Falling Block Rifle
Serial No: M699
Model 1915 Take - Down
This type of rifle action is known as a pivoting block
type, or swinging block, since the breech block is pivoted on a pivot
screw in the
mid-section of the receiver.
Upon activating the lever, the breech block pivots, or swings down to
expose the chamber.
These firearms evolved basically with many internal running changes happening
over the time span that the guns were in production.
There appear to be basically 4 main different versions of the Favorite,
the 1889, 1894, 1915, & the 418 with other sub variations made along
the way. Most guns were made in either 22RF, while 25RF or 32RF calibers
The 1915 version, introduced in that year, was made until 1935. No patent
date has been observed on the 1915 barrels.
The receiver has 2 tang peep holes drilled & tapped on the upper tang,
along with “model 1915? stamped on this top tang.
The top of the receiver had “TRADE MARK” on the top line,
with “FAVORITE” on the center line, & “REG US PAT
OFF & FRN” on the bottom line, all stamped on the top receiver
In very Good Condition Considering
Good Shooting Grade Bore