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SN 503721. Cal. 45-70. 32″ bbl, Blue and case color finish, Straight grain American walnut stock, Buffington rear sight. Bbl shows “V. P.” and eagle-head proof at breech. CONDITION: Very fine. Bbl retains 90% blue drifting slightly to a plum patina, some slight scratches about 3″ from muzzle on top of bbl and some slight muzzle wear. Bore is bright with strong rifling. Bayonet catch shows 90% blue. Rod bayonet shows 50% blue with some rust stains. Bbl bands show 60% blue with slight plumming. Rear sight is very good. Receiver shows 60% dull gray finish. Tang shows vivid case color. Breechblock shows vivid case color in protected areas with some staining on top. Breech is marked “US Model 1884”. Lock and hammer show muted gray case hardening. Eagle is very fine on lock. Trigger guard shows 90% blue with some thinning and high point wear. Stock has been lightly sanded and varnished. 1890 cartouche is still visible on left side, and circle P is visible behind trigger guard. Buttplate shows 50% dull gray with high point wear and stains on heel and toe. A nice honest Trapdoor Springfield. The last of the US Single Shot big caliber black powder long arms. 49527-11 TEP C&R (750-1,250) – Lot 1158

Auction: Firearms - October 2015
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