MR1674 SPORTERIZED U.S. SPRINGFIELD MODEL 1879 TRAPDOOR RIFLE; Refinished barrel has been professionally shortened to 25-3/4″ with a well-done crown at the muzzle. Bright shiny bore with minor pitting. The remaining metal had been polished bright sometime ago and is starting to mellow with age. Lockplate markings are nice and clear. Remaining markings are still legible. No sights present. Some carving added to the stock around the action and wrist area. Stock cartouche behind trigger plate faintly visible. Replacement trigger guard. This would be a fun project rifle or take it out to the range as it is. 170,XXX serial number range
ANTIQUE $ 750.