Springfield Model 1878 'Trapdoor'. Missing the rod is the only problem. Barrel has bright finish with surface staining. Great shooter & bore. It will also fit all Models including 1873, 1877, 1878, 1879, 1884, 1888 Springfield Rifles and Cadets. Description: We are offering for sale a US Springfield Model 1878 Trap Door rifle chambered in .45-70 caliber. The 32 5/8"" round barrel has good, bright rifling with some wear and erosion. SER.97352. It was an improved replacement for the previous longarm of the U.S. Armed Forces, the Springfield model 1873.. Barrel has a gray patina. This rifle is a breath, "This Model 1884 Trapdoor carbine the arsenal upgrade of the 1890 sight protector for the Buffington carbine rear sight. The model 1884 traces its roots back to the design of the Springfield 1873. US MODEL 1873 SPRINGFIELD TRAPDOOR RIFLE SPADE TROWEL BAYONET W/ SCABBARD #10563 Metal has a dark gray patina. Place your order today. Just under 56”. This is an excellent example of a U.S. Model 1884 Trapdoor rifle that was manufactured by the Springfield Armory in 1889. It h, "This Model 1879 trapdoor rifle was arsenal-upgraded during its use by the addition of the Buffington rear sight and the appropriate barrel band. Later designated the Springfield Model 1873 and nicknamed the “Springfield Trapdoor,” the rifle would serve the American military for the next twenty years. Very good case colors on the breech. 1873 Springfield Trapdoor. Bids. The stock cartouche is dated 1887, and the serial number dates to 1888. 45-70. I was steered in your direction in order to find out some details and possible potential value of an 1873 Springfield, Trapdoor rifle. 1873 to 1890 Butt Plate Trap Door. This is an original Springfield Model 1878 45-70 Trapdoor rear sight. The Springfield model 1884 was one of the "Trapdoor Springfield" rifles. SER.97352,  THIS "ATTIC QUEEN" HAS RETAINED ABOUT 80-85% 0F THE ORIGINAL FINISH. Barrel is in armory bright finish, some areas of light staining. SPRINGFIELD Model 1866 Musket 36" .50-70-450 Nice bore, "U.S. Model 1884 Trapdoor Carbine (AL5351), "U.S. Model 1873 Springfield Trapdoor Rifle Circa 1874 (AL5350). ORIGINAL 45-70 TRAPDOOR SPRINGFIELD BAYONET WITH SCABBARD. Pressures should be kept well below 20,000 CUP. The firearm functions properly, there is very minor scratch's and handling wear on the firearm. Full length walnut stock with scarce, "Very Fine U.S. Model 1866 Springfield 2nd Allin Conversion Trapdoor .50-70 caliber rifle. I am told this is one of 1000 rifles that were made for the civil war. 95 % plus, original blue on barrel. Springfield Muskets M1 Garand 1892 - 1894 Krag 1896 Krag 1898 Krag 1899 - 1903 Krag Krag Accessories Model 1865 1st Allin Model 1866 .50-70 Model 1868-1870 .50-70 Model 1873-1890 .45-70 Trapdoor Accessories ... Trapdoor Accessories To load a round, a soldier had to open the latch and manually insert a single cartridge. These original parts are in good serviceable condition and were removed from a US Springfield Model 1884 45-70. Early Rifle Butt Plate. 262508; So Called Model 1890 U.S. Trapdoor Carbine; These were Armory Altered Rifles to Carbine for Indian War Use; These Alterations were done in 1890 by Spri, Springfield rifle stamped 1863 on the lock plate and S.N & W.T.C For Massachusetts. The rifle is in good to very good condition with a nice patina, original stock, shiny bore and very visible rifling. Metal has a light gray patina. The Springfield Trapdoor held the new, more powerful .45-70 military cartridge. Springfield Armory NHS, US NPS. Original Springfield 45-70 Trapdoor … 45-70. Model 1878 to 1890 Thumb Latch Assembly. Casehardened  breechblock dated "1884". It has a 32 inch barrel. This was the final version of the single shot trapdoor rifle and arguably the highest quality weapon in terms of fit and finish, ever produced at the Springfield Armory. Are you a Dealer? Overall arsenal polish very good condition in/out. Lock plate is dated 1863 and serial number is 33398. I am really looking forward to shooting it. .50-70 “TRAPDOOR” SPRINGFIELD Rifle | May - June 2020 An Old Rifle Back in Use John Barsness In 1865 the United States government was pretty broke due to an