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. 14,997 Model 1884 Rifles out of 34,162 rifles produced in 1886. Butt plate stamped US with 214 incised in stock above. 45-70. 1008 Metcalfe Rifles produced in 1876. The Springfield model 1884 was one of the "Trapdoor Springfield" rifles. Made in 1877. 1855, 1861, 1863 - 1864, 1873 - 1889 springfield tumbler stirrup pivot pin, original. The serial number of this example is 437656 placing date of manufacture in 1889 (1889 Cartouche). But th… The top of the breechblock is marked "US/MODEL/1884". There is still color/case on the trapdoor, all the screws are still sharp. 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. Serial #101640. This is an original model 1889 Trapdoor in excellent shape. 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 Browse all new and used Springfield Rifles - Antique for sale and buy with confidence from Guns International. Right side is stamped U.S. SPRINGFIELD with an image of an eagle. 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. Original Item: Only One available. 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. Hastily conceived to assist Lincoln’s reelection, it was obsolete the day it was produced. ... "Springfield model 1877 Trapdoor rifle. 183 Long Range Rifles produced in 1881. 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 Springfield Model 1888 was one of several models of rifles produced by Springfield Armory for the United States military in the late 19th century. $8.70 shipping. It incorporated a rod bayonet, a device that would be seen again in the early version of the M1903 rifle. 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. The wood has been finished, but not sanded heavily, still leaving wood proud of the metal. This is a U.S. Springfield Model 1884 Trapdoor Cadet Rifle, 45 caliber, serial number 43980, with long range rear sight and iron sight. Cal. Description. 1000 Experimental 24" Carbines produced in 1886. 52 Model 1882 Rifles produced in 1882. or Best Offer. Barrel length: 29.5", Overall length: 49". M1888 Rifle SPAR5529 M1888 Rifle .45 caliber. Antique Springfield Armory model 1884 trapdoor standard rifle. This meant that, in appearance atleast, the Model 1884 had a very similar look to it to the Model 1873. The last of the 'Trapdoor' series was also the last single-shot, black powder arm produced by Springfield. The Allin system would be not be replaced as the standard U.S. rifle until the adoption of the Krag-Jørgensen (a.k.a. Barrel is stamped VP with a symbol of an eagle head. $ 33.00 Add to cart; Trapdoor Upper Band, Springfield 45-70, 1873-1889 $ 39.00 Add to cart 11 Marksman Rifles: 2 produced in 1881, 9 in 1882. CADET SOCKET BAYONET US TRAPDOOR 50-70 SPRINGFIELD RIFLE MUSKET. $ 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. Among these improvements a new serrated triggerwas introduced. Trapdoor Hinge Pin, 45-70 Springfield Model 1873-1889 & Model 1868-70, 50-70 cal. Barrel measures 32 1/2", o... on Oct 10, 2020 Gun has smooth gray brown patina finish. The car touche is still visible on the left side of the stock. Springfield Model 1888 Trapdoor Rifle Description: Springfield US Model 1888 Trapdoor Rifle in 45-70 Govt. Free shipping on many items ... U.S. Model 1873 Springfield Trapdoor Rifle Bayonet & Scabbard +Frog U.S./s Stamp. $75.00. 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 … 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. The Springfield model 1884 was one of the "Trapdoor Springfield" rifles. The gun is complete with a rod Bayonet and sling. And despite its obvious flaws, it remained in service longer than any other U.S. rifle. The Trapdoor Springfield remains an enigma, a stone on which historians stumble. It was an improved replacement for the previous longarm of the U.S. Armed Forces, the Springfield model 1873.. Get the best deals on Springfield Trapdoor when you shop the largest online selection at eBay.com. Model 1884 -this particular model of 1884 was also known as “Model 1888 US Trapdoor Rifle” or “Ramrod bayonet model” or Model 1889. The model 1884 traces its roots back to the design of the Springfield 1873. The gun, in both full-length and carbine versions, was widely used in subsequent battles against the American Indians. 1889-1893. c. 65,000 made. This is an excellent example of an 1889 production Model 1884 Trapdoor rifle. The model 1884 incorporated a significant number of improvements that had been made between 1878 and 1879. https://www.gunsamerica.com/945613864/Springfield-Trapdoor-Rifle-1889.htm Breech is stamped U.S. MODEL 1884. The Model 1873 is the most popular with collectors. The Springfield Model 1884 was based on the earlier Model 1873 "Trapdoor" Springfield Rifle, taking many elements from that and the models that came inbetween. $169.00. 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