Springfield Trapdoor 1888 Rod Bayonet
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Category: Springfield Rifles - Trapdoor - Antique Rifles - Cartridge
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Member Since: 5/9/17
First Name: Barton
Country: United States
Phone: (270) 566-1114
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Seller: Private Seller
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For sale is a Springfield trapdoor 1888 Rod Bayonet - the last of the trap door rifles to be produced. This rifle has a cartouche mark do 1891 and fits the serial number range listed.
This rifle came from Don Striker, who at this time is superintendent of Denali National Park. The rifle was origanlly owned by his grandfather, Fran Striker, who wrote the Lone Ranger series of books. This rifle has also served with the 71 NY Infantry Regiment, located in upstate New York, as evidence by their marking on the stock.
The bluing is warn and is considered "in the white". The bore is 6/10 considering the age of the rifle. Mechanical is functions flawlessly.
Please email me at barton.hammonduky.edu for interests or questions.
Manufacturer: Springfield Armory
Metal Condition: Fair
Wood Condition: Good
Bore Condition: Fair
Manufacture Date: 1891