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Old 04-25-2009, 06:35 PM   #1
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My father bought a .22 single shot bolt action rifle today and we were interesting to learn more about it. After a few hour looking around on the internet I could find nothing that matches it. So in hopes of learning what exactly it is I am posting it here.

Remington single shot .22 rifle
Bolt action
Octagon barrel
Rear adjustable sight
Safety on back of bolt

On the barrel:
top just in front of bolt, Remington trade mark
left just in front of bolt, .22 SHORT or LONG
top just in front of rear sight, REMINGTON ARMS - UNION METALLIC CARTRIDGE CO.
REMINGTON WORKS, ILION, NEW YORK, U.S.A.
Under barrel just in front of stock, J 284060

What is throwing me off is the octagon barrel, at first I thought it was a 510 or a 44 but I cannot find one with a octagon barrel.

I have some pictures but cannot upload them to my image shack account right now as I forgot my password and am having it retrieved for me. I will try and post some images later.

Any help would be much appreciated. Thank you.

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Old 04-26-2009, 07:37 PM   #2
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I have one just like this i believe!

mine has

22 short or long
remington arms- union metalic cartrage co

on the gun
and has octigon barrel

59 years ago..
my dad cleaned out and took down an old shed
in trade he got all items inside
when cleaning he found this gun took apart
in pieces and all over floor of shed he got
it home and put it back into working order.


if you find out any thing keep me informed....

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