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    U.S. Springfield Model 1884 Trapdoor Rifle. Serial no. 506892, .45-70 caliber, 32 1/2-inch barrel with fixed front sight and rear Buffington sight. Blued finish. Top of breech marked: U.S. / MODEL / 1884. Undated lock marked with an eagle and U.S. / SPRINGFIELD. V/P/(eagle) proof at base of barrel. Varnished walnut stock with faint 1890 cartouche on left side and P in circle proof behind lower tang. Two barrel band, swivel slings and stacking swivel. US marked carbine buttplate with cleaning tool reservoir. Property from the Estate of John R. Eckel, Sr.

    Condition: Fair. Finish primarily a mottled grey patina with heavy wear and pitting throughout. Wood showing scratches, dings and bruising. Noticeable scuffs at base of stock. Action good. Moderately pitted bore.


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2014
    8th Sunday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 9
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