Make: Remington Rolling block
Serial Number: 47134
Year of Manufacture: 1875
Caliber: 11.7 x 42 R
Action Type: Single Shot Rolling Block
Markings: The left side of the barrel is marked “47134”. The left side of the receiver is marked “1867”. The upper tang is marked “KJOBENHAVNS TOIHUUS 1875”. There are Danish proof marks on the barrel, receiver, stock, hammer and elsewhere. The stock is numbered “47134” on the bottom below the lower tang. We have attempted to photograph all markings.
Barrel Length: 35.7”
Sights / Optics: The gun is mounted with a blade in a dovetail slot front sight and a sliding elevator “H” rear sight.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The stocks are wood. There is some heavy gouging on the right side of the second barrel band and on the right side of the buttstock. There are other scattered dings and mars but no apparent cracks. The LOP measures approx. 12 ½”. The stocks rate in about Good overall condition.
Type of Finish: Blue
Finish Originality: All Original
Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp and deep. There is no apparent erosion.
Overall Condition: This gun retains about 0% of its metal finish. The balance of the finish shows mostly smooth metal with a few spots of pitting and pinprick erosion. The receiver metal is smooth and shows a light cleaning and some minor beginning pinprick erosion. The Screw heads are sharp and undamaged. The markings are clear. Overall, this gun rates in about Good condition.
Mechanics: The action functions correctly. We did not fire this rifle.
Box, Paperwork & Accessories: The ramrod is included.
Our Assessment: This is a great shootable condition old rifle. The Remington rolling block is considered one of the strongest and most reliable actions, which proliferated the World’s militaries at the time. The bore is very good and the barrel is 35”. This should make a fine long range rifle or a representative example for the collection. Have some fun with this one.
CA Legal or CA Private Party Transferable: This rifle is classified as an antique and can be sold to anyone 18 years of age with valid ID.
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