Indian War Period US M1873 Springfield Trapdoor Rifle .45-70
45-70 caliber, 32.5" barrel, S/N 30990x (Ca. 1886). Blued finish with Blade front sight with Buffington rear sight. Barrel marked with "V/P/(eagle)" proof marks Top of trapdoor marked with model number, serial number marked rear of trapdoor.
Variant with over pressure date on breechblock which appears to read 1878.