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Used mainly by Springfield Armory for some of their rifles of that period.
 
Used mainly by Springfield Armory for some of their rifles of that period.
   

Latest revision as of 23:25, June 30, 2018

It's a type of breech-loading mechanism from the 1860s and 1870s: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trapdoor_mechanism Used mainly by Springfield Armory for some of their rifles of that period.

(Bear in mind, I'm not a firearms historian. I don't know every development concerning a particular style of mechanism from a particular era. :-) )

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