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    Indian Capture of 1873 U.S. Springfield Trapdoor Carbine from Battle of Little Bighorn, Custer 7th Cavalry.
    Serial no. 38961, .45 caliber, 22-inch barrel with fixed front sight and folding rear sight. Blued finish. Lock marked: (eagle) and U.S. / SPRINGFIELD / 1873. Smooth walnut straight stock with decorative silver inlays to right side of stock. Metal carbine buttplate. Sold along with typed letter, dated May 6, 1995, provided by the consignor. Details specifications, condition and affiliation to the Custer 7th Cavalry.

    Condition: Fair. Finish primarily a mottled grey patina with noticeable signs of wear, age and pitting. Heavy scuffs, dings and bruising present to wood. Various red paint marks. Large wood loss, numerous cracks and previous repairs present to wrist. Action good. Pitted bore. The Michael Ward Collection of Western Americana


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