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Re: Information on my Trapdoor 45-70
Posted by Dick Hosmer on Tuesday, 8 September 2015, at 12:06 a.m., in response to Re: Information on my Trapdoor 45-70, posted by Jay Call on Monday, 7 September 2015, at 10:57 p.m.
Actually, it could have seen both.
Most of the SRS listings - including those anywhere close to that number, have militia citations from the SAW period. Bottom line - we'll never know for sure. The arms were kept in service as long as they were usable. When the Krag came out, it went to the RA, who passed their TDs down to the States.
They took pride in frugality in those days.
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