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    U.S. Springfield Model 1873 Trapdoor Rifle.
    Serial no. 291702, .45-70 caliber, 32 ½-inch round barrel with adjustable rear and fixed front sights. Blued with case-hardened breech. Lock marked ahead of hammer with eagle "US/ SPRINGFIELD/ 1873"; top of breech marked "MODEL / 1873". Walnut stock with metal buttplate. Inspector's cartouche stamped on the left side of the stock "JSA / 1898" and a faint circle "P" firing proof on the underside of the wrist. Accompanied with a "US" marked socket bayonet. From the collection of Eddie Fisher, 15-year pitching veteran in Major League Baseball and 1965 All-Star.

    Condition: Good. Metal surfaces with gray patina and scattered surface rust. Stock with moderate small dents and scratches. Mechanically sound. Nice bore.


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    December, 2015
    13th Sunday
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