I am the one asking the question about the springfield us model 1878 and it's value. I have (2) in very good shape that i acquired a while back and would know the fair market value so when i decide to trade or sell them i can be on an even playing field. you van e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org thank you.
600-1500 dollars depending on overall condition of your rifle.
The value is the rifle is worth somewhere between $200 and $250. The exact amount will depend upon the condition of the rifle.
Your serial number indicates that your Springfield trapdoor model rifle was made in the year 1887.
your trapdoor was made in 1878
yout trapdoor rifle was made in 1878
There are no model 1878s. You have a model 1873. Check out www.trapdoorcollector.com for more info.
on top, behind the loading gate, next to hammer
The 1873 is actually the date on the top of the trapdoor.The 8 is in fact a 3
The Colt 1878 frontier model with serial # 35369 was produced around 1896.
made in 1887. caliber 45/70. vlue depends on overall condition. anywhere from $300 - $900 +
In the year 1880.It was the model 1878 single shot rifle.
Check the internet auction sites to see what they are going for.
Browning began business in the year 1880,selling only one model which was the Model 1878 single shot rifle.
If this is the Colt 1878 Frontier model serial # 5100 , then it was produced around 1881.
value depends on the pistol model, overall condition and serial number. If a good early model single action, value could be $1500 - 2500..............................................
Since the rifle has a serial number and the Army keeps records, you may be able to track down what unit was issued the rifle and what soldiers had it. The records could be anywhere and are likely on paper, so you shuld pack a lunch before starting - it will take a while.
There are several factors which will affect the value, such as the exact model and particular features, and it is strongly advised to find a trusted appraiser to properly identify the piece. In Very Good condition, the Model 3 Russion 2nd model in .44 S&W Russian caliber is valued at $3250. A Model 3 Russian 3rd model is valued at $9000. The 2nd model was manufactured between 1873 and 1878. The 3rd model between 1874 and 1878.
if it's the colt single action model, then made about 1884.................................. value depends on overall condition.......................
According to this proofhouse website http://proofhouse.com/colt/index.html the model 1878 was only made up to 1905 with the final serial number being 51210. I don't know how much your gun is worth but with a serial number 117187 it is not a model 1878
Your trapdoor was made in 1884.
the trapdoor model...................
Bigelow Cooper was born in 1878, in Springfield, Ohio, USA.
The Liberty head design was used on over several different coins in 1878. Please post a new question with the coin's denomination, with the wording "What is the value of an 1878 US (coin denomination)?" e.g. What is the value of an 1878 US silver dollar? or What is the value of an 1878 US 10 dollar gold piece.
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