Lot 380    

Springfield Arsenal Model 1872 Rolling Block US Army Rifle,
2005, Historic Americana / Nov 16, 17 & 18
50-70 caliber. Right side of frame marked U.S. Springfield 1872. Left side of frame marked Model 1871.

Condition:  
Complete and original. Excellent bore. Yellow dried grease on all moving parts. Original rear sight blackened. Barrel bright along with bands and buttplate. Stock with an unusual upside-down ESA cartouche. Standard script letter in box behind trigger guard. Frame retains all of its original color, with ca 85% vivid case colors.
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