*REMINGTON MODEL 1900 EJECTOR GUN WITH UNUSUAL “OC” STAMPING.
SN 386385. Cal. 12 ga. 30″ Blued Damascus bbls with matted game rib, are stamped with SN and choke numbers on water table and lump. Bottoms of bbls are stamped “KED”. Assembly no. 506 is on loop and water table. Case hardened boxlock action featuring automatic safety and double triggers, is marked on sides “REMINGTON ARMS OC.” (C is backward) Charles Semmer in REMINGTON DOUBLE SHOTGUNS explains that it likely just one roll stamp that had this obvious imperfection, but goes on to say “Previously I did not regard these “OC” guns as being of any extra value. But now I have changed my mind and consider these marked guns as scarce.” Plain American walnut round knob pistol grip buttstock measures 14-1/8″ over Jostam pad without backing plate. Matching splinter ejector forend has J-spring release. Bore diameter: left-.728, right -.727. Bore restrictions: left -.028 (IMod), right -.027 (IMod). Minimum wall thickness: left -.042, right -.040. Drop at heel: 2-7/8″, drop at comb: 1-7/8″. Weight: 7 lbs. 11 oz. LOP: 14-1/8″. PROVENANCE: William Hammond Collection. CONDITION: Excellent. Bbls retain approx 90 – 95% orig blue, with a number of marks, light scratches, and a few dents. Action retains 70 – 80% orig case hardening color, silvered on sharp edges and fences, from normal hand wear. Stocks retain nearly all of their orig varnish finish, with some light marks. Old pad is not original. Bores are bright and shiny, with one or two light dents. Action is tight. 4-53636 MGM247 (1,200-2,500) – Lot 2476b
Auction: Firearms - Fall 2014
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