July 13-15, 2021 Collectible Firearms & Militaria
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Springfield 1884 trap door single shot rifle with bayonet, attributed to Battery C. 5th Cavalry. Made 1890 at Springfield Armory. The right side of the butt stock is marked "BATTERY C./5" four times in a triangle formation. "U.S." marked butt plate. There is an obstructed cartouche on the left left wrist of the stock. Circled "P" proof on the wrist. "V / P / (Eagle head) / P" proofs on the barrel in front of the breech block. "U.S. / SPRINGFIELD" marked side plate in front of the United States seal. Standard round rifled barrel with blade front sight and Buffington model rear, adjustable to 1400 yards. Original finish worn to a gray patina in places. Oil finished wood stock with metal butt plate. Original ram rod present. Includes original bayonet marked "US". Metal scabbard and hanger are also included. Bayonet and scabbard are blued. Leather hanger with brass belt attachment. CONDITION: Metal retains little of its original finish with most areas forming a gray/brown patina. Stock has handling marks, dings and scratches. Bore is frosted with some pits. Good overall rifling. Mechanically fine. Bayonet is good overall with general wear and handling marks. Tip is solid. Leather hanger has wear and crazing. Brass is tarnished. JWA
Name
Value
Accessories
Bayonet
Barrel Length
32 - 1/2"
Caliber/Bore
.45-70
Drop at Comb
Drop at Heel
FFL Status
Antique
Length of Pull
Manufacturer
Springfield
Model
1884 Trapdoor
Paperwork
Serial Number
481468
(A) BATTERY C. UNIT MARKED US SPRINGFIELD MODEL 1884 TRAPDOOR RIFLE WITH BAYONET.
Bidding
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $300.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $1,200.00
Estimate: $600 - $1,000
Number Bids: 16
Auction closed on Thursday, July 15, 2021.
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