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Re: Remington
« Reply #15 on: February 08, 2024, 09:52:20 PM »
Are those Italian proof marks on the cylinder?
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Re: Remington
« Reply #16 on: February 09, 2024, 05:04:04 AM »
There's also some whackadoodle gizmo on the frame between the loading lever plunger and the ball cutout. Wazzup with that? :icon_scratch:

I think it's a hook holding the revolver to the wall. You can see the other one behind the trigger guard.
That's right Bishop Creek. That revolver is suspended on a vertical wall by hooks/clips. I'll try an get a close up picture of the revolver.

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Re: Remington
« Reply #17 on: February 09, 2024, 05:44:49 AM »
There used to be a Mexican restaurant in Columbus MS that had a lot of old Mexican vaquero stuff. Original guns and holsters. spurs, saddles etc. It also had an original Conestoga wagon on the roof harnessed to six white fiberglass horses. I wish I had taken pics of the displays but even if I had I wouldn't have them anymore. It got destroyed by a tornado in the 90's.   
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Re: Remington
« Reply #18 on: February 09, 2024, 11:54:14 AM »
Got some more pictures of the Remington.

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Re: Remington
« Reply #19 on: February 09, 2024, 12:07:34 PM »
I guess they were just dents. There's nothing to identify it as original. No subcontractors stamps or anything. There's nothing saying it isn't either.
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Re: Remington
« Reply #20 on: February 09, 2024, 12:18:52 PM »
I guess they were just dents. There's nothing to identify it as original. No subcontractors stamps or anything. There's nothing saying it isn't either.
Right Hawg. Here' another picture
with a serial number on the card.
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Re: Remington
« Reply #21 on: February 09, 2024, 02:25:13 PM »
That is NOT an original serial number. Originals didn't have letter prefixes. If you left the J off it would be too early for a pinched front sight.
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Re: Remington
« Reply #22 on: February 09, 2024, 03:32:46 PM »
The thing that makes me curious is the step in the top of the frame to the barrel, I don't recall seeing an original like that but my Pietta Remington replicas have that step. Could it be a Pietta made to look like an antique?
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Re: Remington
« Reply #23 on: February 09, 2024, 03:46:00 PM »
The thing that makes me curious is the step in the top of the frame to the barrel, I don't recall seeing an original like that but my Pietta Remington replicas have that step. Could it be a Pietta made to look like an antique?

Good eye. I missed that. The original frames were milled close to the top of the barrel.

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Re: Remington
« Reply #24 on: February 10, 2024, 05:50:15 AM »
I'm beginning to think this is a counterfeit? I need to find out more about it and that's what i will do next week. I've had one Remington by Uberti but it's gone now.  I know a guy that works at the Infantry Museum as an exhibit display specialist. Maybe he can tell me more. I appreciate all the input fellers. Thank you.

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Re: Remington
« Reply #25 on: February 10, 2024, 08:11:38 AM »
My humble thoughts:
1) Just in front of the forcing cone threads, on the frame, there's a sub inspectors stamp "v" in the proper area. The "v" has the little bend on the top of the left line. On the other hand, there should also be the same stamp on the back end of the barrel's flat surface.
2) The distance between the barrel and the loading lever is too wide. As Bishop said about the "step", it seems like a .36 barrel, which is a bit slimmer (don't know if the threads are the same).
3) The pinched front sight is low, which would be period.

1) and 2) speak against, 3) for

It would be nice if we got some measurements, from a ruler on the glas of the cabinet, in order to deduct lengths and diameters .....

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Re: Remington
« Reply #26 on: February 10, 2024, 08:34:45 AM »
My humble thoughts:
1) Just in front of the forcing cone threads, on the frame, there's a sub inspectors stamp "v" in the proper area.

According to Ware's book there is no known V sub inspectors stamp.
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Re: Remington
« Reply #27 on: February 11, 2024, 10:06:41 AM »
I didn't know that. Which means that someone has tampered with the frame.
Is it a so called lunch box gun?

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Re: Remington
« Reply #28 on: February 12, 2024, 06:57:55 AM »
I'll try and contact someone regarding the revolver. Seems there are many unknowns about the gun.