Springfield M1879 Star Marked Trapdoor Rifle

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Springfield M1879 Star Marked Trapdoor Rifle

.45-70 caliber, 32.625" barrel with two barrel bands, S/N 207906* . Blued and color case hardened finish, smooth walnut stock. Standard Springfield early lock markings with 1873 date and barrel proofs, 1873 marked breech bock, script SWP/1882 cartouche on reverse of stock and [circle]- P proof behind triggerguard. Low arch breech, smooth trigger, 3-click tumbler. 1879 buckhorn rear sight, dished-face, jag-head cleaning rod, retains stacking and both sling swivels, solid buttplate without trapdoor. The "star" marked trapdoor rifles and carbines were assembled for issue to state militias using a combination of older parts from returned arms and newly produced parts.



Condition: Good to very good. Retains traces of blue with a mostly smooth plum brown patina that shows scattered oxidized freckling and some surface roughness on the buttplate. Markings clear, mechanically functional, very good, lightly frosted bore. Stock very good with scattered bumps, dings and handling marks.

EST $ 600 - 900

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 Tuesday, Oct 30, 2018 | 10:00 AM  Eastern
 
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Springfield M1879 Star Marked Trapdoor Rifle
Springfield M1879 Star Marked Trapdoor Rifle
Lot number: 13
Seller: Cowan's Auctions
Event: Historic Firearms & Early Militaria
Ends: Tuesday, October 30 | 10:00 AM  Eastern

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