Beautifully preserved signature of Eli Remington, bold and bright. Small tear in middle of check likely from being placed on a bank spindle.From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. And ammunition in the United States. It was founded in 1816 by Eliphalet Remington. Remington is America's oldest gun maker and It's America's oldest factory that still makes its original product-guns.
It is the largest U. Producer of shotguns and rifles. Additionally its products are distributed in over 60 foreign countries, making its distribution base and availability wider than those of its competitors. Remington Arms is part of the Freedom Group. Which is owned by Cerberus Capital Management.Remington built a new plant in Huntsville, Alabama. Which is now building Modern Sporting Rifles. (MSR) and Remington 1911 R1. Remington Rolling Block Carbine 1867. Remington 1871 Army Rolling Block Pistol.
The Remington company was founded in 1816. Farming communities in the region were famous for their diverse skills and self-sufficiency, and the winter seasons were used for crafts that provided goods for self-use and also for sale. Remington's father was a blacksmith, and wanted to expand his business into rifle barrel production. At the time, the method was to heat and wrap long flat bars of iron around a metal rod of the caliber desired. By heating and hammering the coiled bars around the central rod, the barrel metal became fused into a solid cylinder, at which point the rod was pressed out.
In Ilion Gorge, New York. Remington began designing and building a flintlock. At age 23 (in the fall of 1816), he entered a shooting match; though he only finished second, his well-made gun impressed other shooters.
Before Remington left the field that day, he had received so many orders from other competitors that he was now officially in the gunsmithing business. By 1828, the operation moved to nearby Ilion, New York.At the same site which is used by the modern Remington firearms plant. On March 7, 1888, ownership of E. This consisted of Hartley and Graham of New York, New York. A major sporting goods chain who also owned the Union Metallic Cartridge Company. And the Winchester Repeating Arms. Company of New Haven, Connecticut. At this time the name was formally changed to the Remington Arms Company.
The Bridgeport site became the home of Remington's ammunition plant. Based on the Remington 700.
In 1912, Remington and Union Metallic Cartridge Company were combined into a single entity, called Remington UMC. Even today, Remington produces U.
In 1915, the plant at Ilion was expanded, and with this expansion became basically the same plant as today. Remington produced arms under contract for several Allied powers. Rifles for France, Pattern 1914 Enfield. Rifles for Britain, and Model 1891 MosinNagant. As the war intensified, Remington production grew ever greater.
Entered the war, Remington became deeply involved in the war effort. Notable contributions by Remington included development and production of the U.A simplified version of the British Pattern 1914, and development of the Pedersen device. Late in the war, the collapse of the Imperial Russian government had a severe impact on Remington finances. Took power in the Russian Revolution. They repudiated the contract entirely. Noting the explosive growth of business at the beginning of the war, and the precipitous decline at the end of the war, Remington made the conscious decision to promote and emphasize their line of sporting products. They viewed hunting products as a more stable business which might help them to survive future ups and downs. Corporation, which had made its fortune with improvements to gunpowder. Today, many of the Remington headstamps still have R-P on them for Remington-Peters. Army became worried about its ammunition capacity, and asked Remington to collaborate in a plan for national expansion. With the aid of DuPont, Remington built the Lake City Army Ammunition Plant. (originally named Lake City Arsenal) and Denver Ordnance. Ammunition plants, and three more plants later on, including the Lowell Ordnance Plant. Though the plants belonged to the U. Government, Remington was asked to oversee their operation.
Among the weapons Remington manufactured for the government during World War II. Was the famous M1903A3 Springfield.
One of the products was chain saws. In 1962 Remington introduced the Model 700. The rifle became one of Remington's most successful firearms, and quickly lent itself to developments of many sub-variants, including the Remington 700 BDL. Agencies (the rifle, later renamed 700P, is very popular among law enforcement agencies) and the military.Which was the USA Army. Between 19882010 and still serves among other armed forces around the world, such as the IDF. Other firearms companies designed and manufactured sniper rifles based on the reliable and accurate Remington Model 700 action. In 1986, Remington closed its ammunition. Plant in Bridgeport, Connecticut, creating a brand-new facility in Lonoke, Arkansas. This site was chosen as the geographic center of the sporting ammunition market. A year later, Remington built a new clay targets plant in Athens, Georgia. In June 2007, a private equity firm, Cerberus Capital Management. This happened because Remington was millions of dollars in debt and did not report a profit during the years 20032005. In December 2007, Remington Arms acquired rifle-maker Marlin Firearms. As of 2009, ammunition sales continued to remain high during the ongoing United States Ammunition Shortage. In October 2009, Remington Military. In 2010, Remington introduced the fastest commercially available shotgun shell, Hypersonic Steel. With a patented wad technology that allows the shot to travel at 1700 FPS.
After a 12-year absence in the handgun market, Remington announced the Model 1911. The last handgun produced by Remington Arms, the Model XP-100R. Later that year, Remington introduced the Versa Max. System self-regulates gas pressure based on the length of the cartridge used, enabling the shotgun to shoot light 2 3/4" target loads, 3" hunting loads, and 3 1/2 magnum hunting loads. In 2012, Remington won the U.
In 2013, Remington introduced the Model 783. The engineering team started from scratch and designed advanced, accuracy-enhancing features to create an all-new rifle. In 2013, for the first time since 1928, Remington began to offer an air rifle, called the "Remington Express". Remington announced a plan for a new state of the art plant in Huntsville, Alabama.
Remington moved two production lines from the Ilion, New York as a result of the fallout from the New York Safe Act. Huntsville is now building the AR-15. The new plant consolidates Remington's production to promote efficiency and lower production costs.
Experts in the gun industry believe that it is only a matter of time before Remington completely abandons its New York roots for states that are more gun friendly and pro business. Remington has several production facilities today. Corporate Headquarters : The corporate headquarters for Remington Arms is located at Madison, North Carolina. Firearms Plants : Remington owns two firearms plants. The larger plant is located in Ilion, New York.This plant also is home to Remington's Powdered Metal Products Division. A new, state-of-the-art firearms facility was recently built in Mayfield, Kentucky. Ammunition and Components Plant : All of Remington's ammunition is now made at the 35-year-old plant in Lonoke, Arkansas. This plant also is home to Remington's Industrial Products Division , and Ammunition Product Services. Custom Plant : Custom firearms are hand-crafted by professional gunsmiths.
At the Ilion, New York. Technical Center : The technical and research center for Remington is located in Elizabethtown, Kentucky. Huntsville, Alabama Facility This new facility will employ 2,000 people and has plans for future expansion. The Bushmaster AR MSR and 1911 pattern R-1 lines from Ilion, New York, are now produced here.
To the new Alabama facility. Remington's former ammunition factory in Bridgeport, Connecticut, was investigated by the Travel Channels, Ghost Adventures. And is scheduled for demolition. Remington rifles are incorporated into the flag. The item "1854 Eli Remington Signed Check Eliphalet Remington & Sons Civil War Autograph" is in sale since Monday, April 15, 2019.This item is in the category "Collectibles\Autographs\Historical". The seller is "feedthecat" and is located in Newport Beach, California. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Dominican republic, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, El salvador, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay, Russian federation.