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19th Century Remington New Model Police Revolver, Factory Converted To Breech Loading Metallic Cartridge

Stock Number: 20181122

£1550.00 GBP

Offered for sale is this fine example of the New Model Police Revolver, which is a scaled down version of the Remington Navy and Belt Models. Originally in 36 Percussion, calibre, but this example is a full factory conversion to Breech loading metallic cartridge, in 38 RF Calibre

Period

C1863-1873

Dimensions

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Geographical area

North America

Category: Firearms

Description

Offered for sale is this Antique, fine quality example of the New Model Police Revolver, which is a scaled down version of the Remington Navy and Belt Models. Originally in 36 Percussion, calibre, but this example is a full factory conversion to Breech loading metallic cartridge, in 38 RF Calibre. There is a special factory 2 piece Cylinder and frame alteration. With a fine very high % of original Nickel finish, with very minor evidence of any wear. The full 3 line address to the flat top of the partially octagonal 3-1/2″ barrel is strong and clear. The rifled bore is in very good condition.. The cylinder is 5 shot. There is a drop down original, now redundant loading lever, and a central moveable cylinder axis/pin. Action to 1/2 and full cock is strong, with accurate indexation. The 2 piece walnut grips are in excellent condition. The serial number # 748, indicates that this in fact was initially of very early manufacture, as a percussion revolver as the total quantity made was 18000. C 1863-1873

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GB Millais Antiques

I have dealt in Antique Arms and Armour for about 35 years, and my interest began as a school boy during the 2nd WW.
After leaving my home town of Leicester, I went to University, and qualified as a Dental Surgeon at Guys Hospital in 1961 .
My main interests are British and North American Arms of the 18th, 19th,and early 20th Century, plus a few Continental items.
It was 14 years ago that I retired from Dentistry. However, I have continued running my Antiques business, initially while still in practice, and now make most of my sales online, but still exhibit at a number of specialized Antique Arms and Militaria Fairs eg .. Bisley, Bristol, and also at the IACF Fairs, at Ardingly, Sussex.
I also deal in Period Scientific Instruments, mainly of a military association, and have a full listing on www.fleaglass.com.

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