Featured in this lot we have a U.S. Springfield M1884 Trapdoor rifle chambered in .45-70 with its original bayonet. The rifle features a 32 1/2" long round barrel, trapdoor action, external hammer, adjustable sights, walnut stock, cleaning rod, and blue'd finish. This rifle displays a wonderful stock marked with 1892 dated inspector cartouche in the left side of the stock. This rifle also features a deep, full blue finish, showing only normal aging, and has excellent markings, including the “U.S. SPRINGFIELD” with sharp full eagle on the lock plate and correct “U.S. MODEL 1884" on the breech block. The bore on this example shows strong rifling and some darkness in the lands. This rifle is complete with 1884 style cleaning rod. This rifle was manufacture in 1884/1885. The rifle comes with its original Springfield tri edge bayonet. The bayonet is marked "U.S." across the blade. Serial Number: 557165. This firearm qualifies as an Antique and does not require FFL Transfer or NICS Background Check.