Springfield Trapdoor Model 1884 Rifle

.45-70 caliber, 32.625" barrel with two barrel bands, S/N 371528. Blued and color case hardened finish, smooth walnut stock. Standard Springfield lock markings and barrel proofs, 1873 marked breech bock. Illegible shadow of a cartouche on reverse of stock and a very weak [circle]-P proof behind triggerguard. Low arch breech, grooved trigger, 3-click tumbler. Buffington rear sight, cleaning rod, retains stacking and both sling swivels, solid buttplate without trapdoor.


Good. Retains some strong thinning blue on the metal and some lightly oxidized discoloration with some minor freckled pinpricking. Markings clear in metal, much weaker in wood. Mechanically functional, good bore with some frosting and lightly oxidized pinpricking. Stock sanded with added oil finish showing numerous bumps, dings and minor mars.

Estimate: $500 - $750
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