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    U.S. Springfield Model 1870 Trapdoor Rifle. NVSN, .45-70 caliber, 32 1/2-inch barrel with fixed front sight and rear ladder sight. Blued finish. Top of breech marked: MODEL / 1870 / (eagle) / U.S. Lock dated 1864 with an eagle and U.S. / SPRINGFIELD. Varnished walnut stock with two barrel bands and sling swivels. Carbine metal buttplate marked US. Cleaning rod. Property from the Estate of John R. Eckel, Sr.

    Condition: Good. Retaining traces of finish, the balance a plum grey patina with heavy wear and pitting. Wood showing noticeable scuffs, dings and bruising. Hairline crack to right side of stock at wrist. Wood loss to left side of stock at second barrel band. Action good. Lightly pitted bore.


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    Auction Dates
    December, 2014
    14th Sunday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 13
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