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1873 Trapdoor Carbine

Thread in 'Curios & Relics' started by alleycat, Mar 5, 2018.

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  1. alleycat

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    Here are a few pics of my unicorn; she’s an authentic US Army-issued Springfield trapdoor Carbine, model M1873. This is the same model that was carried by Custer’s US Cavalry troops at Little Big Horn. The 45-70 cartridge also made it a great weapon to hunt buffalo and other large game. I can’t wait to take her to the range......

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    What an amazing part of history!

    Congrats!
     
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    Purty Brother!
     
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    That's Amazing. Way to go. Nice to find those rare birds. Man that is nice, I am gonna have to shoot that...
     
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    I'm jelious,that's a beautiful weapon.
     
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    Beyootiful carbine brother!
     
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    What an excellent example, jealous !
     
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