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    U.S. Remington-Lee Navy Model 1879 Bolt Action Rifle. Serial no. 688, .45-70 caliber, 29 ¼-inch round barrel with standard military sights. Blued. Detachable magazine. Full walnut stock with two barrel bands. U.S. Navy inspector's proofs near the breech on the barrel.
    Condition: Very good. Metal with a mottled brown patina and bearing dents on either side of the barrel bands. Stock has been sanded and refinished. Bright bore. Strong action. From the Michael Yeck Collection.


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    June, 2013
    9th Sunday
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