Cal. 45-70. S# 16570. Original rifle bbl. is shortened to 22" carbine length. Reattached blade front sight w/ Model 1879 rifle rear sight. Early high arch breechblock. Lock plate is polished w/ all markings removed. Custom carbine stock of nicely grained walnut w/ satin finish using original rifle buttplate & fitted w/ saddle ring bar on left side. CONDITION: bbl. has 98% reblued finish. Breechblock has faded to light brown. Receiver is partially polished. Lock plate, trigger guard & bbl. band are polished bright, ready for refinishing. Stock has good finish showing light marks. Bore is bright w/ sharp rifling having scattered spots of light pitting. PROVENANCE: Estate Collection of Dennis "Denny" Lundmark. (01-14641/DS). ANTIQUE. $400-600.