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Re: Modified Model 1873
Posted by John (S) on Tuesday, 4 March 2014, at 9:20 p.m., in response to Modified Model 1873, posted by Geoffrey Haworth on Tuesday, 4 March 2014, at 7:16 p.m.
"Missing the hammer and sights" suggests this may be one of the trapdoor rifles altered for use as fencing muskets. These usually had two bands, and the most common version had two holes on the right side of the barrel near the muzzle.
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