U.S. Springfield model 1873, 45/70 Govt., Serial # 498xx, excellent mechanical condition, excellent bore and action, U.S. stamped on heel of buttplate, U.S. Springfield and eagle emblem on lockplate, has cleaning rod, swivel on front of trigger guard and two swivels on front band, has short gouge on both sides of stock in front of rear band, my guess, may be from use of shooting off crossticks,grand old gun with a lot of history. $850.00 firm. Or will consider trade for Winchester mod. 59 shotgun with 26" barrel and choke tubes in excellent condition. No FFL need to purchase, but must be 21 years of age and show proof of age. "FREE Shipping" by USPS Priority mail to lower 48 states.