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    'In The Black" Unfired Remington M1863 .58 Caliber Percussion Rifle. A quintessential representation of the term 'in the black'. The gun, while clearly being unfired, is coated, including the brass fittings, with deep dark age patina. Much blue visible on the barrel amidst the patina, and it is quite clear the gun would clean beautifully. Wood also about mint. Very dry, with just one tiny sliver above rear lock bolt and a nick along the barrel just behind the upper band, else about perfect, with deep crisp inspectors' marks. Crisp markings, mechanically perfect, perfect bore. Careful cleaning will certainly upgrade this gun to excellent plus with much original finish remaining. Really a unique opportunity to acquire one of these beautiful rifles.

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    June, 2011
    25th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
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