Springfield Armory Model 1870/1863 U.S. Cadet "Trapdoor" Rifle

Date Made: ca 1869Associated Date: 1863

Inventor: Allin, Erskine S.Maker: Springfield Armory

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States

Subject: Firearms


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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: AF.272936Catalog Number: 272936Accession Number: 54205Maker Number: D1863

Object Name: Riflerifle, trapdoorOther Terms: Rifle; Firearms; Center Fire; .50 In; Rifled; 07; Sa

Measurements: overall, rifle: 51 1/2 in x 2 1/4 in; 130.81 cm x 5.715 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-7356-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_417391

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