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Remington, Rolling Block pistol with Army proof marks
Jerry Landskron's book Remington Rolling Block Pistols,

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Remington Rolling Block target pistol with military proof marks J.S. on left side of receiver, see Landskron, page 214, and according to page 216 only 25 target models were produced. Serial # 3489 under barrel besides the caliber .22 S. L. (short + long) 10" octagonal barrel with stippled top flat and inscription
REMINGTON ARMS Co. ILION, NY.  U..S.A.
with target sights,  full blued finish and checkered grips.
The pistol shows circa 95% original blue, with a few small areas of erosion starting on the frame, some minor losses at the muzzle, but generally bright overall with good markings fully legible. The grips are very fine. The action is crisp, the bore is bright. The front sight is correctly Lyman marked. From the Jerry Landskron collection, the only example known with factory matted barrel.    sold

 

 

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