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Lot 4166: Three U.S. Springfield Trapdoor Long Arms

Auction Date: June 24, 2022

Three U.S. Springfield Trapdoor Long Arms

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $900 - $1,400

A) Springfield Model 1873 Rifle

Manufacturer: Springfield Armory U.S.
Model: 1873
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 45-70 Government
Barrel: 32 5/8 inch round
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 275
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OG - POOR- major or minor parts replaced; major replacement parts required and extensive restoration needed; metal deeply pitted; principal lettering, numerals and design obliterated, wood badly scratched, bruised, cracked or broken; mechanically inoperative; generally undesirable as a collectors firearm in its present state.

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

Description:

B) Springfield Model 1866 Allin Conversion Fowling Piece

Manufacturer: Springfield Armory U.S.
Model: 1866 ALLIN CONVERSION
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 24
Barrel: 30 1/4 inch round
Finish: brown/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 275
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OG - POOR- major or minor parts replaced; major replacement parts required and extensive restoration needed; metal deeply pitted; principal lettering, numerals and design obliterated, wood badly scratched, bruised, cracked or broken; mechanically inoperative; generally undesirable as a collectors firearm in its present state.

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

Description:

"1864" dated lock. "1866" dated breech block. Converted to smoothbore.

C) Springfield Model 1879 Rifle

Manufacturer: Springfield Armory U.S.
Model: 1879
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 45-70 Government
Barrel: 20 1/2 inch round
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 275
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:

Provenance: The William Bugg Estate

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