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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3305M Marlborough
November 4, 2019 10:00AMCalender
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U.S. Model 1884 Trapdoor Springfield Rifle

$738$600
Auction: Sale #3305M - 3305M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: November 04, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

U.S. Model 1884 Trapdoor Springfield Rifle, c. 1886, .45-70 caliber, serial number 364558, walnut stock with a crisp cartouche on the left side of the stock, blued-steel fittings, lock marked "U.S./SPRINGFIELD," trapdoor marked "U.S./MODEL/1884," with proof marks on the breech, barrel lg. 32 5/8, overall lg. 51 3/4 in.
Estimate $700-900

Stock has a few dings and nicks with a crisp cartouche, lock, barrel, and other steel fittings retain almost all of their original blue finish, trapdoor and barrel tang retain some of the color case finish, the action functions properly, and the bore is bright and sharp with some very light scattered pitting.


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