Springfield Model 1884 Trapdoor Rifle 45-70 cal Bore Exc, Mech Exc, Wood VG plus with strong cartouche, 1883, Has a 32 5/8” Rd barrel with original sights, Buffington R marked rear sight, Also has excellent VP and eagle head proof markings. The buttplate is US marked, The lockplate is excellent with US Springfield and a strong eagle marking. Has the correct hammer with shield on the spur. The Bolt is US Model 1873 marked, Has original sling swivels. The ramrod is correct but a reproduction. Metal overall has a fading original blue patina finish with a little very fine pitting. Serial#244932 Springfield research has #244929 at 98 Co F 2nd Oreg Vol Inf and #244926 at 98 Co M 1st Terr Vol Inf.