Pistol / Hand GunsRevolverUsed£ 1,200
All of the smaller Remington Revolvers are scare in their original state as so many were converted to rimfire cartridges. This particular model is the Remington New Model Police revolver in .36 calibre and is a five-shot revolver.
The octagonal barrel has some original finish left and is stamped “Patented Sept. 14 1858, March 17, 1863. E Remington & Sons. IIion, New York U.S.A New Model” on the top flat.
The revolver is mechanically fine and locks and cocks well and has an extremely strong main spring. The grips are good and there are some traces of the original nickel finish extant on the trigger guard.
These revolvers were manufactured between 1863 and 1873 and it is known that less than 17,000 were made. Compared to the several hundred thousand pocket Colt’s that were manufactured this is a relatively low figure particularly when you consider potential survival rates.
This is a very good example of a scarce revolver and the last image shows the comparison in size with the smaller pocket spur trigger revolver I recently sold....Read full description