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Lot 3703
Cal. 45-70. S# 531803. Bbl. 32 5/8" w/ pinned blade front sight & Buffington style graduated leaf rear sight. Rifle is fitted w/ ramrod bayonet. Case colored low arch breech block dated 1884. 2 Band walnut stock w/ trapdoor buttplate. Left side has clear 1891 dated cartouche. Right side of stock has carved number "23". Top of wrist has rack marking filled w/ white paint "560". CONDITION: bbl. retains 90% lightly faded blue showing spots of freckling. Breech block & top tang retain 60% lightly visible case colors. Receiver is fading to gray. Lockplate & hammer retain 60% blue w/ mottled appearance. Stock has moderately worn finish showing numerous scratches, dents & handling marks. Bore is generally bright showing spots of light pitting. (01-16365/DS). ANTIQUE. $800-1,200.

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$400

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SPRINGFIELD MODEL 1888 TRAPDOOR RIFLE.

Estimate $800 - $1,200
6d
4h
47m
25s
$4000 bids
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Fairfield, ME, USA
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