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    U.S. Springfield 1886 Dated Trapdoor Rifle.
    Unserialized, .54 caliber, 32 3/4-inch barrel with post front and flip up rear sights. Breech marked 1886/[eagle head]. Blued finish. Lock marked: 1864/[eagle]/U.S. SPRINGFIELD. Triggerguard with integral sling swivel. Fine hardwood stock with two barrel bands, cleaning rod, forward sling swivel and curved steel buttplate. Heel of stock with numeral 4 matching same mark on buttplate. U.S. to top of buttplate. Correct cleaning rod present.

    Condition: Fine. Barrel with a mostly smooth, deep plum-brown patina with scattered patches of fine pitting. Breech showing muted case colors. Bright bore with only fine pitting. All markings crisp. A nice example.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2014
    8th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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