SPRINGFIELD 1873 CARBINE ALTERED BUTT PLATE FOR CLEANING ROD
Item ID #2193
Bore in the 22" .45 caliber barrel is shiny with good lands and grooves. There are no issues. It will rate an easy seven or better on a one to ten scale. Action works perfectly and is tight. Wood to metal fit is very good. Condition of the wood is nice as well. As you can see in the pictures, all markings are clear, correct, and original. Nice finish remains on the barrel. A very good cartouche remains on the left side of the stock. There is also a very good cartouche behind the lower tang. The butt plate was altered to accept a cleaning rod. This is a nice original '73 carbine. It will make a great addition to your collection.
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