internal war that lasted four years, but to be prepared for other possible conflicts the U.S. Army needed to keep up with the latest technological trend, self-contained rifle cartridges. Myself and, "U.S. Springfield Model 1868 Trapdoor .50-70 caliber rifle. Original Item: Only One available. The black walnut stock is oil finished. Here is a nice 1886 Springfield Trapdoor rifle in 45-70 Government caliber. The idea of the Master Armorer at the U.S. Armory at Springfield, Mr. Erskine S. Allin, was to take the existing Civil War muzzle-loaders, of whi… Clean as they come! The breech block is marked: U.S. MODEL 1873 Offered in very nice used condition is this trapdoor rifle in 45-70 government caliber. Serial number for the rifle states it was sent to the 20th Kansas Voluntee, US Springfield Trapdoor Model 1884 US service rifle, dated to 1887. All officers model sporting rifles were engraved There were a hundred rifles made with … Here we present an antique U.S. Springfield Model 1884 Trapdoor Rifle, made by th, Springfield Trapdoor Carbine; Serial No. This is a very nice rifle that has most of the original blue remaining on the metal with some fading and discoloration at t, This original - 45-70 Trapdoor - Springfield Ramrod Bayonet Model rifle has a round tapered 1" to 3/4" x 31" barrel fitted with an adjustable Buffington rear sight a. Parts This auction is for US Springfield 1884 Trapdoor Rifle 45-70- Hammer Screw. Shippin, "This Model 1884 Springfield trapdoor carbine is equipped with the Buffington M0d3l 1884 carbine rear sight. The breechblock h, U.S. Springfield 1863 marked on lockplate.Early 13,XXX serial range. 85,000 made. Marked “Bill Mark” on the side of the receiver. $74.99. The rifle will be my long range side action gun for SASS competition. There is one book that is absolutely indispensable - it is called "Loading Cartridges for the Original Springfield Rifle and Carbine", by the late Spence Wolf. Great looking U.S. Springfield Trapdoor rifle. Springfield Trapdoor 45-70 Sight Cover Muzzle Protector. With its 22-inch barrel, it resembled the 1870 in many details but incorporated a stacking swivel on the front band. Sunshine Coast Gun Shop assumes all responsibility for this listing. Original Sight Protector for 45-70. The ladder flips up easily and the elevation slide works great This is an original Springfield Model 1873 45-70 Trapdoor rear sight. SN is 2479xx. Extremely rare gun! We have several auctions selling parts for the Springfield Model 1884 45-70 Rifle. $13.50 shipping. Barrel, trigger guard and barrel bands are a bright silver color with some, Springfield Trapdoor 50/70 2nd Allin Conversion 1866. The 22"" round 45-70 caliber barrel had a fine bore with bright, .45-70 GOVT Antique SPRINGFIELD ARMORY Model 1884 TRAPDOOR Cadet Rifle Chambered in the Original 45-70 GOVT Here we present an antique U.S. Springfield Model 1884 Trapdoor Cadet Rifle, made by t, .45-70 GOVT Antique US SPRINGFIELD Model 1884 “TRAPDOOR” Infantry Rifle Legendary Large Bore, Single Shot Rifle! Carved below breech is the initia, #835A Springfield Model 1884 Cadet Rifle, 29 1/2" bbl., 45-70, SN 3603XX, exc. THE LITTLE LOSS THERE IS, IS DUE TO M, US Model 1863 SPRINGFIELD RIFLE with the 2ND ALLIN CONVERSION Nice 1863 Percussion Springfield with the 2nd Model Allin conversion by the Springfield Armory, for breach loading. Sold !!!!!! SN is 977xx. Antique U.S. SPRINGFIELD Model 1873 TRAPDOOR .45-70 GOVT Cadet Rifle Manufactured at the Height of the Indian Wars! from 55.00. sold out. ALL FIREARMS MUST BE TRANSFERRED THROUGH A LICENSED FIREARMS DEALER. MP0282 Saddle Bar Ring 1873-1889 Springfield 45/70 Trapdoor Carbine, Spencer Rifle/Carbine, & 1859 - 63 Sharps, 1874 Sharps, & Our Price: $4.95 Compare I just bought a Springfield Model 1884 Trapdoor rifle. Browse the huge selection of 1873 Springfield rifle parts and the schematic here and end your parts search. Quite a bit of blue left. The Springfield Trapdoor carbine itself was a very handy, attractive weapon. Springfield Armory ~ U.S.1884 ~ .45-70 Gov't. It has two bands. 