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Model 1888 Trapdoor Springfield Rifle

Auction:
2724M
Lot:
249
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 1888 Trapdoor Springfield Rifle, c. 1889-93, walnut stock with 1893 dated cartouche and circle P near triggerguard, steel lockplate marked with an eagle and U.S./SPRINGFIELD, serial number marked at breech 560813, and on front of trapdoor US/MODEL/1884, with ramrod bayonet, barrel lg. 32 5/8, overall lg. 51 3/4 in.
Estimate $500-700

Stock has some dings, steel barrel and fittings have light patina.


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

steel lockplate, United States, steel barrel