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Model 1868 Trapdoor Springfield Rifle

Auction:
2724M
Lot:
236
Sold for:
$431$350

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2724M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 03, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Model 1868 Trapdoor Springfield Rifle, c. 1868-72, walnut stock with very light cartouche, steel lockplate marked with an eagle and U.S./SPRINGFIELD, and 1863, front of trapdoor marked 1869 with an eagle's head, crossed arrows, and U.S, serial number 17844 marked on barrel and receiver, barrel lg. 32 1/2, overall lg. 51 1/2 in.
Estimate $400-600

Stock has some nicks and dings, steel parts have some pitting and have been cleaned.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

United States, steel lockplate, head, steel parts