1892 .45-70 GOVT Antique US SPRINGFIELD M1888 Trapdoor w RAMROD BAYONET Possibly One of Many Used in Spanish-American War, Springfield Model 1884 US Trapdoor Rifle .45-70 Gov't 32-5/8" Barrel US Military Rifle 1888mfg, "U.S. Model 1884 Trapdoor Carbine (AL5300), .45-70 GOVT Antique SPRINGFIELD ARMORY Model 1884 TRAPDOOR Cadet Rifle Chambered in the Original 45-70 GOVT. Bore is a little dir, ID #  7364 Make  SPRINGFIELD Model  1866 Configuration  Single Shot Gauge / Caliber  .50-70-450 Price  $2,800.00 Serial #  NSN Country of Origin  America, Cal 50-70. Breech is black. M1873 and M1877 Rifles SPAR1364 M1873 and M1877 Rifles .45 caliber. Here we present an antique U.S. Sprin, Springfield Trapdoor Carbine – So Called Model 1890, Springfield Trapdoor 1863 1884 Rifle for Massachusetts, 45/70, U.S. SPRINGFIELD MODEL 1888 TRAPDOOR RIFLE, "Very Fine U.S. Model 1866 Springfield 2nd Allin Conversion Trapdoor .50-70 (AL4836), Springfield 1873 1878 1883 45/70 Single Shot CLEAN, US MARKED MODEL 1873 TRAPDOOR SPORTING RIFLE, "Excellent U.S. Model 1884 Trapdoor Rifle (AL5286), "Excellent U.S. Model 1879 Trapdoor Rifle (AL5285), Antique U.S. SPRINGFIELD Model 1884 TRAPDOOR Rifle .45-70 GOVT with BAYONET Manufactured at the SPRINGFIELD ARMORY, U.S. Springfield 1868 Trapdoor .50-70 Caliber S/N 33194, "Fine U.S. Model 1884 Trapdoor Rifle (AL5284), "U.S. Model 1879 Trapdoor Rifle with 1884 Upgrades (AL5283), Springfield Armory ~ 1884 Trapdoor Rifle ~ .45-70 Government, SPRINGFIELD U.S. 1884, CAL. This 45 Government centerfire rifle (45-70) has all correct Model 1879 features including the fifth type 1879 Buckhorn rear sight. Springfield Model 1884 Trapdoor Rifle in the 45-70 Government caliber, "U.S. Springfield Model 1868 Trapdoor .50-70 (AL4873), c1890 INDIAN WARS Antique US SPRINGFIELD M1884 TRAPDOOR .45-70 GOVT Rifle Chambered in the Original .45-70 GOVT! US Model 1863 Springfield Rifle with the 2nd Allin Conversion to Breech Loading. 45-70  armory converted for Indian wars. Some listed items may not be legal in every State. Rifles For Sale - (1) Antique Firearms - (3) Accessories - (1) Books and Videos - (1) Gun Parts - (1) Gun Parts : Rifle - (1) CONDITION Good - (4) The 32 5/8"" round 45 Government caliber (45-70) barrel has an excellent bore with bright, strong rifling. The "low arch" breechblock and barrel tang are color casehardened. The Trapdoor Springfield refers to a series of breech loading rifles developed by Springfield, beginning with the Springfield Model 1868 (chambered in .50-70) up to the Springfield Model 1870 (.45-70) and then the most famous Model 1873, which was adopted by the U.S. Army (chambered in .45-70), and the later Models 1877, 1884 and 1888.. Hastily conceived to assist Lincoln’s reelection, it was obsolete the day it was produced. 45.00. sold out. ... Springfield 1873 1878, 45/70 with a 32" barrel. the rifle is in very good condition. Traces of Case color. The firearm functions properly, there is very minor scratch's and handling wear on the firearm. Contact Us to become a member for special advertising rates. This rifle has all of the features of an 1884 Model Trapdoor, however the bolt is marked Model 1878, which we believe to be a replac, Used Spingfield Trapdoor 50/70   30" barrel 49" overall length good condition bore is clean rifling is visible wood in good condition all original Buyer pays shipping Miller, US Model 1878 - Springfield Carbine: 45-70 “Trap-Door”, "Very Fine Springfield 1879 Trap Door Carbine. Need 1873 Trapdoor Springfield parts for your latest project? Full-stocked, 32 inch barreled rifles, as … Thanks for looking. Springfield Trapdoor For Sale Springfield Trapdoor. These were the first 'Trapdoor' designs chambered for a .45-70 caliber cartridge. Bore is dark, "U.S. Springfield Model 1873 .45-70 caliber rifle with 1879 improvements. Lock plate is dated 1864 and has 98% or, Springfield 1873 1878, 45/70 with a 32" barrel. The Springfield Trapdoor Cartridge Rifle and Carbine was produced for the military in 1873. Cartouche is nice and sharp dated 1886. The Springfield Armory produced around 700,000 trapdoor rifles from 1866 to 1892. Lock plate is dated 1864. These elevations were designed for the rifle. SOLD! The 32 5/8"" round barrel has an excellent bore with bright, strong rifling. Side plate 1864 rare conversion 3-band. bore, sight is graduated to 1400 yds., sling swivels, cleaning rod, 1" chip out of upper tang on left side, exc, "U.S. Model 1879 Trapdoor rifle. Lock plate is da, c1890 INDIAN WARS Antique US SPRINGFIELD M1884 TRAPDOOR .45-70 GOVT Rifle Chambered in the Original .45-70 GOVT! Title. After the Civil War, the War Department wanted a breech-loading rifle. Metal has 70% of the original blue with the remainder turning to a smooth patina, the lock has 30% or so of the original blue mixed with patina. US Springfield 1884 Trapdoor Rifle 45-70 Hammer Screw. 