Original U.S. Remington M-1875 Single Action Army Revolver with Nickel Finish - Serial No 118
Original Item: Only One Available. This is a nice example of the Remington M-1875 Single Action Army Revolver. This model was the first military sized, cartridge revolver to be produced by Remington that was not a conversion of one of their earlier percussion models. The gun is a six shot, single action revolver that competed directly with the Colt Single Action Army. The gun had a fluted cylinder and was produced in three center fire calibers, .44 Remington, .44 WCF (44-40) and eventually .45 Colt.
The majority of the revolvers produced had 7 ½ barrels, although a few were produced with 5 ¾ barrels and are considered very scarce today. The revolvers were produced with both blued and nickel finishes. Oil finished, two-piece walnut grips were standard, but other options were available on special order. Remington produced the M-1875 revolver from 1875 until 1889, with a total production of only between 25,000 and 30,000; a very small production run when compared with Colt’s M-1873 Single Action Army.
The gun is not marked on the top of the barrel. The serial number 118 is present on the edge of the left grip frame, underneath the grip. The gun is a crisp, nickle finished gun, with only minor traces of the finish wear in friction areas. The metalsmooth with some light scattered patches of peppering and minor pinpricking. This is mostly around the cylinder and frame area where the corrosive primers of the time would cause wear to the metal.
The action of the revolver is excellent and quite crisp. The gun functions perfectly and time and locks up exactly as it should. The bore of the revolver rates about 7.
The gun is chambered in the original .44 Remington center fire caliber, and has a .44 bore and chamber mouths that average .446. The two-piece grips of the pistol are in very good condition. The grips show some expected minor bump and dings from use but no significant abuse. They show no breaks, chips or repairs. Left side of grip is stamped 44. The gun appears to be 100% complete, correct and original.
Overall this is a very attractive rare nickle plated example of the famous Remington M-1875 Army revolver. It is a crisp and completely honest gun that is mechanically excellent and while used was never abused. This is simply a lovely example of an uncommon Remington Army variant that has a wonderful old west look to it and would be a very nice addition to any collection of American frontier era revolvers.
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- Note: This gun is NOT considered obsolete calibre in the UK.
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