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    U.S. Springfield Model 1884 Trapdoor Rifle and Bayonet. Serial number 408838, .44-70 caliber. 32.5" barrel. Breechblock marked "US / MODEL / 1884", lock marked with an eagle "US / SPRINGFIELD". The fore-end of the stock has been shortened by several inches and a purpose-built fore-end cap and lower band have been added. The quality of these alterations would point to an arsenal modification as opposed to a civilian alteration. The stock has an 1881 dated cartouche. The rifle is complete with cleaning rod and angular socket bayonet. Mechanically sound with a good bore. Very good condition as altered.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2014
    13th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 16
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