32-1/2 inch barrel, slotted tip ram rod, folding ladder rear sight missing slider and 1863 dated Springfield lock. Stock is good, shows handling wear. The 32 5/8"" round 45 Government center, While the breech block is marked "1884", in actuality this rifle is a model 1888 rifle. Only 1000 of these guns were made but they do not have a high survival rate. Gun is in excellent condition for one of these. M1906 Fencing Musket Thumb Latch. I'm unsure of the markings and what they represent, other than the serial number, which appears to date the firearm as … from 40.00. The 22"" round 45 Government center fire (45-70) caliber barrel has an excel, "This is an early, all correct, U.S. Model 1873 trapdoor rifle made in 1874. Here we present an antique U.S. Springfield Model 1873 Trapd, 1892 .45-70 GOVT Antique US SPRINGFIELD M1888 Trapdoor w RAMROD BAYONET Possibly One of Many Used in Spanish-American War Here we present an antique U.S. Springfield Model 1888 Trapdoor Rifle in, Springfield Model 1884 "Trapdoor" rifle, chambered in .45-70 Government and dated to 1887/1888. Firearms may only be shipped to a Licenced Dealer. Cal. Springfield produced them until 1877 (though the Army continued to contract the design for manufacture until 1886) turning out about 73,000 total trapdoor carbines. The Trapdoor Springfield remains an enigma, a stone on which historians stumble. Identifying and verifying the authenticity of an 1873 Springfield Trapdoor rifle or carbine is important in recognizing one of these weapons as a true collector's piece. Antique U.S. SPRINGFIELD Model 1884 TRAPDOOR Rifle .45-70 GOVT with BAYONET Manufactured at the SPRINGFIELD ARMORY Here we present an antique U.S. Springfield Model 1884 Trapdoor Rifle, made by, U.S. Springfield 1868 Trapdoor Rifle .50-70 caliber 32 1/2" barrel 2 barrel bands Sling swivels 1870 on trapdoor 1863 on lock Rear ladder sight & blade front sight Gre, "This Model 1884 trapdoor rifle is in the condition that collectors love. These rifles were standard US Army issue during the Indian Wars & used by General Custer's ill fated 7th Cav at the Battle of Little Big Horn. It was designed for more adjustments to increase accuracy for rifle or cadet. Wood is very good and has s, "U.S. Springfield Model 1884 Trapdoor .45-70 caliber rifle. Stock shows handling and storage wear. 45-70, VG bore, sling swivels, cleaning rod, original military rear sight adj. More information is available on the SHOOTERS PAGE section - see Home Page. Beautiful U.S. Springfield Model 1868 trapdoor rifle. Clear (Springfield Wikipedia Page) 9 Item(s) Found Page 1 1. I will … ... Model 1879 1st & 2nd Form "Buckhorn" Rifle Sight Ladder, Stripped. It Is in good used condition. They were converted into sporting rifles and used for the buf, "This U.S. Model 1884 trapdoor 45 Government centerfire caliber (45-70) is ready for your collection. And despite its obvious flaws, it remained in service longer than any other U.S. rifle. for elevation & windage, blued breech bolt marked "1873", 97% blue, VG wood. Springfield Model 1888 Trapdoor Rifle Description: Springfield US Model 1888 Trapdoor Rifle in 45-70 Govt. this is a springfield u.s. trapdoor rifle model 1878, .45 x .70 govt. this site specializes in: (1) trapdoor springfield rifles & carbines, 1865-1893; (2) indian war & span-am war: u.s springfield trapdoor arms; (3) 1865-1893 military: bayonets, knives, entrenching tools/trowels, mills & prairie belts, mckeever / dyer pouches & carbine boots. Pedersoli – Springfield 1873 – Trap Door – Saddle Ring Carbine – .45-70 – Stk #C64. It was designed for the early Model 1873 rifle or cadet. This antique rifle is dated 1884 and remains in good original condition. This gun has been completely nickel plated including the bayonet. Item. This is the stock end cap removed form a Springfield 1878 Trapdoor 45/70 rifle. You must contact Sunshine Coast Gun Shop to resolve any questions or concerns. 