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Re 1866 trapdoor carbine amp 1873 carbine

Posted by Dick Hosmer on Friday, 16 April 2021, at 1:16 a.m., in response to 1866 trapdoor carbine amp 1873 carbine, posted by Donald McBee on Thursday, 15 April 2021, at 11:48 p.m.

There is no such thing as an 1866 carbine. You have either a cutoff rifle, or have mis-identified something. No 1873 carbines were made in 1870, of course. What is the serial number As to brass and dies for .50-70, Google will be your friend.


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