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
made in 1887. caliber 45/70. vlue depends on overall condition. anywhere from $300 - $900 +
The Colt 1878 frontier model with serial # 35369 was produced around 1896.