Springfield Model 1873 Trapdoor Rifle – .45-70 GOV

Springfield Model 1873 Trapdoor Rifle – .45-70 GOV

For sale is a Springfield Model 1884 Trapdoor breech loaded rifle in .45-70 Gov. Serial number- 562165. This rifle is in excellent condition but note that this rifle has custom modifications. It appears to have original stock and barrel that have been cut down and a more modern front sight, giving this rifle a more Mannlicher aesthetic. It also appears the rifle was refinished. The Springfield Model 1873 was the first standard-issue breech loaded rifle of the US Military. A series of trapdoor model rifles served the Military until it was eventually replaced as the standard-issue rifle by the more modern Springfield 1892 Krag–Jørgensen bolt action rifle.
Barrel Length: 23.5
Bore condition: Good
Year Manufactured: 1893

Serial Number: 562165

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