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by ehull
Wed Aug 03, 2016 12:11 am
Forum: RR / Pre -1899
Topic: Remington Rifle? need advice!
Replies: 3
Views: 1741

Re: Remington Rifle? need advice!

Your rifle is a gunsmith's creation of the 1840-60 time period, using a barrel purchased from E. Remington & Sons. This company supplied barrels to "the trade" as a major product. The lock was purchased separately, as it is a common, mass produced, cheap part. It was then up to the gunsmith's crafts...
by ehull
Thu Jun 30, 2016 4:12 pm
Forum: RP / Pre - 1899
Topic: '58'er with London Proof
Replies: 2
Views: 971

Re: '58'er with London Proof

Can you provide a close up of the crown/V stamp?
by ehull
Thu Jun 30, 2016 4:09 pm
Forum: WTB / Pre - 1899
Topic: NEED: SABER BAYONET for DANISH M-1867 RB Rifle
Replies: 1
Views: 1537

Re: NEED: SABER BAYONET for DANISH M-1867 RB Rifle

These are readily available on eBay and GunBroker.com.
by ehull
Fri May 20, 2016 5:32 pm
Forum: RR / Pre -1899
Topic: Navy fake Carbine #2: Range Report & Photos
Replies: 6
Views: 1373

Re: Navy fake Carbine #2: Range Report & Photos

Carbine rear sights are often available on GunBroker.com. But you have to look at lots of pictures to see the differences in the original sight leaves for .50 RF, .50-70, .43 Spanish.
by ehull
Tue May 17, 2016 4:18 pm
Forum: General comments or discussion
Topic: Remington Collection Inventory
Replies: 6
Views: 2395

Re: Remington Collection Inventory

Some members have such a list. What is/was the tag number? That's essential. Also, what markings and/or makers name is on the gun?
by ehull
Tue May 03, 2016 6:22 pm
Forum: RS / Pre - 1899
Topic: Can anyone identify what this is?
Replies: 3
Views: 1136

Re: Can anyone identify what this is?

You have a shotgun made from a Remington Model 1867 Swedish military rifle. It was common in the late 1800s and early 1900s in Sweden to "remanufacture" obsolete military rifles into sporting arms. This gun was originally one of 10,000 rifles actually made by Remington in the USA in 1867-8.
by ehull
Mon Apr 25, 2016 10:11 pm
Forum: RR / Pre -1899
Topic: Help Identifying a family RB
Replies: 14
Views: 2527

Re: Help Identifying a family RB

The frame of this carbine was made by Remington 1871-1879. Before 1871 the breech block was different, after 1879 the interface edges to the stocks had an added fillet. The sliding extractor is also, generally pre-1880 -- though it was used on carbines to a later date. The caliber appears to be .50 ...
by ehull
Thu Apr 21, 2016 10:06 pm
Forum: RR / Pre -1899
Topic: No. 1 RB Sporting Rifle help (more pictures up!)
Replies: 9
Views: 1681

Re: No. 1 RB Sporting Rifle help

We're awaiting the additional photographs, to better see what you have.
by ehull
Sat Apr 09, 2016 1:46 pm
Forum: RR / Pre -1899
Topic: No 1 Rolling Block Light Baby Carbine
Replies: 9
Views: 1860

Re: No 1 Rolling Block Light Baby Carbine

Yours appears to have a correct sporting buttplate, with a gently rounded heel. A military buttplate would have what looks like a cast flat plate that wraps around the heel. Flayderman's is a good start for value, and photos, followed by searching the web for "for sale" Baby Carbine models.
by ehull
Mon Apr 04, 2016 9:34 pm
Forum: RR / Pre -1899
Topic: No 1 Rolling Block Light Baby Carbine
Replies: 9
Views: 1860

Re: No 1 Rolling Block Light Baby Carbine

Flayderman is wrong. This carbine was based on the slightly thinner 1-1/2 sporting rifle frame, and a true Light Baby Carbine will have that model's sporting type buttplate, not a military type.
by ehull
Fri Mar 25, 2016 6:18 pm
Forum: RR / Pre -1899
Topic: No 1 Rolling Block Light Baby Carbine
Replies: 9
Views: 1860

Re: No 1 Rolling Block Light Baby Carbine

In-person inspection by an experienced collector would be necessary. The fact that the plating has flaked off, and that no copper pre-plating is evident, seems to indicate a non-factory plating job.
by ehull
Sat Mar 05, 2016 6:45 pm
Forum: RR / Pre -1899
Topic: No 1 Rolling Block Light Baby Carbine
Replies: 9
Views: 1860

Re: No 1 Rolling Block Light Baby Carbine

The only positive way to ID a pre1899 carbine is by the company name "E.Remington& Sons" on the frame tang - this marking was used only thru 1888, when that company failed. After that, "Remington Arms Company" was stamped thru the end of production. The last recorded sale was in 1910. Reliable compa...
by ehull
Wed Feb 24, 2016 9:59 am
Forum: RR / Pre -1899
Topic: Help me ID this
Replies: 11
Views: 4059

Re: Help me ID this

These refinished and rebuilt rifles and carbines were imported in the 1950s and 60s. They were advertised in the American Rifleman and other mags for cheap prices, as shooters.
by ehull
Mon Feb 22, 2016 7:50 pm
Forum: RR / Pre -1899
Topic: Help me ID this
Replies: 11
Views: 4059

Re: Help me ID this

Your "carbine" also looks to be a remanufactured rifle. It lacks the sling ring on the left side of the frame, and has sling swivels on the buttstock and band like a rifle does. Also, the forestock is too long to be that of a carbine- check if you can see the original ramrod/clearing rod slot at the...
by ehull
Thu Dec 17, 2015 2:31 pm
Forum: RR / Pre -1899
Topic: Rem. Rolling Block S/R Carbine,50-70 Ident.Help (PHOTOS)
Replies: 9
Views: 2057

Re: Rem. Rolling Block S/R Carbine,50-45, Ident.Help (PHOTOS

Also, is the breech block only centerfire, or is it rimfire convertible? Remington and Hartley & Graham sold convertible carbines to Mexico into the 1890s.