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Object Name
Rifle
Title
Remington Rolling Block Military Rifle
Maker
Remington
,
Ilion, New York
Dates
c. 1867-1888
Description
breech loading, single shot, metallic cartridge, rolling-block manual cock, no magazine, .50-.70 caliber
metallic center fire, 36" round barrel
stock is made of walnut | two piece

This is a Remington Rolling Block Military Rifle; Remington Rider. This rifle appears to be a commercial (military style) rifle made using surplus military parts. This was a common factory practice (see Flayderman p.155). At has an attached Model 1884 Springfield Rifle rear sight. The average muzzle diameter is .491.
Used
military
,
Civilian
,
United States
,
Foreign Country
Object ID
H.7200.49.A
 
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