Lot 158 Detail
Rare U.S. Springfield Experimental Model 1886 Trapdoor Carbine
Serial no. 543592, .45-70 caliber, 24-inch barrel with unmarked Buffington military
type sights. Blued finish. Marked at breech: V/P/[eaglehead]/P. Saddle ring. Case-hardened
low-arch breechblock marked: U.S./Model/1873. Standard martial blue hammer and lockplate.
Unique, uncapped elongated walnut stock with wrap-around front sling swivel for
convenience in sliding gun from saddle scabbard. No inspector cartouches.
Condition: Fine to excellent for this model. Retaining approximately
70-80% finish with scattered wear and light spotting. Breechblock with brown age patina.
Traces of silvered case-hardening remaining. Buttplate with brown patina and minor
pitting. Wood very good to fine with scatttered wear and minor blemishes including a tiny
chip to toe of butt. Action tight and crisp. Bright bore. No cleaning rod present in butt.
[see Flayderman 9A386].
Note: Only 1000 of this model were manufactured in the 1880s and issued to U.S. cavalry
regiments. This is an excellent example of those that have survived.
Estimate: $5000 - $7000
kit for pinfire cartridges (7mm, 9mm & 12mm)
does it work?
Basic one shell
16 gauge caliber kit
for pinfire shotgun
manual click here
Includes a brass
case, a cap holder, a firing pin and a long screw
included (out of Europe shipment)
Revive your antique French 11mm Model
1873 (Chamelot Delvigne) revolver
Manual click here
Content : 11 mm tools + 12
reloadable cases + 1 powder measuring cup + 25 lead bullets
Price list click here