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What is the Value of 1863 Springfield Rifle Musket with a trapdoor?

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2010-07-31 15:13:56
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what you have is a converted civil war 58 cal. musket. After the civil war those muskets were converted to 50/70 cal (trapdoor) center fire rifles. Later the 45/70 (trapdoor) came into being. Value depends on overall condition of the rifle................

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600-1500 dollars depending on overall condition of your rifle.



10-1000 USD or more depending on specifics


Less than 100 to multiple thousands of USD depending on specifics


the model 1884 trapdoor is going for 525-1,400 depending on condition of the rifle.


The value of an 863 Springfield musket depends on its condition. This gun in excellent condition is valued between 525.00 and 650.00 as of 2014.


The value of an 1863 Springfield musket depends on its condition. This gun in excellent condition is valued between 525.00 and 650.00 as of 2014.


you are probably referring to a trapdoor in 45/70 caliber. Value would depend on overall condition..........................


The Springfield Trapdoor series of rifles vary in value based on condition and type. Condition includes the state of the wood, bore, metal, action and level of originality. An 1899 Springfield Trapdoor in excellent to museum grade condition can fetch thousands of dollars. Fair condition rifles can be worth around 700$ or more as of July 2014.


It's value is almost entirely dependant on the condition and history. I've seen them sell for as much as $5,000 and as little as $200.


Most Springfield trapdoor rifles are selling in the range of 650-1,200 dollars,depending on overall condition of the wood and metal,and a decent bore.


The value of a Springfield 1846 .69 caliber musket in excellent condition varies slightly with the collector's market. This gun could fetch about 4000 dollars at auction.




I would be hard pressed to assign a value to your Springfield trapdoor rifle with out having you describe the overall condition of the rifle in question.Please describe the amount of original finish remaining,the condition of the stock,and bore.I will also need to know if the stock has the correct cartouches stamped on it,and the amount of blueing left on the metal of your rifle.With this info I would be able to asses a correct value to your rifle.


you probably have a civil war percussion rifle that was converted to (trapdoor) 50/70 center fire cartridges. value would depend on condition - wood, metal, bore...........any rust, pitts, etc, etc, etc


The value is the rifle is worth somewhere between $200 and $250. The exact amount will depend upon the condition of the rifle.


In August 2008, a Bannerman quaker Springfield musket with wooden barrel sold on eBay for $800.00, however the lock was stamped 1861 with an 1863 hammer attached. All other components on the quaker musket were original 1863 type fittings, except for an 1842 barrel band at the muzzle.


400-900 dollars,depending on the condition of your rifle,and that your rifle is in its original condition.


Before we can answer your question,we would need to know what type of rifle your are talking about? Is it a M-1 garand, a 1903 springfield, or a 1903-A3 rifle?



There was a long production line of 45/70 trapdoors in model 1873. To locate the year of production you must use the serial number of your trapdoor. The value depends on overall condition and if it's a carbine or rifle. The rifle value is est. $500 - 700 plus or minus. Carbines are $1200 and up.


Please add the model of the rifle to your question so we could help you.


depending on overall condition $300 $800


If your rifle is a original M-1 Garand rifle,not a recent Springfield Amory model;then your serial number indicates that your rifle was made in the year 1941.



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