by Drew Hause
Sat Sep 07, 2019 4:27 pm
Forum: RS / Pre - 1899
Topic: Remington 1894 16ga Grade B from Argentina
Replies: 4
Views: 722

Re: Remington 1894 16ga Grade B from Argentina

¡Bienvenido Jose! Steel barrels were introduced on the Remington Hammerless Model of 1894 in the Remington Arms Co. April 1897 catalogue. If Ordnance steel, it should be so marked. It appears that the metal parts have been polished and the top lever blued when the barrels were blued. If done with ho...
by Drew Hause
Sun Sep 01, 2019 7:22 am
Forum: RS / Pre - 1899
Topic: The Grand
Replies: 3
Views: 764

Re: The Grand

1912 W. E. Phillips, Chicago Amateur, captured the Grand American Handicap after Shoot-Off of Tie with H.D. Duckham of Kenton, Ohio.; using a Remington pump

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by Drew Hause
Mon Aug 26, 2019 10:45 am
Forum: Remington Advertising
Topic: F.X. Leyendecker American Marksmen & Sportsmen Series
Replies: 3
Views: 823

Re: F.X. Leyendecker American Marksmen & Sportsmen Series

Full page ads also appeared. The October duck hunter

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by Drew Hause
Sun Aug 25, 2019 12:57 pm
Forum: Remington Advertising
Topic: F.X. Leyendecker American Marksmen & Sportsmen Series
Replies: 3
Views: 823

Re: F.X. Leyendecker American Marksmen & Sportsmen Series

American Sportsmen July http://pic20.picturetrail.com:80/VOL1373/6511424/17710152/414283372.jpg August http://pic20.picturetrail.com:80/VOL1373/6511424/17710152/414283359.jpg "Lunchtime" http://pic20.picturetrail.com:80/VOL1373/6511424/17710152/414283358.jpg September https://books.google.com/books...
by Drew Hause
Sun Aug 25, 2019 12:52 pm
Forum: Remington Advertising
Topic: F.X. Leyendecker American Marksmen & Sportsmen Series
Replies: 3
Views: 823

F.X. Leyendecker American Marksmen & Sportsmen Series

Remington commissioned F.X. Leyendecker (younger brother of J.C. Leyendecker) in 1919 to produce an "American Marksmen" series (6) and "American Sportsmen" series (6). The theme was "Remington UMC For Shooting Right". The ads appeared in sporting magazines including Outing, Outers' Recreation, Hunte...