1ST MODEL 1873 SPRINGFIELD OFFICER’S MODEL TRAPDOOR RIFLE
Beautiful officer’s model with 26″ barrel, Lyman hinged combination front sight, long range adjustable rear sight, graduated to 1200 yards. An additional 3.5” graduated tang sight is attached to the top of wrist. Breech block marked: “MODEL 1873” / eaglehead / crossed arrows / “US”. Lock marked “US / SPRINGFIELD / 1873” along with spread wing eagle. Lock, hammer, breech, barrel band, and buttplate scroll engraved.
Mounted on standard straight grain walnut stock with checkered forearm & wrist, “P” proof rear of trigger guard. Forend is sculpted engraved pewter. Wood cleaning rod has nickel plated brass tips. There are no government assembly marks inside trigger bow or on stock.