Springfield, Model 1877 U.S. Trapdoor Cadet Rifle
Guns International #: 100782650 Seller's Inventory #: 4478474
Category: Springfield Rifles - Trapdoor - Springfield Rifles - Antique
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Seller: Cabelas Christiana
Member Since: 8/12/14
First Name: John
Last Name: Massey
Country: United States
Phone: (302) 266-2262
Seller: FFL Dealer
Return Policy: 3 day inspection and return policy on used guns.
Payment Types Accepted:
Lock markings: "U.S. Springfield" ahead of eagle clutching arrows. No date on the lockplate. Breechblock markings: "U.S." over "MODEL" over "1873". These markings plus the 9 1/2" comb and 29 1/2" barrel identify this as a Model 1877 U.S. Trapdoor Cadet Rifle. There were approximately only 1050 of this model manufactured.
Manufacturer: Circa: 1877-1878
Metal Condition: Nice patina throughout
Wood Condition: Good with wear and handling marks representative age. There is a small crack on left side from the back of the breech to the screw opposite the lock.
Bore Condition: Strong rifling with little pitting
Barrels: 29 1/2
Stock: Smooth hardwood
LOP: 13 1/8
Fore End: Smooth hardwood
Butt Pad: Iron plate
Weight: 8 lbs., 5 oz.
Sights: Front blade, rear consistent curve tangent sight
Item Location: Christiana, DE