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prisonguard13
August 11, 2008, 08:24 AM
i just purchased a double barrel shotgun. all i know about is it says E Remington and Sons Ilion N.Y. on top between the barrels. under the barrels above the frame it as marked as follows 8079 and also the # 59
under each barrel they are identically marked as HP running the length of the barrel and a P bellow them. any and all help is appreciated

johnbt
August 11, 2008, 08:43 AM
Hammer gun or hammerless?

For identification of Remington hammer guns, look at Wisner's page...

www.wisnersinc.com/additional_info/RemingtonDblID.htm

J F Cooper
August 11, 2008, 10:47 AM
That sounds like an 1882 Model, made from 1882 to 1888.. Remington made approximately 16,000 of them in 6 different grades.... JFC