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    U.S. Springfield Model 1884 Trapdoor Rifle. Serial no. 433510, .45-70 caliber, 32 5/8-inch barrel with standard Buffington rear and blade front sights. Blue and case-hardened finish. Standard VPN proof marks at end of barrel. Top of breech marked U.S./MODEL/1884. Undated lock marked with eagle and U.S./SPRINGFIELD. Nicely figured, varnished walnut stock with 1888 inspector's cartouche on left side of wrist and P cartouche in circle below lower tang. Crescent buttplate marked at top, W/U.S. Condition: Excellent. Retaining approximately 85-90% blue toning at the muzzle. Vibrant case colors, slightly muted on lock. Butt plate with patches of moderate pitting. Stock has been lightly sanded. Action crisp. Mirror bright bore.

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    December, 2012
    9th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
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