US M-1873 Springfield Trapdoor 45-70 SRC w/ M-1884 breech bolt, 22 inch round bbl, early-range serial number - 37xxx. Bore is excellent. 1873 rear sight with "C" on left side. Lock is marked "US Springfield". marking forward of the hammer is a spread eagle with "US Springfield". No date mark on rear of lock. One barrel band, with "U" stamp. Buttplate has trapdoor for oval hole in butt, and three holes in the wood for the cleaning rod. Heel stamped "US". Trigger-guard is blued, 2-piece construction. No sling-rings on trigger guard or barrel band. Sling-bar w/ ring opposite the lock-plate. No inspectors cartouche on wood to the rear of the sling-bar. Stamping to the rear of the trigger guard - illegible. There is a circular mark adjacent to the rear of the sling-bar. The stock appears to have been sanded; the lock-plate metal is proud of the wood. Arch of the breech-block measures 1 7/8 inches. Stock has several superficial dents and scratches, but its very sound; no cracks. The bluing is about 90%, on the barrel band 95%. Case colors on the receiver are a mottled silver. Overall Excellent functional condition. NRA Antiques condition. Very Good No FFL req. Thank You For Bidding! Please email for phone # or more photos. Please Note we do not test fire the guns we sell. We preferably Accept, US Postal Money Orders, Money orders, And Bank Cashiers Checks. VISA, MasterCard, Discover may also be used. If a credit card is used an additional 3.5% fee will be assessed to the original cost. EX: 3.5% of $20.00 is .70 Cents. We DO NOT Accept PayPal. Payment Is EXPECTED Within 10 Days After Close Of Auction. Buyer Is Responsible For Shipping, Handling & Insurance Charges. Shipping and handling is $35.00, depending on location. NY Residents must pay sales tax, percentage according to county in which high bidder resides. We will email the high bidder within 2-business days of auction close with payment instructions.
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