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Fine Modern & Antique Arms - November 2022

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Sale A1122 Lot 724

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A RARE .46 (RIMFIRE) MODEL 1864 SMALL FRAME REMINGTON SPLIT BREECH CARBINE, CIRCA 1865, no visible serial number,
with 20in. barrel, pinched blade front-sight and leaf battle rear-sight, the action fitted with a side-rib and ring on the left, iron mounted two piece walnut stock, half fore-end with one spring retained barrel band

Provenance: The Split breech carbine chambered for the .46 cartridge is much smaller in proportions to its bigger brother chambered for the .56-50 Spencer round. The U.S. government contracted for 5000 in 1864, all were delivered by April 1865. It is not known if any were issued during the Civil War or later in the West. It is known that 3600 were sold back to Remington in 1870 who sold them on to France.



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Estimate £400-600

Sold as an exempt item under Section 58 (2) of the 1968 Firearms Act, to be held as a curiosity or ornament




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