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    Lot of Two U.S. Springfield Trapdoor Rifles.
    Comprising: 1.) U.S. Springfield Model 1878 Trapdoor Rifle. Serial no. 390721, .45-70 caliber, 32 1/2-inch barrel with fixed front sight and adjustable rear ladder sight. Blued finish. V/P/[eaglehead] proof to left side of barrel. Lock marked: (eagle) and U.S. / SPRINGFIELD. Smooth walnut stock with sling swivels, stacking swivel and metal ramrod. U.S. / C / 10 marked metal butt. 2.) U.S. Springfield Model 1873 Trapdoor Rifle. Serial no. 385358, .45-70 Caliber, 32 1/2-inch barrel with fixed front sight and adjustable rear ladder sight. Blued finish. V/P/[eaglehead] proof to left side of barrel. Lock marked: (eagle) and U.S. / SPRINGFIELD. Smooth walnut stock with sling swivels, stacking swivel and metal ramrod. 1884 dated cartouche to left side of stock. U.S. marked metal butt.

    Condition: Good. Finishes primarily a dark grey age patina with scattered wear, age and patches of pitting. Noticeable scuffs, scratches, dings and bruising to wood. Actions good. 1.) Moderately pitted bore. 2.) Strong bore.


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2017
    11th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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