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Reproduction 1873 Springfield Officer's Model Rifle

Currency:USD Category:Firearms & Military Start Price:500.00 USD Estimated At:NA
Reproduction 1873 Springfield Officer's Model Rifle
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Reproduction 1873 Springfield Single-Shot Officer's Model ''Trapdoor'' Rifle, by Harrington & Richardson, #2456, .45-70 Gov't. CF cal., 26'' round barrel with bead-blade front sight, marked with maker's name and address on right side, ''U.S. Model 1873/Cal. 45-70 Govt.'' and ''P'' on left; case hardened receiver is loosely floral engraved and marked with the ser. no. on right side, ''H&R'' on left, and ''US/Model/1873'' at trapdoor hinge; engraved flat lockplate is marked ''(spread-wing eagle w/olive branches)/U.S./Springfield'' under latch, which is engraved as is the hammer; case hardened and engraved steel mountings include two-piece trigger guard, curved buttplate marked ''US'' at top screw, and single barrel band; one-piece oil-finished walnut halfstock is checkered at forend and wrist, has encircled ''P'' proof at belly, an adjustable peep tang sight, engraved pewter nosecap, and metal-tipped hickory cleaning rod. Condition is near new, retaining virtually all original finishes, with fiery case hardening, sharp checkering and smooth stock finish. Action is crisp; bore is brilliant and unfired with sharp rifling. Est.: $1,000-$1,500. (Modern)