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    U.S. Springfield Model 1884 Trapdoor Rifle. Serial no. 499944, .45-70 caliber, 32 5/8-inch round barrel with fixed front and Buffington rear sights. Blued finish with case-hardened breechblock and tang. Lock marked [eagle/U.S./SPRINGFIELD and the breechblock marked U.S./MODEL/1884. Walnut stock, two barrel bands, two sling swivels, one stacking swivel and cleaning rod. Stock with inspector's cartouche and dated 1890. Circle P proof on the underside of stock. U.S. marked steel buttplate.
    Condition: Fair. All metal surfaces with uniform moderate surface pitting. Stock with heavy wear including scattered scratches with one long deep scratch on the right side. Lacking rear barrel screw. Strong bore with moderate spotting. Crisp action.


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    December, 2012
    9th Sunday
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