Model 1884 -this particular model of 1884 was also known as “Model 1888 US Trapdoor Rifle” or “Ramrod bayonet model” or Model 1889. This is a nice example of the rare Springfield 1884 trapdoor Cadet rifle, the weapon used, in its carbine form, by the troopers of the 7th Cavalry that met their fate at the Battle of Little Big Horn in 1876. And despite its obvious flaws, it remained in service longer than any other U.S. rifle. Get the best deals on Springfield Trapdoor when you shop the largest online selection at eBay.com. Browse all new and used Springfield Rifles - Antique for sale and buy with confidence from Guns International. Manufactured between 1889-1893 serial numbers ran from 500,000 to 565,000- total production … The Springfield Model 1888 was one of several models of rifles produced by Springfield Armory for the United States military in the late 19th century. This is a U.S. Springfield Model 1884 Trapdoor Cadet Rifle, 45 caliber, serial number 43980, with long range rear sight and iron sight. 1000 Experimental 24" Carbines produced in 1886. $ 19.00 Add to cart; Trapdoor Nose Cap, Springfield 45-70, 1873-1889 $ 19.00 Add to cart; Trapdoor Two Notch Sear, 45-70 Springfield Early Model 1873 & Model 1866-70, 50-70 cal. Re: Seeking information about Springfield 1884 Trapdoor Rifle J. Andrew May 1, 2020 6:46 AM ( in response to David Bessette ) Please see my reply to an almost identical question (to include a part being shorter than the person thought it should be) here: Re: Seeking information on Springfield Trapdoor Model 1884 Breech is stamped U.S. MODEL 1884. The wood has been finished, but not sanded heavily, still leaving wood proud of the metal. Barrel is stamped VP with a symbol of an eagle head. Cal. SPRINGFIELD 1884 TRAPDOOR RIFLE 45-70 GOVT Description: CONSIGNMENT USED GOOD CONDITION SPRINGFIELD 1884 TRAPDOOR RIFLE 45-70 GOVT -- 32" BARREL -- RAM ROD BAYNET -- BUFFINGTON REAR SIGHT ACCORDING TO SERIAL # WAS MADE IN 1889 The … Butt plate stamped US with 214 incised in stock above. 11 Marksman Rifles: 2 produced in 1881, 9 in 1882. 52 Model 1882 Rifles produced in 1882. The gun, in both full-length and carbine versions, was widely used in subsequent battles against the American Indians. Barrel length: 29.5", Overall length: 49". 14,997 Model 1884 Rifles out of 34,162 rifles produced in 1886. 1008 Metcalfe Rifles produced in 1876. 1855, 1861, 1863 - 1864, 1873 - 1889 springfield tumbler stirrup pivot pin, original. 1889-1893. c. 65,000 made. Right side is stamped U.S. SPRINGFIELD with an image of an eagle. This was the final version of the single shot trapdoor rifle and arguably the highest quality weapon in terms of fit and finish, ever produced at the Springfield Armory. $8.70 shipping. Gun has smooth gray brown patina finish. $75.00. But th… There is still color/case on the trapdoor, all the screws are still sharp. 183 Long Range Rifles produced in 1881. 45-70. This meant that, in appearance atleast, the Model 1884 had a very similar look to it to the Model 1873. This is an original model 1889 Trapdoor in excellent shape. The model 1884 incorporated a significant number of improvements that had been made between 1878 and 1879. M1888 Rifle SPAR5529 M1888 Rifle .45 caliber. Springfield Model 1888 Trapdoor Rifle Description: Springfield US Model 1888 Trapdoor Rifle in 45-70 Govt. The Springfield model 1884 was one of the "Trapdoor Springfield" rifles. Original Item: Only One available. The Springfield Model 1873 carbine was the standard issue longarm of all U.S. Cavalry units from 1874 to 1896, but the rifle would be switched out in 1886 for the improved Springfield Model 1884. Made in 1877. Hastily conceived to assist Lincoln’s reelection, it was obsolete the day it was produced. It was an improved replacement for the previous longarm of the U.S. Armed Forces, the Springfield model 1873.. This is an excellent example of an 1889 production Model 1884 Trapdoor rifle. The serial number of this example is 437656 placing date of manufacture in 1889 (1889 Cartouche). The Allin system would be not be replaced as the standard U.S. rifle until the adoption of the Krag-Jørgensen (a.k.a. Trapdoor Hinge Pin, 45-70 Springfield Model 1873-1889 & Model 1868-70, 50-70 cal. The gun is complete with a rod Bayonet and sling. ... "Springfield model 1877 Trapdoor rifle. The model 1884 traces its roots back to the design of the Springfield 1873. https://www.gunsamerica.com/945613864/Springfield-Trapdoor-Rifle-1889.htm CADET SOCKET BAYONET US TRAPDOOR 50-70 SPRINGFIELD RIFLE MUSKET. Antique Springfield Armory model 1884 trapdoor standard rifle. The left rear of the barrel is marked with the "V/P/eagle head", with a "P" below the marking and an "A" on the top of the barrel. This was the last model of the Springfield Trapdoor long arms. Serial #101640. However various tweaks were made to the percussion lock mechanism and the breechblock over the years to the Model 1884, all of which were included on the Model 1884. ***** The Model 1873 is the most popular with collectors. The Trapdoor Springfield remains an enigma, a stone on which historians stumble. Free shipping on many items ... U.S. Model 1873 Springfield Trapdoor Rifle Bayonet & Scabbard +Frog U.S./s Stamp. $ 33.00 Add to cart; Trapdoor Upper Band, Springfield 45-70, 1873-1889 $ 39.00 Add to cart It was the final design in a long line of "Springfield Trapdoor" rifles, built since the 1860s, and the last single-shot rifle to see American military service. The car touche is still visible on the left side of the stock. Among these improvements a new serrated triggerwas introduced. The Springfield model 1884 was one of the "Trapdoor Springfield" rifles. It incorporated a rod bayonet, a device that would be seen again in the early version of the M1903 rifle. 6,020 Model 1884 Rifles out of 39,814 rifles produced in 1885. Description. or Best Offer. The Springfield Trapdoor rifles and carbines were a series of breech loading rifle and carbine weapons built from 1865 to about 1888, beginning with the Model 1865 and then with other models being introduced every few years. 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