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Re: Model 1884 Springfield

Posted by Tom Trevor on Monday, 23 January 2012, at 9:12 p.m., in response to Model 1884 Springfield, posted by Glenn Werkheiser on Monday, 23 January 2012, at 8:22 p.m.

The insignia by the hinge will be a maltese cross symbol of the 9th regiment of the New York national guard. Do an internet search and you will find much information on them including service in the Spanish-American war where your rifle may well have been used. Hope this helps.


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