A U.S. Model 1879 Trapdoor Springfield rifle

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Lot 4330ANTIQUE
A U.S. Model 1879 Trapdoor Springfield rifle

Sold for US$ 152 inc. premium
A U.S. Model 1879 Trapdoor Springfield rifle
Serial no. 27723-, .45-70, barrel shortened to 24 inches, drilled with two holes to right of muzzle and drilled and tapped for a telescopic sight in front of action, breechblock release removed, stock dated 1883.
Condition: Poor to fair. Barrel and fore-end professionally shortened. Retaining most blued finish. Stock with scattered light marks.

Saleroom notices

  • Muzzle blocked with lead filler.
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ANTIQUE Antique - pre 1899

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