Rare High Condition Remington Model 1888 Single Action Revolver

Desirable and rare Remington Model 1888 Single Action revolver manufactured between 1888 & 1889 with less than 1,000 total produced. Serial number 1600 is found inside left grip panel, on bottom of the frame. Desirable 7-1/2- inch barrel marked one-line “E. REMINGTON & SONS, ILION N.Y. U.S.A.” Finished in full nickel, including original screws. Chambered in .44-40 W.C.F. cartridge. Left side of frame marked: “.44 C.F.W.” Two-piece rosewood grips with nickel escutcheons and retaining screw. Lanyard ring mounted to frame butt. The Model 1888 is the scarcest and most desirable of all the Remington large-frame single action revolvers. Size: 13 ¾ inches long overall with 7 ½ inch barrel. Processing and shipping within the continental U.S $50 plus a 1.5% replacement cost insurance fee. Discounts given on combined lot shipping.

Provenance:Guy Gerhard Collection


Near mint with 98% bright original nickel plate remaining overall. Slight freckling on backstrap. Bore is bright. Action is tight and crisp. Grips are near mint showing excellent fit and minimum wear. Overall, a most desirable Remington revolver that would be near impossible to improve upon and is worthy of the most advanced collection. -MKS-

Estimate: $5,000 - $10,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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