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    U.S. Springfield Model 1884 Trapdoor Rifle. Serial no. 61758, .45-70 caliber, 32 1/2-inch barrel with fixed front sight and standard Buffington rear sight. Blued finish. Top of breech marked: U.S. / MODEL / 1884. Undated lock marked with an eagle and U.S. / SPRINGFIELD. Faint V/P/(eagle) proof at base of barrel. Walnut stock with faint cartouche to left side of stock. Carved B on top of stock at buttplate. Two barrel bands, sling swivel and stacking swivel. Carbine metal buttplate stamped US. Property from the Estate of John R. Eckel, Sr.

    Condition: Fair. Finish primarily a dark grey age patina with heavy wear and pitting throughout. Wood showing extensive scuffs, dings, bruises and some wood loss at edges. Large 2-inch by 2-inch gouge in wood at the top of left stock. Cleaning rod absent. Action crisp. Moderately pitted bore.


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