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Re: 1884 Springfield
Posted by Ernie Brandt on Tuesday, 11 September 2018, at 8:05 p.m., in response to 1884 Springfield, posted by Vince Goheen on Tuesday, 11 September 2018, at 5:43 p.m.
Serial number 112879 was stamped July-Sept 1879. Last number for that Qtr. is 113920. It could be a '73 or an Arsenal rebuild. Span-Am campaign refurb??
The breech block has probably been replaced at some point. Not a big deal as long as you know when yours was manufactured.
You could swap out the block for a '73 block if it bothers you.
Me. I would leave it alone and enjoy it as is.
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