Springfield Armory Model 1873 "Trapdoor" Rifle

Springfield Armory Model 1873 "Trapdoor" Rifle

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Currently not on view
Object Name
rifle
rifle, trapdoor
Other Terms
rifle; Firearms; Center Fire;.45 In; Rifled; 07; Sa
date made
1874
inventor
Allin, Erskine S.
maker
Springfield Armory
place made
United States
Measurements
overall, rifle: 51 1/2 in x 2 in; 130.81 cm x 5.08 cm
ID Number
AF.256998
catalog number
256998
accession number
50774
serial number
23624
subject
Firearms
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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