Remington No.1 Rolling Block Long Range Creedmoor Rifle

Currency:USD Category:Firearms & Military Start Price:1,500.00 USD Estimated At:3,750.00 - 6,500.00 USD
Remington No.1 Rolling Block Long Range Creedmoor Rifle
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Estimate: $3750 - 6500
Manufacturer: Remington Arms Inc Model: Creedmoor-Rifle
Manufactured from 1873 to 1890, with an estimated production of only a few hundred. They were also available by custom order. This long range Creedmoor rifle features a spirit level front globe sight, partial octagon barrel without provisions for a rear sight with a long range tang sight. The comb of the stock has provisions for a sight mounting. The left side of the receiver is marked with the six line patent dates and the serial number is marked on the lower tang. The top barrel flat is marked "E.REMINGTON & SONS ILION, N.Y.", the under side of the barrel ahead of the forearm is marked "44 S" and the matching serial number is marked on the bottom flat under the forearm. The barrel is blue with a casehardened receiver and buttplate. Mounted with a nicely figured smooth walnut forearm with an iron forend cap and checkered pistol grip stock with a horn insert in the bottom of the grip and iron buttplate.
BBL: 23 inch part octagon
Stock: walnut
Gauge: 44-77
Finish: blue/casehardened
Serial Number: 4753
Good. The barrel has a mottled brown-gray patina showing some minor pitting along the forearm. The receiver is mostly a mottled gray patina. The wood is very good with some scattered minor handling marks and some minor blemishes in the overall crisp checkering. Mechanically fine.