US MODEL 1884 TRAPDOOR RIFLE

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Item Code: G3852

.45-70 cal. single shot breechloading trapdoor rifle. Serial number 474845.  Barrel is approximately 33” long. Breech (near tang) is stamped with serial number, receiver lightly stamped “US / MODEL / 1884”, left side of barrel stamped with proofs and eagle head. Blade sight at muzzle and flip-up long range sight, with windage adjustments, at breech end. Clean bore with good rifling. Clean lock plate stamped lightly with eagle and “US / SPRINGFIELD”.  Action is strong. Original cleaning rod. All gun metal retains majority of original blue. Breech has original case color. Butt plate is stamped “US”.  Stock is likewise in good condition with just a very few dings and scrapes associated with age and storage. Large cartouche with initials and date (1889) on left side of stock. Large script “P” in circle stamped on underside behind trigger guard tang. All screw heads in fine condition. Overall, an excellent condition weapon.   [jet]

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