Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 2206: Springfield 1868 Trapdoor Rifle with Ames 1840 Cavalry Saber

Auction Date: February 17, 2022

U.S. Springfield Model 1868 Trapdoor Rifle with Ames Model 1840 Cavalry Saber

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $800 - $1,200

U.S. Springfield Model 1868 Trapdoor Rifle with Ames Model 1840 Cavalry Saber

Manufacturer: Springfield Armory U.S.
Model: 1868
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 50-70 U.S. Govt
Barrel: 32 1/2 inch round
Finish: bright/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 534
Item Interest: Average
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.

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

"1870" dated breechblock, "1863" dated lock. "1851" dated Ames Cavalry saber with scabbard.

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