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   LOT 1087
Factory Engraved
Smoot New Model
Number One
Revolver with Pearl
Grips and Box -
Serial no. 127, 30 RF
cal., 2 3/4 inch solid
rib bbl., nickel finish,
pearl grips. This is a
very fine example of a factory engraved Remington-Smoot revolver that was manufactured between 1878 and 1888. The side barrel flats are engraved with a scallop border with floral scroll engraving with a punch dot background at the muzzle and breech. The sides of the barrel lug, cylinder flats and frame are engraved with the same pattern. The top of the barrel is marked with the one-line address and Smoot patent date with a simple line border ending in a wedge of floral scroll on the top strap. All nickel finish and fitted with smooth pearl grips. The serial number is marked under the left grip panel. Includes a correct two-piece unnumbered green factory box with directions for use label on the inside of the lid. CONDITION: Very fine. The revolver retains 95% plus of the unpolished, frosted, original nickel finish with some minor marks and imperfections. The grips are very fine with light handling marks with a chip on the lower left. The markings and engraving remain clear and crisp. The action is excellent. The box is very good with some mild wear and handling marks, some scattered flaking of the outer green surface, and a few tears.
Estimate: 1,800 - 2,750
LOT 1088
Remington Rider
Magazine Pistol with Scarce
Casehardened Frame -
NSN, 32 RF cal., 3 1/8 inch octagon bbl., blue/casehardened finish,
rosewood grips. Only an estimated 15,000 or less of these magazine pistols were
manufactured from 1871 to 1888. They were designed by Remington engineer
Joseph Rider and are somewhat reminiscent of the Volcanic pistols. The Rider is one
of the most unusual 19th century pocket pistols and uses a tubular magazine located
under the barrel that loads from the muzzle end, a German silver blade front sight, a hole in the
cocking lever for a rear sight, spur trigger, and oddly shaped bird’s head grips. This example is a very
rare variant with a plain casehardened frame and blued barrel. Engraved and nickel plated examples
are far more common. It is marked with the standard two line Remington address and Rider’s patent
marking on the top barrel flat.
CONDITION: Fine. 40% of the original blue finish remains on the barrel, magazine tube, and small components, and
the frame retains 20% subdued case colors particularly on the left side just ahead of the grip. The balance of the blued components has brown patina. The frame has gray and brown patina and patches light pitting especially on the left side. The German silver front sight and the magazine tube have an aged patina. The grips are very good with mild handling wear including a few slight chips on the edges. Mechanically excellent.
Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000
LOT 1089
Very Fine Remington
Elliot’s Patent
Type II Over/Under
Derringer - Serial no. 614, 41 RF
cal., 3 inch solid rib bbl., nickel finish, hard rubber
grips. Manufactured c. 1888-1911. Top of barrel
marked with single line “REMINGTON ARMS CO. ILION,
N.Y.” address with extractor on the left side. The serial
number “614” is marked on the frame under the left grip and on the bottom of the lower barrel.
CONDITION: Excellent, retaining 95% untouched original nickel finish
with a few small patch of minor flaking revealing an attractive grey and
brown patina. Grips are also very fine with crisp checkering. Mechanically excellent. Estimate: 1,500 - 2,250
LOT 1090
Factory Engraved Remington Rider Magazine
Pistol - NSN, 32 XSRF cal., 3 1/8 inch part octagon bbl.,
nickel finish, rosewood grips. Manufactured c. 1871-1888. It
features scroll and border engraving, an engraved “Nimschke
star” on top of the action, a round blade front sight, aperture in the hammer
for a rear sight, the two-line address and Rider patent marking on the rib,
and a brass magazine tube.
CONDITION: Fine with 75% original nickel plating, crisp engraving, and mild
overall wear. The grips are very good and have moderate handling wear. Mechanically fine. Estimate: 950 - 1,600
LOT 1091
Excellent Antique
Early Production
E. Remington &
Sons Over/Under
Derringer with Pearl
Grips - Serial no. 679, 41 RF cal., 3 inch solid rib bbl.,
nickel finish, pearl grips. Remington’s classic over/
under derringers, aka the “Double Derringer” or
“Model 95,” are undoubtedly among the most iconic
pocket pistols of the American West. The design was patented by Dr.
William H. Elliot. This early variation was manufactured from 1870 to
1888. It is marked with the two-line “E. REMINGTON & SONS, ILION, N.Y./
ELLIOT’S PATENT DECEMBER 12TH 1865” marking on the rib and has an
extractor fitted to the left side. This is a Type I late production or Model
No. 2 as Flayderman’s Guide references the model. The serial number is “126” on the bottom of the lower barrel, and the serial number “679” is marked on the frame under the left grip.
CONDITION: Excellent with 97% plus original nickel plating and niter blue finish remaining, light scratches, and distinct markings. The grips are also very fine and have attractive natural colors and minor wear. Mechanically needs work.
Estimate: 1,400 - 2,250

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