March 25, 2020 10:00 AM EDT Cincinnati
Ends March 25, 2020


U.S. Model 1873 Trapdoor Rifle with Bayonet

.45-70 caliber, 32.5" barrel, S/N 498378.  Reblued finish with military stock secured by two barrel bands.  Blade front sight with correct model Buffington rear sight.  Barrel marked with American proofs, trapdoor shows "US/MODEL/1884" markings.  Counterpane shows "SWP/1880" cartouche of Samuel W. Porter.  Includes bayonet and scabbard.


Fair.  Some thinning of reblued finish with markings showing some fading and rounded edges from treatment.  Stock shows some handling marks and blemishes consistent with age and use but is otherwise free of cracks, splits, and other damage.  Mechanically functional.  Bore is good; somewhat bright with visible edges to rifling.

Estimate: $500 - $700
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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