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Lot 187: Two U.S. Military Rifles

Auction Date: June 22, 2022

Two U.S. Military Rifles

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

A) U.S. Springfield Model 1879 Trapdoor Rifle

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: 435
Item Interest: 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/1884" cartouche. Rear sight ladder broken/absent.

B) Springfield Model 1898 Krag-Jorgensen Bolt Action Rifle

Manufacturer: Springfield Armory U.S.
Model: 1898 Rifle
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 30 ARMY (30-40)
Barrel: 30 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 435
Serial Number:
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Bore Condition: Slight Darkening - Light to moderate pitting
Rating:

OC - FINE- all original parts; over 30% original finish, sharp lettering, numerals and design on metal and wood; minor marks in wood.

Description:

"LJA/1902" cartouche. Includes brass muzzle cap.

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