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John Gunderson Antique Militaria
M1884 .45-70 "trapdoor" rifle SN493518 - $575.00

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US M1884 Springfield .45-70 "trapdoor" rifle. Serial number 493518. Metal parts have a plumb patina overall with some original blue finish and some rust on the buttplate. Stock is very good with a dark appearance, minor worn chipping in the cleaning rod channel, otherwise free of cracks and chips. Breech block has a small chip above where the hammer strikes. Mechanically good, sold as a collector item only, not warranted safe to shoot.