January 23, 2020 10:00 AM EST Cincinnati


U.S. Springfield Model 1889 Rifle

.45-70 caliber, 32.5" barrel, S/N 109499. Blued finish with full-length military stock secured by two barrel bands.  Blade front sight with Model 1879 rear sight. Barrel marked with "V/P/[eagle]" over additional firing proof.  Trapdoor marked "U.S./MODEL/1884." Flat lockplate with two-click hammer tumbler. Counterpane shows 1891 cartouche of Samuel Porter. Missing rod bayonet.  


Overall plum patination with some light oxidation frosting.  Stock shows some handling marks and blemishes consistent with age and use but no apparent serious cracks or splits.  Bore is good; some minor pitting with visible edges to rifling.

Estimate: $400 - $600
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