Rolling block rifle

Rolling block rifle

A particular kind of breech closing mechanism for a single shot breech-loading rifle.
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In 1867 Denmark adopted the Remington Rolling Block rifle as the Gevaer M.
To court sportsmen, Remington rushed Joseph Rider's improvements on the Geiger split-breech mechanism and announced the Rolling Block Rifle.
The rolling block rifle is an historical design even older than the High Wall.
From Pedersoli, look for a .50 Sharps and an 1875 Rolling Block rifle and carbine.
Such was my mindset when ordering my first reproduction Rolling Block rifle from Lone Star Rifle Company at the 1997 SHOT Show.
I immediately agreed as I had an excellent experience the previous year when the Rolling Block rifle I donated sold for $1500.
This can be a traditional in-line, bolt action or even something like Cabela's Rolling Block rifle or Thompson/Center's Encore or Omega.
Q: I recently acquired a small Remington Rolling Block rifle at a private sale.
Still considered beautiful for its shear simplicity, the Remington Rolling Block rifle was produced in many forms from 1864 up to as late as around 1934.
Very few, such as the Colt SAA revolver and the Remington Rolling Block rifle, are actually still offered by companies bearing those famous names.
Remington's fabled rolling block rifle action was a symphony in simplicity and has withstood the sands of time because it is still available in single- shot pistol configuration offered by Navy Arms.