DescriptionU.S. Springfield Armory Model 1898 Krag Bolt Action Rifle Converted to Carbine Configuration.
Serial no. 183811. .30-40 Krag. 22-inch barrel with fixed blade front sight and Model 1896 rear sight. Metal parts blued; receiver casehardened. Left side of receiver marked: "U.S. / MODEL 1898 SPRINGFIELD ARMORY 183811". Walnut stock and handguard. Stock has been shortened to carbine length. No visible cartouches. Metal buttplate with trapdoor for cleaning rod.
Condition: Good as reconfigured. Retaining the majority of the new finish on the barrel; traces of case color on the receiver. Moderate wear to wood furniture. Handguard rivet holes have been crudely filled with wood filler. Thin crack in the handguard. Worn bore; mechanically sound.
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