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    Serial Number 16

    Remington-Beals Army Model Percussion Revolver.
    Serial no. 16, .44 caliber, 8-inch octagonal barrel with address reading: BEAL'S PATENT SEPT. 14, 1858/MANUFACTURED BY REMINGTONS' ILION, N.Y. German silver cone type front sight. This very early serial number 16 is found under the barrel, on the left side of grip frame and in pencil inside each grip panel. High spur hammer. Brass triggerguard. Varnished two-piece walnut grips.

    Condition: Very good. Finish is a mostly smooth, rich blue-brown patina with some surface texture and small patches of very fine pitting. Cylinder pin tab is absent. Loading lever screw with tool marks. Left side of frame with small scratches just below cylinder. Brass has traces of original silver mixed with a dark age patina and scattered nicks. Grips are good but with losses at each toe. Bore is fair to good with surface rust and moderate pitting. Action functions only when muzzle is pointed down.


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    Auction Dates
    December, 2014
    14th Sunday
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