Brunk Auctions
Live Auction

Premier Auction - Session I

Fri, Mar 25, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 730

U.S. Springfield Model 1873 Rifle

Estimate: $400 - $800

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$100 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

trapdoor single shot, caliber .45-70 government, S/N 180209, "U.S. Springfield" next to eagle on lock plate, "U.S. Model 1873" engraved at breech, 32-5/8 in. barrel, "V", "P", and "Eagles Head" hallmarks on left side of barrel, "R" and "P" type marks near hallmarks, raised blade front sight, adjustable rear ladder sight, two sling swivels at front barrel band, sling swivel at trigger guard, steel butt plate with "US" mark, inspectors square cartouche on left side of stock above trigger, "P" in circle mark near trigger guard on buttstock, overall 52 in.

Provenance: Private North Carolina Collection


stock with handling wear, dents dings and scratches, small area of loss to left forend, faint initials to buttstock, patina and oxidation to metal surfaces, scratches, some white paint residue, trigger and action appear to function