116. Stunning Remington No. 1 Rolling Block Sporting Rifle

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serial #8334, 38 Long RF, 28'' octagon barrel with a bright excellent bore. This rifle is in an amazing state of preservation. The top of the barrel is marked ''E. REMINGTON & SONS. ILION. N.Y.'' and the lower tang is marked with the serial number. The barrel retains 98% original blue finish overall with just light silvering along the high edges. The action retains 98% brilliant original color case-hardened finish while the breechblock and hammer show 98% of their original blue. The European walnut buttstock and forend retain 99% original oil finish with very crisp edges and with just a few light handling marks. The iron forend tip shows vivid original color case-hardening. The rifle is sighted with original German silver blade front and original open rear sporting sights. This rifle is features in Marcot's Remington Rolling Block Rifles, Carbines & Shotgun Sporting & Target Rifles on page 66. An extremely handsome Remington Rolling Block No. 1 Sporter. Investment quality. (19009-19) {ANTIQUE} (3000/5000) Sold For 3335.00

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