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    Sale 7449

    Exceptional and Fine Sporting Guns and Rifles

    14 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 44

    A .45-70 CALIBRE US MODEL 1873-79 "TRAPDOOR" CARBINE, BY THE SPRINGFIELD ARMORY, NO. 122263

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A .45-70 CALIBRE US MODEL 1873-79 "TRAPDOOR" CARBINE, BY THE SPRINGFIELD ARMORY, NO. 122263
    Of standard late production specifications, the butt with dated inspector's stamp 'SWP', an additional stamp 'SPF.D21', three-part cleaning rod, and some original finish
    Weight 7lb. 15oz., 22in. barrels, 13¼in. stock, nitro proof


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