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Re: Springfield Trapdoor Serial Number
Posted by Dick Hosmer on Thursday, 3 July 2014, at 12:02 p.m., in response to Re: Springfield Trapdoor Serial Number, posted by Al Donati on Thursday, 3 July 2014, at 11:28 a.m.
That would most probably be a late Model 1884 rifle, which originally had a sliding bayonet, and a 32.6" barrel. Since you say there is only one barrel band ("clamp") it has apparently been modified after leaving service. As such, collector value would be minimal at best, but they are great fun to shoot.
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