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US Springfield Krag M1896 rifle, shortened - $350.00

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US Springfield Krag M1896 rifle. Serial number 57378. Barrel shortened to 23", stock shortened to 2-1/2" in front of lower band spring. Ramp front sight, original rear sight removed with Marbles open sight behind where the original would have been. 5 D&T holes in receiver, one of which has a screw plug. Metal parts are very good with no pitting. Stock may be a repurposed M1903 stock, varnished finish, sling swivel plate absent from butt, has a couple small chips and a small bit of wood filler at forearm tip on left side. Stock is free of major chips and cracks otherwise. Mechanically good, sold as a collector item only, not warranted safe to shoot.