Title: Rifle, Remington Carbine, Split Breech, Type 1, .46 Caliber Rim Fire
Made for the Union Army
Date/Period: U.S. Contract: 1864, Delivered in March of 1865 and May of 1866
Measurement: Overall length: 33.5"; barrel length: 20”
Condition: Excellent, particularly for this model; rarely encountered in this condition.
Smooth action, good color
Additional Information: A single shot saddle ring carbine with two position rear sight,
small forearm with barrel band affixed to the left side of receiver; two cartouches and “P”
proof on left side or wrist. On the left side behind received is found “CGC”, the mark of
Charles Graves Curtis, a civilian employee of the Ordnance Department. Stamped just
ahead of the trigger guard is a second cartouche in block letters “RJD”. Other initials are
found on most parts. No visible serial number. 90% case colors on frame; nearly all
original blue on barrel with faint speckling. Bore is strong with good shine.
308-549 / AC20-05