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Remington M1897/1902 Fullstock Rolling Block Rifle

Currency:USD Category:Firearms & Military Start Price:400.00 USD Estimated At:NA
Remington M1897/1902 Fullstock Rolling Block Rifle
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Remington Model 1897/1902 Fullstock Rolling Block Single Shot Military Rifle, NVSN, 7mm Mauser cal., 30'' blued round barrel with block-blade front and folding leaf rear military-style sights is marked on top ''Cal. 7 M.M.'' ahead of lower barrel band (two blued steel bands, top band with sling swivel), and fitted with a stud on forend cap for knife-type bayonet (not present) and slotted cleaning rod; large-size case hardened steel receiver is marked on top tang ''Remington Arms Co./Ilion, N.Y. U.S.A./Patented Octr. 22nd, 1867'' in three lines; three-piece oil-finished walnut stocks including upper barrel handguard and buttstock with lower sling swivel and steel rifle buttplate. Mfg'd 1897-1905. Condition is excellent+. Barrel retains approx. 98% original military blue finish, along with the bands, hammer and breechblock; receiver and triggerguard with 95% case hardening colors (muted on curved top of receiver). Stocks fit ''proud'' to the metal, retaining much of their original surface ''feathering'' and having a rich dark color (a few minor dings and tiny chip out at top of buttplate, which is an even gunmetal gray). Action is smooth and strong; bore is clean, shiny and with pronounced rifling. Est.: $800-$1,200. (C&R)