DescriptionU.S. Springfield Model 1896 Sporterized Krag Bolt Action Rifle.
Serial no. 80519. .30-40 Krag. 20-inch barrel with later front and rear sights. Metal parts blue. Left side of receiver marked "U.S. / MODEL 1896 SPRINGFIELD ARMORY 80519". The original rear sight base holes have been filled. The receiver has been drilled and taped for a scope. The original walnut stock has been shortened and is decorated with rather crude carving. A pistol grip has been spliced to the stock at the wrist and a rubber recoil pad added.
Condition: Good as modified. Metal parts with a smooth brown patina. Lacking magazine cutoff. Stock shows signs of moderate use. Lacking sling swivels. The bore is dirty with some scattered pitting. Mechanically sound.
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