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Remington New Model Police, Rimfire Cartridge Converted, Silver Plated 4 1/2" Single Action Revolver & Holster MFD 1870s Antique



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Location (State):
California (CA)
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15 Years 2 Months
AUCTION CLOSED
WINNER: w********1
HIGH BID: $430.00
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Auction: 14419587

Manufacturer:   Remington
NRA Grade:
Very Good
Auction Type:
Penny Auctions Basic
Current High Bidder:
w********1
History:
29 Bids ($0.01 starting bid)
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Bid Increment:
$5.00
Auction Start:
(March 12, 2017 17:02:00 PT)
Auction Ended:
(March 26, 2017 17:28:37 PT)

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Seller's Description

Guns For Sale - Remington New Model Police, Rimfire Cartridge Converted, Silver Plated 4 1/2" -- Single Action Revolver & Holster MFD 1870s Antique

LSB#: 161129LV79

Make: Remington

Model: New Model Police, Cartridge Converted

Serial Number: 5047

Year of Manufacture: 1870's; the conversion was available starting c. 1870, production ended for this model in 1873, from Flayderman's Guide.

Caliber: .38 Rimfire

Action Type: 5-Shot Double / Single Action Cartridge Converted Cylinder Revolver

Markings: The top of the barrel is marked “PATENTED SEPT. 14, 1858. MARCH 17, 1863 / REMINGTON & SONS ILION, NEWYORK, U.S.A. / NEW MODEL”. The underside of the barrel, trigger guard hook and left of the grip frame are marked with the same serial number, the cylinder rear is marked "4583", the cap is not marked.

Barrel Length: 4 1/2”

Sights / Optics: The front sight is a a rounded blade, fixed to the barrel. The rear sight is a V groove on top of the frame.

Stock Configuration & Condition: The grips are smooth rosewood, both generally have nice fit to the grip frame; the rear of the right panel has a chip loss, there are heavier marks on the butt portions, the grips are in about Very Good overall condition.

Type of Finish: We believe the revolver is silver plated.

Finish Originality: All Original

Bore Condition: The bore is dark in patches, the rifling is highly defined, there are spots of moderate erosion in the bore.

Overall Condition: This handgun retains about 45% of its metal finish. There is scraping on most surfaces, rubbing through the silver plating exposes bare metal and moderate erosion. There is still some bright sheen to the plating, most of the plating has dark patina. The loading lever catch is loose in its fit to the barrel. The screw heads are mostly lightly tooled, a few have chip losses in the slots. The cylinder cap may be a later replacement. The markings are clear. Overall, this handgun rates in about Very Good condition for its age.

Mechanics: The hand / pawl and bolt are worn but still allow single action operation. The cylinder is capable of producing nice full lockup but if it is turned by hand out of position, it will need to be re-aligned before it can fire again. The pistol has a cartridge conversion cap for .38 Rimfire. Given its age, we do not recommend firing this pistol. We did not fire this handgun. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance requirements.

Box, Paperwork & Accessories: This revolver comes with an un-marked hand made holster that looks VERY old. There is some ruptured material at the lower tip, the material has heavy wear but is still supple, rating in Very Good condition.

Our Assessment: According to Flayderman's Guide to Antique Firearms, The New Model Police was produced from 1865-1873, with about 18,000 in total. This is a later cartridge converted revolver, with a silver plated finish and a neat vintage holster. This pistol sure looks to have been caught up in some interesting times and was probably a beautiful sight to behold back in the late 1800's; it would have been among the first of many revolvers produced to fire self contained ammunition, it would have been feared as well by those who had to face it in combat. We can only imagine where this revolver may have been during its life and should be a welcomed addition to any collection.

CA Legal or CA Private Party Transferable: This antique handgun can be sold in California.

LSB#: 161129LV79 Make: Remington Model: New Model Police, Cartridge Converted Serial Number: 5047 Year of Manufacture: 1870's; the conversion was available s

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Remington New Model Police, Rimfire Cartridge Converted, Silver Plated 4 1/2
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Remington New Model Police, Rimfire Cartridge Converted, Silver Plated 4 1/2
Remington New Model Police, Rimfire Cartridge Converted, Silver Plated 4 1/2
Remington New Model Police, Rimfire Cartridge Converted, Silver Plated 4 1/2
Remington New Model Police, Rimfire Cartridge Converted, Silver Plated 4 1/2
Remington New Model Police, Rimfire Cartridge Converted, Silver Plated 4 1/2
Remington New Model Police, Rimfire Cartridge Converted, Silver Plated 4 1/2
Remington New Model Police, Rimfire Cartridge Converted, Silver Plated 4 1/2
Remington New Model Police, Rimfire Cartridge Converted, Silver Plated 4 1/2

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