373. Excellent Remington Rolling Block Contract Rifle

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serial #30251, .43 CF, 35" barrel with a near excellent bore that shows a few spots of oxidation toward the muzzle. The barrel and bands retain 95% original blue with scattered flaking to brown and fading to gray. The action retains 90-93% of the original case colors with some light fading and light freckling. The buttplate retains 85% original blue with some silvering and scattered flaking to brown. The walnut stock rates excellent showing the expected handling marks from the years. This rifle is built on a type 3 action, it features a short saber bayonet lug but what country or contract this rifle was meant for remains unknown. Regardless of the contract this rifle remains in excellent condition and it will make a great addition to any antique arms collection. (208624-17) {ANTIQUE} (1200/1800) SOLD FOR $977.50

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