US Navy contract Model 1867 single shot Rolling Block Pistol in caliber .50 center fire. 7" round barrel with walnut grips and fore-end. Top of barrel is marked with an Anchor and the initials "I" "W.C.F." Right side of the frame is marked "P" "F.C.W." denoting this was viewed by Naval Inspector Frank C. Warner. Left side of frame marked "REMINGTON'S ILION N.Y. U.S.A." "PAT MAY 3D NOV 15TH 1864 APRIL 17TH 1866". For a naval pistol that served aboard a warship at sea most likely for voyages that lasted many months to even years, the metal has survived in very nice shape with no signs of pitting or frosting from salty air. Breech still shows original straw colored temper as does the link plate between the breech pins. Overall, it shows a fair number of small superficial nicks and scratches from handling. The wood is solid with no cracks, chips or repairs. Wood shows lots of wear and and typical handling marks associated with military usage. Action is crisp and works very well. Bore is excellent...clean and bright..nice rifling. A scarce US Navy pistol in outstanding condition for it's age. This is one that can only go up in value with time. This pistol does classify as an antique. However, buyer is responsible for adhering to their local and state laws. Sales tax applies to PA/NJ residents.NOTE: This pistol is available for sale in our retail showroom and the listing will be pulled in the event of a showroom sale.
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