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Skinner AuctionsMarlborough MA
October 27, 2016 10:00 AMCalender

U.S. Model 1878 Trapdoor Springfield Rifle and Bayonet

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Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2946MLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: October 27, 2016 10:00AM


U.S. Model 1878 Trapdoor Springfield Rifle and Bayonet, c. 1886, serial number 345783, walnut stock with a cartouche on the left side of the stock, marked on the lockplate "U.S./SPRINGFIELD," and on the trapdoor "U.S./MODEL/1878," bayonet marked "U.S." on the blade, overall lg. 52 in.
Estimate $300-500

Very few dings and nicks in the stock, much of the original finish remains, and the action functions properly.

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