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Re: 1873 Springfield Rifle Serial Number
Posted by Ernie Brandt on Friday, 8 July 2011, at 8:46 a.m., in response to Re: 1873 Springfield Rifle Serial Number, posted by j.o.mcalister on Thursday, 7 July 2011, at 12:40 a.m.
Don't think anybody has replied to this post jet.
Date of Manufacture for the receiver was: Apr-June 1885. Last number for that qtr. was 287246.
ALL Trapdoors were made at the National Armory in Springfield, Mass.
Get your hands on Dr. Frasca's books to learn more about these rifles.
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