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U.S. Springfield Model 1886 Experimental trapdoor carbine, .45-70 cal., 24” barrel, wood stock, sa

Currency:USD Category:Antiques / Firearms & Armory Start Price:200.00 USD Estimated At:400.00 - 800.00 USD
U.S. Springfield Model 1886 Experimental  trapdoor carbine, .45-70 cal., 24” barrel,  wood stock, sa
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U.S. Springfield Model 1886 Experimental trapdoor carbine, .45-70 cal., 24” barrel, wood stock, saddle bar and ring, rear sight with XC mark on leaf, #337355. This scarce variation is in overall very good conditionshowing a plum brown patina on metal surfaces, good bore, crisp action, good markings and overall good wood with some scattered mars and a couple old cracks around the receiver; circle P proof and SWP/1886cartouche on the left side of stock above trigger; approx. 1,000 produced. From an old estate. Est.: $400-$800.