View Full Version : Odd Rem 870

Tim Whittaker
August 8, 2005, 05:57 PM
I just picked up an 870 from my dealer and it apparently is a Secret Service surplus gun. The catalog # is 24579 and there is no mention on Remington's website. Also the serial # is USSS0XXX. I know that some gun companies will give a history on the gun, date of manufacture, who it was sent to, and so on, for a fee, does anyone know if Remington will do this? [/IMG]

Tim Whittaker
August 8, 2005, 06:00 PM
I also took a scan of the back of the owners manual and can't figure out how to post it. If someone will tell me how I'll post it.

August 8, 2005, 06:12 PM
I think if you convert the file to a JPEG then you can post it like a picture.

August 9, 2005, 11:11 AM
Call Remington - 800-243-9700

August 9, 2005, 11:28 AM
Yep - Call Remington.

That would be pretty neat, if that's who originally had that gun.

Tim Whittaker
October 29, 2005, 07:20 AM
I still haven't been able to find out much info on the gun but, while looking around on Auction Arms I found the same exact gun with pretty much the same info as I have on it, www.auctionarms.com/search/displayitem.cfm?itemnum=7039903 the only thing the seller left out in his description is the +1 extension from Wilson Combat.

Dave McC
October 29, 2005, 01:07 PM
Remington had special runs of 870s in the past. One was for the NY prison system in 16 gauge.

Dunno if there's any collector interest in these. Meanwhile, you've got a fine defensive shotgun that's been nicely work polished.....

Tim Whittaker
October 29, 2005, 02:30 PM
I have never had a safe queen, but I still haven't shot it yet, it's still NIB. If the gun on the auction goes for some rediculous price it might stay that way, I'd be surprised though.