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Springfield Armory Model 18701864 "Trapdoor" Carbine

Springfield Armory Model 1870/1864 "Trapdoor" Carbine

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Object Name
carbine
carbine, trapdoor
date made
c. 1870
associated date
1864
inventor
Allin, Erskine S.
maker
Springfield Armory
place made
United States
Measurements
overall, carbine: 41 in x 2 5/8 in; 104.14 cm x 6.6675 cm
ID Number
AF.32718
catalog number
32718
accession number
69413
Credit Line
U.S. Military Service Institute
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National Museum of American History
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