Model 1884 Cadet Rifle

.45-70 caliber, 29.5" barrel with two barrel bands, S/N 428532. Blued and color casehardened finish, smooth walnut stock. Standard Springfield lock markings and barrel proofs, 1884 marked breech bock. No cartouche or [circle]-P marks present. Low arch breech, grooved trigger, 3-click tumbler. Buffington rear sight, recessed tip jag-head cleaning rod with swelled, notched shank, retains stacking and both sling swivels, solid buttplate without trapdoor. In all ways this rifle conforms correctly to a Type II M1884 Cadet Rifle with no cartouches present, suggesting an arsenal replacement stock.


Very good. Retains some thinning blued finish mixed with a smooth plum brown patina. Breech block with vivid case color. All markings clear and crisp. Mechanically functional, very good, lightly pitted bore. Stock with scattered bumps, dings and mars.

Estimate: $600 - $1,000
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