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U.S. Springfield Model 1873 Trap Door Carbine

A fine and scarce 1873 Trap Door Carbine, serial number 225291, probably made in 1885. Cleaning rod is inside the stock, and the gun is complete in all ways. .45 -70 caliber. Dimensions: 41.25 inches long overall, and the barrel is 22.5 inches long. Processing and shipping within the continental U.S. $55.00 plus 1.5% replacement cost insurance. 

 

Condition:

Very good plus, with traces of original blue. There is some minor remnants of rust on the barrel, but the bore is very good plus, the action is crisp and tight, and the gun is very well marked, with the eagle’s head and VP on the barrel. Witherell's strives to provide as much information and photographs as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Condition statements are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Witherell's. All lots are sold "AS IS" under terms and conditions.   

Estimate: $500 - $1,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$1,089
05/21/2020

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Witherell's strives to provide as much information and photographs as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Condition statements are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Witherell's. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms and Conditions. Methods of payment are cash, check, money orders, or wire transfer for foreign payments. Please note we do not accept credit cards.  21% buyer's premium for this auction through witherells.com.