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Springfield Model 1884 Rifle

.45-70 caliber, 32.625" barrel with two barrel bands, S/N 477314. Blued and color casehardened finish, smooth walnut stock. Standard Springfield lock markings and barrel proofs, 1884 marked breech bock, clear SWP/1889 cartouche on reverse of stock and fine [circle]-P proof behind triggerguard. Low arch breech, grooved trigger, 3-click tumbler. Correct Buffington rear sight, correct cleaning rod, retains stacking and both sling swivels, solid buttplate without trapdoor. An outstanding example of a US M1884 rifle.

Condition:

Excellent. Retains most of the blued finish with some thinning and fading, breech block with vivid color. Markings clear and crisp throughout. Mechanically functional, fine bore with light frosting. Stock very crisp with a feathery texture, crisp markings and only some lightly scattered minor dings and handling marks. Simply a fantastic condition rifle.

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$1,200
10/30/2018

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