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Re: trial rifles

Posted by Ron Cordero on Saturday, 25 May 2013, at 7:03 p.m., in response to trial rifles, posted by Fred on Thursday, 28 October 2010, at 11:07 p.m.

Picked up a 1870 50-70. Trap door Sight touching receiver. 2-3-5-7-9 elevations. Breach is marked 1870, eagle crossed arrows, u.s. lflat top receiver except where the firing pin is. 1863 on the side plate. Small arch inside breech two barrell bands , screw type with small u on each. Single step cleaning rod. Barrell and receiver stamped 38800 on left side. Cartouches hardly visible,A can be made out under high magnify. Butt plate with U S then H then 41. On stock above U. S number 49 stamped small. Good condition. What do you think I have?


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