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Re: 1842 springfield

Posted by John on Tuesday, 21 September 2010, at 10:00 p.m., in response to 1842 springfield, posted by rasmus on Tuesday, 21 September 2010, at 9:27 p.m.

A bit out of our normal scope here, but that should have a 42 inch barrel and three bands attaching the stock which extends to within about 3 inches of the muzzle. Including "forager" suggest is may be one that was later cut down (stock/barrel/both) by surplus dealers to sell to farmers. If unaltered it has some collector interest, but if altered to a "forager" then it is a good wall hanger for whatever modest price buyer and seller can agree one, but most would consider it a waste of gun money at nearly any price. Bayonet should be marked US on the blade, but many foreign bayonets will also fit but are worth a lot less.


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