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


Rifle, Remington Carbine, Split Breech, Type 1, .46 Caliber Rim Fire Made for the Union Army, right facing

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.

$6,225.00

308-549 / AC20-05



Rifle, Remington Carbine, Split Breech, Type 1, .46 Caliber Rim Fire Made for the Union Army, left facing

Rifle, Remington Carbine, Split Breech, Type 1, .46 Caliber Rim Fire Made for the Union Army, tang

Rifle, Remington Carbine, Split Breech, Type 1, .46 Caliber Rim Fire Made for the Union Army, address

Rifle, Remington Carbine, Split Breech, Type 1, .46 Caliber Rim Fire Made for the Union Army, butt plate

Rifle, Remington Carbine, Split Breech, Type 1, .46 Caliber Rim Fire Made for the Union Army, inspector mark

Rifle, Remington Carbine, Split Breech, Type 1, .46 Caliber Rim Fire Made for the Union Army, mark




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