Springfield Model 1892 Krag – Mfg 1895 – .30-40 Krag – LOW SERIAL
This is a no reserve penny auction for a Springfield Model 1892 Krag bolt-action rifle in .30-40 Krag. Serial number – 14185. Mfg Dated 1895. This rifle is in excellent condition considering its age with a good bore and appears to have been refinished and reblued. The Krag Model 1892-99 Rifle was the first smokeless powder repeating firearm adopted by the United States. Because U.S. smokeless powder manufacture was lagging, sufficient quantities of these arms were not available to national forces as war broke out with Spain. This rifle was manufactured and issued before the Spanish American War.