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Springfield M1865 "First Allin" conversion rifle - $2950.00

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Springfield M1865 "First Allin" trapdoor conversion of Civil War M1863 percussion musket. 58 rimfire caliber. Dated 1865 on lock. Lock and breech have original dark oil-quenched finish with sharp markings. Other parts have been carefully restored to their original "white" polish. Stock was lightly cleaned, wood shows scattered handling marks, some of which are moderate, and a small glued crack in front of the lock where the wood is thin. There is one large dent near the comb of the butt on left side. Mechanically good including ratchet extractor mechanism, sold as a collector item only, not warranted safe to shoot.