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Re: 1868 Springfield Trapdoor
Posted by K Hannon on Tuesday, 28 November 2017, at 11:08 p.m., in response to Re: 1868 Springfield Trapdoor, posted by John S. on Tuesday, 28 November 2017, at 1:52 p.m.
Also, unrelated to my initial query, but I found it interesting: In reading about the 1868s, I came across "McPheeters Antique Militaria" site. He is selling what he claims is a M1868 with a direct connection to the Modoc War (along with some other items associated with the conflict) for $6500. The rifle, serial numbered 8969, is extremely rough. The seller claims it was taken from the Modoc. I always wonder how one could verify such claims. The offered proof seems slightly tenuous, but what do I know.
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