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John Gunderson Antique Militaria
Composite M1868 Springfield rifle - $575.00

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Composite M1868 Springfield rifle. Serial number 4894 on receiver and 1870 dated on breechblock. Early triggerguard with plain, non-serrated trigger. Other parts appear to be 45-70, including lock, stock, and barrel. Metal parts have a mottled patina overall with scattered light pitting. Stock is restored from in between the barrel bands forward, shows scattered marks overall with a small hairline crack behind the lock. Mechanically good, sold as a collector item only, not warranted safe to shoot.