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Lot 2191: Two U.S. Springfield Trapdoor Rifles

Auction Date: June 23, 2022

Two U.S. Springfield Trapdoor Rifles

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,000 - $1,600

A) Springfield Model 1884 Rifle

Manufacturer: Springfield Armory U.S.
Model: 1884
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 45-70 Government
Barrel: 32 5/8 inch round
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 197
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.

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

Description:

Model 1873 rear sight.

B) Springfield Model 1868 Cadet Style Rifle with Bayonet

Manufacturer: Springfield Armory U.S.
Model: 1868
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 50-70 U.S. Govt
Barrel: 29 3/4 inch round
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 197
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.

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

Description:

"1870" dated breechblock, "1863" dated lock. Includes "US" socket bayonet, leather scabbard and leather sling. Provenance: The Steven Preston Military Collection

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