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Re: Springfield Trapdoor Serial Number

Posted by Gary Hunt on Monday, 1 October 2012, at 4:46 a.m., in response to Re: Springfield Trapdoor Serial Number, posted by Gary Hunt on Saturday, 29 September 2012, at 4:45 a.m.

Accrding to the book, replacement carbine stock ,late1876 no buttwell for tools. Another part of book says they all had the well butt. The star receivers were done in 1880-83. Possible stock replaced early & receiver later? No evidence of cut down stock. Anyone have heard of this variation?


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