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Trapdoor Collectors has a bulletin board where there are people who know all about these rifles.

Go to www.armscollectors.com there is a Springfield link there, when you select the weapon type and enter the serial number it will tell you what unit your weapon was issued to

: Try http://www.trapdoorcollector.com/

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How do you find the history of the 1873 Springfield- serial 214873?

I can say that your Springfield model 1873 trap door rifle was made in the year 1883 with the serial number that you have provided.


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Your springfield model 1873 trapdoor was made at springfield armory in the year 1883.


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With the serial number that you supplied,your Springfield model 1873 Trapdoor rifle was made in the year 1884.


When was US Springfield Model 1873 Serial number 13059 made?

With the serial number that you have supplied,your Springfield model 1873 rifle was made in the year 1874.


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The serial number that you have supplied,indicates that your Springfield model 1873 rifle/carbine was made in the year 1880.


What is the difference between a springfield 1873 rifle or carbine?

This Website will answer any question on Springfield 1873- http://www.trapdoorcollector.com/ A quick answer is the barrel on a carbine is shortened for cavalry use.


What is the manufacturers date of springfield carbine model 1873 serial number 75610?

With the serial number that you provided,your Springfield model 1873 Trapdoor Carbine was produced in the year 1877.


Who was issued 1873 Springfield serial number 62958?

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Which regiment used springfield mod 1873 serial?

There is no way of knowing this.All records of the US model 1873 springfield rifle/carbine will not have what regiment was issued which rifle by serial number.


When was US Springfield model 1873 serial number 392721 made?

With the serial number that you have supplied,your Springfield model 1873 rifle(actually a model 1884) was made in the year 1888.


Where are the Military archives with serial number 40859 for 1873 Springfield trapdoor model 1873 carbine?

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When did trapdoor door models start for springfield rifle?

The first model was the model 1873.It was produced from 1873-1877.


Where do you find 1873 springfield trapdoor serial number?

On top just behind the trapdoor opening. 4 to 6 numbers probably.


What is an 1873 Springfield Trapdoor rifle worth?

Difficult to answer because of the number of variations of the 1873 Springfield Trapdoor Rifle. A good place to start looking to identify your specific rifle is: THE U.S. SPRINGFIELD TRAPDOOR RIFLE INFORMATION CENTER @ http://www.trapdoorcollector.com/


When was US Springfield US Model 1873 serial number 424388 manufactured?

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How do you find the history on an 1873 springfield trapdoor carbine with the serial number 17937?

made in 1874. check it out but I think that is what is called a pre-custer carbine and it's value is higher. check it out at: trapdoorcollector.com if I'm right he will make you an offer...............


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1873 trapdoor with a bayonet attached is the bayonet part of the 1873 or from another year?

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What is the value of a 1873 us springfield serial 420484?

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What is the age of a model 1873 Springfield rifle serial?

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What is the manufacture date of model 1873 Springfield rifle serial 249242?

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When was US Springfield Model 1873 Serial number 286342 made?

1885


When was the 1873 springfield trapdoor serial number TD02094?

your trapdoor was made in 1874