Springfield Model Carbine

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This .45 caliber percussion "Trapdoor" Springfield Model is currently on exhibit in the Armory at the Museum.

  • Date: 1873
  • Dimensions: L-51.75 inches
  • Makers Mark: Rear of lock engraved with a large eagle and "US Springfield". Engraved at the top of breech: "US MODEL 1878". Engraved at base of barrell: "A". Engraved at the base of breechis the serial no. "313286

  • Collection: Weaponry Collection
  • Object Name: Carbines
  • Object Id: 1921.139

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