SPRINGFIELD 1884 EXPERIMENTAL RAMROD BAYONET
inv # 01-15733
Barrel: 32 5/8″
Stock: 2 Band walnut stock w/ trapdoor buttplate. Left side of stock has “SWP/1886” cartouche.
Sights: Buffington rear sight
Notes: The experimental ramrod bayonet has single squared shoulder at each locking groove. The bayonet latches have short side ears while the standard 1888 has wraparound or curved side ears.
MFG: Total of 1,000 were produced in 1885-1886 for trial use. Distribution was widespread resulting in a sm. survival rate
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