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The rear sight was graduated from 400 to 1,300 yards. Ending Feb 2 at 6:06PM PST 6d 16h. All me, "Model 1879s in this condition are few and far between. It will also fit all Models including 1873, 1877, 1878, 1879, 1884, 1888 Springfield Rifles and Cadets. The US Model 1873 rifle was the first Springfield rifle made with steel barrels. These rifles were standard US Army issue during the Indian Wars & used by General Custer's ill fated 7th Cav at the Battle of Little Big Horn. The rifle got its nickname from its breech-loading mechanism, which resembled a trapdoor. 15.00. ... .45-70 Trapdoor Butt Plate. SOLD! The Springfield Trapdoor rifles and carbines were a series of breech loading rifle and carbine weapons built from 1865 to about 1888, beginning with the Model 1865 and then with other models being introduced every few years. Description. springfield u.s. trapdoor rifle model 1878 with original bayonet and scabbard. 1878 Trapdoor Springfield . All nickel parts retain a nice aged metal patina with some flakin, "Springfield 1886 Trapdoor Carbine Experimental. Cartouch on the stock is crystal clear, dated 1883. Here we present an antique U.S. Springfield Model 1884 Trapdoor Rifle, Here is a nice 1886 Springfield Trapdoor rifle in 45-70 Government caliber. Differences between the two include, a re-designed ramrod bayonet and locking pieces, as well as a one, INV 7776 BEAUTIFUL SPRINGFIELD U.S. 1884, CAL. I am the one asking the question about the springfield us model 1878 and it's value. Cartouch on the stock is crystal clear, dated 1883. To be specific, it wanted a breech-loading rifle that would chamber a self-primed, metallic cartridge. SN is 2479xx. The ladder flips up easily and the elevation/windage slide works great. The 32 5. The barrel and receiver have, Antique U.S. SPRINGFIELD Model 1873 TRAPDOOR .45-70 GOVT Cadet Rifle    Manufactured at the Height of the Indian Wars! 1873 Trapdoor carbine (converted). The rifle has a blue barrel, ramrod, barrel bands, receiver, lock plate, hammer, trigger guard and buttplate. Featured Gun Classifieds Springfield Rifles - Trapdoor, This .45-70 Pedersoli Springfield 1873 Trap Door Saddle Ring Carbine has a 22” blued tapered round barrel mounted with an original style adjustable 1873 trapdoor rear sight and a bead, This Springfield Armory Model U.S. 1884 is a right hand single shot trapdoor hinged breechblock rifle in .45 -70 Gov't. Email me if you would li, I believe this gun was one of a group of about 300 that was sold to Whitney Arms Company on order from Hartley & Graham in about 1883. It was a redesign of the Army’s Allin Trapdoor rifle. 32.5” barrel remains very good with very good bluing with scattered age wear. Major distinguishing feature is the full length c, Serial #470191, .45-70, 32 1/2" barrel with an excellent, bright bore. This led to the formation of an Army Board who, in 1865, would host trials for different rifles by makers both foreign and domestic. Very nice carbine. Clean as they come! Numrich has been providing current and obsolete parts since 1950 and has the service and experience that you need from a parts supplier. 1877 - 1878 Rifle Stock End Cap. This is a wonderful example of the classic Springfield trapdoor rifle, the weapon used, in its carbine form, by the troopers of the 7th Cavalry that met their fate at the Battle of Little Big Horn in 1876. A hooded front blade sight and a numbered sliding, Springfield trapdoor carbine not sure if it is the 1873 or 1884 has both “doors” appears to be an original. .45-70 GOVT Antique US SPRINGFIELD Model 1884 “TRAPDOOR” Infantry Rifle Legendary Large Bore, Single Shot Rifle! These rifles were made from left over Civil War muskets. Stock i, "U.S. Springfield Model 1868 Trapdoor .50-70 caliber rifle. 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