What type of rear sight?

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calkiduk
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What type of rear sight?

Post by calkiduk » Wed Mar 13, 2019 7:41 pm

I recently purchased a Model 8 from 1912 and the rear sight is a broken Marbles leaf sight. Does anyone know the correct model sight I need to purchase and where I can find one?

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Re: What type of rear sight?

Post by Phyrbird » Wed Mar 13, 2019 8:06 pm

Find ?? No.
Marbles folding aftermarket sight for the Model 8, hang on to the screws they are hard to find & pay for too. :?
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Re: What type of rear sight?

Post by Long Recoil » Sun Mar 24, 2019 3:05 pm

They come up for sale. This one is claimed to be original but is a flat top so I don't think it is. It's missing it's elevator but you could use a replacement.

Remington would put nearly any sight you wanted on a rifle back then. Your broken one was a No. 95.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/NICE-ORIGINAL- ... 1690abc665

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