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Model 1877 Springfield Cadet Rifle

.45-70 caliber, 29.5" barrel, S/N 83321. Blued and color case hardened finish, walnut stock with two barrel bands. Standard three-line M1873 breech block markings, weak ESA over date cartouche in an oval and weak [circle]-P proof behind triggerguard. High-arch breech, narrow receiver, three-click tumbler. Stock with long, thin wrist and ;short comb, solid buttplate without trapdoor. Stepped base rear sight correctly marked "R." Stacking swivel only, no sling swivels. Retains correct pattern jag-head cleaning rod. Rack numbered "135" twice on reverse butt in red paint and once stamped into the stock comb, forward of the buttplate.

Condition:

Very good. Retains some of the blued finish with some wear and loss, mostly forward of the rear barrel band. Breech block with some faded case color present. Markings in metal crisp and clear. Mechanically functional, very good bore with some lightly scattered oxidation and frosting present. Stock with wear, bumps and dings, and weak markings.

Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$1,410
10/30/2018

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