December 14-17, 2021 Collectible Firearms & Militaria
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Springfield Model 1884 Trapdoor single shot rifle. Made 1890. This rifle has an 1873 marked breech block. "V / P / (Eagle's Head)" proofs on the chamber. Standard markings on the right side of the lock plate. No cartouche or visible markings on the left side of the stock. "US" marked butt plate. Standard blade front sight with an "R" marked Buffington rear sight. Metal finish looks to be original forming a brown patina in most areas. Stock has a light oil finish. Smooth metal butt plate. Ramrod is absent. CONDITION: Metal retains 60% of its original finish with most areas forming a brown patina. Wood has handling marks, dents and scratches. Small crack in the stock on the left side side of the tang. Bore has a few minor pits near the muzzle. Very good overall rifling. Hammer is tight. Mechanically fine. JWA
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Value
Accessories
Barrel Length
32 - 1/2"
Caliber/Bore
.45-70
Drop at Comb
Drop at Heel
FFL Status
Antique
Length of Pull
Manufacturer
Springfield
Model
1873
Paperwork
Serial Number
488223
(A) SPRINGFIELD MODEL 1884 TRAPDOOR .45-70 SINGLE SHOT RIFLE
Bidding
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $300.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $693.00
Estimate: $600 - $1,000
Number Bids: 13
Auction closed on Friday, December 17, 2021.
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