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Unread 12-22-2012, 09:44 AM
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Unknown Gun

I know this isn't a "longrange" gun but I was hoping maybe someone could give me some insight on it.

estimate on year

I came across it the other day and dont know anything about it

I know the pictures arent the greatest - thanks for any info.
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Unread 12-22-2012, 11:31 AM
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Re: Unknown Gun

Measure the muzzle to determine caliber then . . .

A trip to Antiques Road Show would be in order.
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Unread 12-22-2012, 11:39 AM
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Re: Unknown Gun

Way way WAY cool!!! Not sure what it is but I could find a place on the wall for it. If you decide to sell please PM me.

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Unread 12-22-2012, 11:57 AM
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Re: Unknown Gun

I want to say it is a Remington Rolling Block in probably a 43 caliber!

Look at the gun in the middle of the web page, looks very similar.
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Unread 12-22-2012, 12:17 PM
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Re: Unknown Gun

It's a beauty. Looks like a frontier era AR-1. No magazine, should make the cut in the new gun laws. If it's un-registered, all the better.

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Unread 12-22-2012, 01:04 PM
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Re: Unknown Gun

Thanks for the input...I'll keep diggin and see what I can come up with
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Unread 12-26-2012, 08:28 AM
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Re: Unknown Gun

It's definitely a Remington rolling block, most likely in 45 or 50 cal: Looks like a soldiers rifle (carbine);

Remington Rolling Block rifle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Remington Rolling Block Parts - Rolling Block Parts
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