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Springfield Model 1879 Rifle

.45-70, 32.625" barrel with two barrel bands, S/N 201845. Blued and color case hardened finish, smooth walnut stock. Standard Springfield lock markings and barrel proofs, 1873 marked breech bock, script SWP/1882 cartouche on reverse of stock and [circle]-P proof behind triggerguard. Low arch breech, smooth trigger, 3-click tumbler. 1879 buckhorn rear sight, correct cleaning rod, retains stacking and both sling swivels, solid buttplate without trapdoor.

Condition:

Very good. Retains some thinning blued finish with strong traces of case color on the breech block. Clear markings, mechanically functional, very good bore. Stock showing wear and scattered bumps, dings and handling marks.

Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$705
10/30/2018

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