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John Gunderson Antique Militaria
Springfield M1873 .45-70 rifle SN108853 - $650.00

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Springfield M1873 .45-70 "trapdoor" rifle. Serial number 108853. Upgraded configuration with serrated trigger, 3-click tumbler, low-arch block, M1879 sight. Still has a desirable M1873 cleaning rod. Metal parts have a plumb patina overall with a little pitting on the breech block. Stock has a beautiful striped grain, shows an old added finish, scattered handling marks overall, and a minor grain crack to left of receiver tang. Mechanically good, sold as a collector item only, not warranted safe to shoot.