Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 2182: U.S. Springfield Model 1870 Trapdoor Rifle

Auction Date: June 23, 2022

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,400 - $2,250

U.S. Springfield Model 1870 Trapdoor Rifle

Manufacturer: Springfield Armory U.S.
Model: 1870
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 50-70 U.S. Govt
Barrel: 32 5/8 inch round
Finish: bright/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 286
Item Interest: Active
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.

Description:

Approximately 11,192 rifles manufactured c. 1870-1873. "MODEL 1870/eagle head/crossed arrows/US" marked breech block. "1863" dated lock. "H/27" stamped silver badge on top of the comb, small painted inventory number "3205" under a coat of lacquer on the buttplate. Includes a Watervliet Arsenal leather sling.

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