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U.S. M1884 Springfield .45-70 Breech Loading Rifle, #455836....

2009 December Signature Arms & Militaria Including Civil War Auction #6021

 
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Auction Ended On: Dec 12, 2009
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Near mint, possibly unfired.
U.S. M1884 Springfield .45-70 Breech Loading Rifle, #455836. Gun retains 95% of the original bright blue and case colors with just some minor wear at the muzzle where it was clearly stored with a bayonet, and at the heel and toe of the butt plate. Mint bore, mechanically perfect, crisp markings. Wood also near mint with just some minor scattered storage scratches and a series of small light gouges on the right side of the butt stock, easily neatened up. Excellent inspector's cartouche dated 1889. Buffington wind gauge sight, original leather sling. An exceptionally nice .45-70 rifle.

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