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Springfield M1865 "First Allin" trapdoor conversion rifle - $3250.00

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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, has fine sunken cartouches opposite the lock, 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. Mechanically good including ratchet extractor mechanism, sold as a collector item only, not warranted safe to shoot.
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