March 25, 2020 10:00 AM EDT Cincinnati
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Model 1892 Springfield Krag Rifle Converted To 1896

.30-40 Krag, 30" barrel, S/N 8126. Blued finish, finger-grooved walnut stock. Receiver marked U.S. over 1894 SPRINGFIELD ARMORY 8126. Weak cartouche at wrist with clear {Circle-P} proof behind triggergaurd. M1896 rear sight, standard front sight, retains both sling swivels and stacking swivel. Butt trap with 3-piece cleaning rod and nickel oiler. Includes a brass muzzle cover. A classic example of a M1892 Krag rifle upgraded to the M1896 specifications with the cleaning rod hole filled in the stock, the addition of the M1896 upper barrel band and the new 1896 pattern rear sight.

Condition:

Good. Retains some thinning blue which is starting to turn plum with clear markings on the metal. Mechanically functional, fine bore with some scattered oxidation. Stock lightly sanded with a surface grain crack behind the magazine on the reverse.

Estimate: $750 - $1,200
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$1,680
03/25/2020

 

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