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Re: Which Trapdoor is this?
Posted by Dick Hosmer on Saturday, 24 January 2009, at 8:26 p.m., in response to Which Trapdoor is this?, posted by Bill Connelly on Saturday, 24 January 2009, at 3:58 p.m.
No problem whatsoever with the ID - you have a Model 1868 Springfield Rifle, made in 1870. Caliber is .50-70. The arm used come leftover CW-vintage parts, which explains the earlier date on ther lockplate.
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