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Lot 210: Two U.S. Springfield Trapdoor Longarms

Auction Date: February 16, 2022

Two U.S. Springfield Trapdoor Longarms

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,100 - $1,700

A) Springfield Model 1879 Rifle with Bayonet

Manufacturer: Springfield Armory U.S.
Model: 1879
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 45-70 Government
Barrel: 32 5/8 inch round
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 726
Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OF - FAIR- some major parts replaced; minor replacement parts may be required; metal rusted, may be lightly pitted all over, vigorously cleaned; rounded edges of metal and wood; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal partly obliterated; wood scratched, bruised, cracked or repaired where broken; in fair working order or can be easily repaired and placed in working order.

Description:

"SWP/1883" cartouche. Initials carved ahead of the buttplate tang. Brass tag numbered "76" on the bottom of the stock. Includes US socket bayonet. Cleaning rod absent.

B) Springfield Model 1884/90 Saddle Ring Carbine

Manufacturer: Springfield Armory U.S.
Model: 1884
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 45-70 Government
Barrel: 22 inch round
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 726
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OE - GOOD - some minor replacement parts; metal smoothly rusted or lightly pitted in places, cleaned; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal legible; lightly scratched, bruised or minor cracks repaired; in good working order.

NPRF - NON-PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED/COLD BLUE, ETC.

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

Armory altered in the 1890s with the sight protector barrel band. Includes three-piece cleaning rod in buttstock.

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