Remington Nylon 66 , "Apache" Black and Chrome , Semi-Automatic Rifle.
19 ˝” Barrel.
Caliber: 22 Long Rifle.
Top of Chromed Barrel Marked “PAT. PEND./Remington/22L.R. ONLY”.
Fully Adjustable Sporting Rear Sight.
Blade Front Sight.
Unmarked Chromed Receiver.
Black Nylon Stock with Checkering and White Diamond inserts in forend.
Grip cap marked "REMINGTON NYLON 66".
White Line Remington Buttplate.
Price: $650.00Production of the Nylon 66 started in 1959 and ran until 1989.
There were about 1,050,000 Nylon 66s made. The standard model had a brown stock (called Mohawk Brown) with blue metal. It was a tube fed through the stock semi auto. Variations included a green stocked version (Seneca Green), a black stock and chrome receiver version called “Apache black” and a black stock rifle with a blued receiver cover called the “Black Diamond”.
The “Black Diamond” model started production in 1978 and ran until all Nylon 66 models were stopped in 1987. The “Apache Black” version is sometimes called the presentation model and was made until 1983.