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John Gunderson Antique Militaria
M1879 45-70 rifle SN195250 - $650.00

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Springfield M1879 45-70 "trapdoor" rifle. Serial number 195250. Faint stock cartouche and faint "P" firing proof behind triggerguard. Metal parts have a pleasing smooth patina overall. Stock shows average wear and use, has a couple tiny grain cracks, some little nicks in the cleaning rod channel, and a few scattered handling bruises. Mechanically good, sold as a collector item only, not warranted safe to shoot.