Swedish Remington Model 1869 Breechloading Engineer & Artillery Musketoon s/n 2511, in obsolete 12.7 mm rimfire calibre with 18 inch barrel.
Serial number 2511is in very good condition, showing its original production date of 1869 on the right hand side of the receiver. The receiver bears the Crown / C marking for the Carl Gustaf arsenal. The receiver, forend and barrel all bear serial number 2511, as well as other arsenal markings. The lovely beech wood stock is light honey in colour and it comes with its original 1869 cleaning rod under the barrel. There is also a swivel on the butt. The swivel on the forend barrel band is missing. There is a large brass circular disc (measuring 31mm in diameter ) inlaid into the butt-stock.
This is a Classic European License-made Remington Rolling Block Musketoon Model 1869,that was manufactured by the government arsenal of Carl Gustafs Stads Gevärsfaktori (“Rifle Factory of Carl Gustaf’s town”) for the Swedish Army. The original caliber was 12.17×42mm rimfire and production continued until 1884.
It has a full military configuration, with strong rifling. Excellent condition and in good working order.