MR1676 U.S. SPRINGFIELD MODEL 1868 TRAPDOOR RIFLE; 32-1/2 inch round barrel chambered in 50-70 Govt. caliber with a good bore with light roughness throughout. Blade front sight and folding elevator rear sight. Overall gun in very good condition. Metal is finished bright as issued. Lockplate is marked 1863 and breech block is marked 1869. Very good markings including two cartouches on stock. Excellent-fitting wood has a small chip toward the muzzle. Correct buttplate with two swivels and 31 inch cleaning rod. Excellent mechanics. Complete with an excellent modern leather sling. Matching early 4-digit serial number.
ANTIQUE $ 995.