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    U.S. Springfield Model 1873 Trapdoor Saddle Ring Carbine. Serial no. 37965, .45-70 caliber, 22-inch barrel with fixed front sight and adjustable rear elevation sight. Blued finish. Top of breech marked: U.S. / MODEL / 1873. Undated lock marked with an eagle and U.S. / SPRINGFIELD. V/P/(eagle) proof at base of barrel. Saddle ring. Varnished walnut stock with faint cartouche at the base. Carbine butt with cleaning tool reservoir. Property from the Estate of John R. Eckel, Sr.

    Condition: Very good. Retaining approximately 20-30% finish, the balance a mottled grey patina with scattered wear and pitting. Wood showing scuffs, dings and bruising. No cleaning tool present. Action good. Moderately pitted bore.


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2014
    8th Sunday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 18
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