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    Springfield Trapdoor Rifle. Model 1879, serial number 184402, .45-70 caliber with standard military finish and original sling. All components and markings as standard for this model. Functioning action. Cartouched SWP 1882. Opposite lock plate and circle P behind triggerguard. Post Civil War and possibly Indian Wars type.

    Condition.
    Basically a relatively uniform brown patina overall with traces of blue on rear barrel band and tang of triggerguard. Wood has been lightly cleaned but nothing offensive.


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2008
    29th-30th Sunday-Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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