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    U.S. Springfield Model 1898 Krag Bolt Action Rifle.
    Serial no. 126777, .30-40 Krag caliber, 22-inch barrel with fixed Lyman front sight and rear peep sight mounted to a Model 1896 sight base. Metal parts blued; receiver casehardened. Left side of receiver marked "U.S. / MODEL 1898 SPRINGFIELD ARMORY 126777". Walnut stock, shortened, heavily sanded, butt profile altered and lacking metal buttplate. Sold with a leather military-style sling.

    Condition: Fair as modified. Metal finish worn thin and with a smooth, mottled gray patina. Scant traces of case color on the receiver. Lacking magazine cutoff. Stock well worn and altered as described. Trigger guard has a small dent on the left side. Modestly worn bore. Mechanically sound though bolt does rattle a bit in the closed position.


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2016
    12th Sunday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 5
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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