Early Converted Springfield 1873 Trapdoor Carbine (AL7171)
Serial number 3111. 45-70 caliber with a 22” barrel. This gun was made into a carbine from a rifle. Metal has a dark gray patina. This gun has all of the early features with high arch breach block, early markings, stacking swivel and lack of proofs on the barrel. The stock forward from the barrel band has a filled section for the ram rod. Action works perfect. Bore has visible rifling with some pitting.