Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    FREDERIC REMINGTON AUTOGRAPH LETTER ca. 1880'S - One page letter from famed artist Frederic Remington, Dated Aug 31 (circa 1880's), regarding repair work he wanted on his Winchester rifle. Remington writes to Major George E. Albee, who, following a very distinguished military career, served as an employee of Winchester Arms Company. Albee developed and promoted one of their famous model rifles and represented Winchester at promotional shooting Exhibitions. Letter read in full: "very nice of you. I will ship my gun and just put on the new sight and have it resighted-that's all- it suits me to a T. I am used to it and I can shoot it- I don't want a better gun than this one. I am having a heavy leather case made- so that is fixed. I want something that I can ship by Express and that is strong enough not to knock the sights. Yours truly Frederic Remington." 7"x 8.75".

    Condition: Beautifully penned in very fine condition.

    Shipping, Taxes, Terms and Bidding
    Calculate Standard Domestic Shipping

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2007
    11th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 1,010

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $9) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2019 June 9 Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria Civil War, Militaria, Arms & Armor Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    Heritage Auctions and Mr. Chad Reingold were...professional and courteous in all transactions and provided outstanding service in answering my many emails. I recommend them at the highest level.
    Killy M.,
    Melbourne Beach, FL
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2018 December 9 Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria Signature Auction - Dallas
    2018 December 9 Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $1,482,512