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Re: Recently aquired 1873 rifle

Posted by Ernie on Wednesday, 11 August 2010, at 11:17 p.m., in response to Re: Recently aquired 1873 rifle, posted by Tom on Tuesday, 10 August 2010, at 9:42 p.m.


Without actually seeing the piece I could only guess why the barrel is stamped on a very low serial numbered receiver. (Replaced at some later date, maybe).

Do you have a high or low arch breech block??

Is the side plate stamped with a date (1873)?

What rear sight is on the piece? Buckhorn or Buffington.

Do you have pictures to email to one of us?



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