Help with ID'ing a flintlock Remington

Discussion in 'Blackpowder & Musket' started by jswalker4, Nov 28, 2009.

  1. jswalker4

    jswalker4 New Member

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    Hello,
    I am a handgun collector but along with inheriting them from my father, I also have this Remington's 1858 manufactured in Ilion NY. I see some info on the web but nothing definitive to help me id it. I have included pics and was wondering if someone would have the time to look and possibly id this one. I tried to take pics of the markings. barrel shows 1857 and NJ and the buttplate has US on it.
    Thanks in advance for your help!
    Jeff
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  2. TXnorton

    TXnorton New Member

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    JS:

    Post some additional photos of the overall rifle.

    JS, this is not a flintlock. I cannot identify it, but then again I am no expert.

    For the "real" experts out there, is that a "tape" priming system on the side-lock?
     
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  3. jswalker4

    jswalker4 New Member

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    TX:
    Thanks for taking the time to look! I told you I had no idea what i was talking about when it comes to longarms... :eek:
    I am only able to post 4 pics so I need to figure out how to add these additional four. Regards, Jeff
     
  4. jswalker4

    jswalker4 New Member

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    Deleted two pics and added two different ones

    TX: Since I can only post 4 total pics, I added these two that hopefully show the gun better:
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  5. jswalker4

    jswalker4 New Member

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    I have embedded images as well as links to additional photos which I think allows me to post more than four?, submitted, waiting for the moderators to post. Thanks! Jeff
     
  6. Hawg

    Hawg New Member

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    It's an 1861 Springfield rifle musket contracted by Remington with a Maynard tape priming system.
     
  7. jswalker4

    jswalker4 New Member

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    Musket ID

    Thanks Hawg! I really appreciate you taking the time to ID the musket pics I posted. It gives me a great start in looking up more info around the history and what if any value the gun holds!
    Jeff
     
  8. Coinsmith

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    RemingtonMaynard conversion

    JSWalker, hi.

    I was watching your auction on this firearm on Gunbroker but missed out on a chance to bid. Will you be relisting it? I am interested in it if you are. Please email me at coinsmith@coinsmith.com. My name is Chuck, and I'm a collector for over 40 years.