Remington model 1872 rolling block rifle chambered in .50-70 as issued to the New York State Militia. This rifle features a 36″ barrel with fixed front bead and v-notch rear rifle sight. This is configured as required by the state of New York with half cock safety and extra long hammer spur and large side located breach block lever, both with shield shaped cross hatched thumb grips. This is marked “E” / “39” on top of the butt stock. There are two inspector cartouches that are illegible. Antique.
Condition: Overall Good+ with a shiny bore with strong rifling. The stock has scattered dings and scratches and has “XIXX” carved in the right had side.