By Lars Dalseide | April 21 2014 16:58

Remington Rifle won at NRA match, donated back to the Association

Fairfax, Virginia - Last week we told you about the first gun to make it into the NRA Museum's official collection. A Remington Model 1871 Rolling Block Rifle. Ever wonder what baby looked like? Well wonder no more.

"This rifle, a beautiful Remington Rolling Block, is one of 20,000 purchased by the United State Military back in the 1870s," said Senior Curator Philip Schreier. "But the real story is where rest of them landed."

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