On this episode of the Second Hand Showcase, we are looking at quite a rare and collectible gun. The carbine version of the 1873 Springfield Trapdoor. What’s even more impressive is the condition. That finish is factory original.
- Make: Springfield Armory (The real one).
- Model: 1873 Trapdoor.
- Variant: Cavalry Carbine.
- Date of Manufacture: Best guess – 1879.
- Caliber: 45-70.
- Finish: Original.
- Sights: Rollercoaster Irons.
- Misc: Saddle-ring.
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