January 23, 2020 10:00 AM EST Cincinnati


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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.  

Condition:

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.

Starting Price: $200
Estimate: $400 - $600
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