Relic Model 1870 Short Rifle, From the James B. Scoville Collection

.50-70 caliber, 23" barrel. Model 1870 rear barrel sight, Springfield markings on the lockplate. Rifle stock was shortened during its period of use, with a rifle nose cap added.


This is a well-used relic, showing use and weathering. The stock is weathered. The metal is brown with pitting. Bore is worn out. A very good relic showing both real Indian and Western use.

Estimate: $100 - $300
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