Pedersoli Repro Allin Conversion Springfield Trapdoor .45-70 Govt. Carbine

SOLD FOR: $1136

LSB#: 220221SB085

Make: Pedersoli imported by Dixie Gun Works

Model: Reproduction Springfield Trapdoor Carbine

Serial#: TD1025

Year of Manufacture: 1997, Italian date code “BI”

Caliber: .45-70

Action Type: Single-Shot Front-Lifted Breech-Loaded Carbine

Markings: The left side of the barrel is marked with the serial number “TD1025”, the Pedersoli logo, “PEDERSOLI / MADE IN ITALY”, “CAL .45-70”, “CAT. 9401” and has Italian proof marks. The left side of the receiver has Italian proof marks including the date code, the serial number and a Dixie Gun works stamp. The portion of the receiver, concealed by the breechblock, is marked “CAT. 9401”. The bottom of the breech-block is marked “T75”. The lock plate is marked with the Great Seal of the United States (an eagle) and “U.S. / SPRINGFIELD”.

Barrel Length: 22”

Sights/ Optics: The front sight is a blade fixed by the muzzle. The rear sight is a ladder which presents a “V”-notch in the down position. When raised the ladder presents an integral “V”-notch at the top and a “V”-notch slider. The ladder is marked 7-12, inclusive. The right side of the rear sights base is marked 1-5, inclusive.

Stock Configuration & Condition/ Grip: The wood stock features a barrel band secured by a spring, a lock-plate, a sling bar with saddle ring, a straight wrist, a straight comb and semi-crescent butt-plate. The stock has only light handling marks and lacks any notable defects. There are no chips or cracks. The LOP is 13.25” from the trigger to the rear end of the butt-plate. The butt-plate has only light handling marks. Overall, the stock is in Excellent condition.

Type of Finish: Blue and Case Color

Finish Originality: Original

Bore Condition: The bore is bright with sharp rifling. There is no erosion in the bore.

Overall Condition: The rifle retains about 97% of its metal finish. There are some light handling and storage marks but the gun lacks any notable imperfections. The markings remain clear. The screwheads are unmarred and serviceable. Overall, the rifle is in Excellent condition.

Mechanics: The action functions correctly. We have not fired this rifle. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance requirements.

Box Paperwork and Accessories: The gun comes with its factory box that has foam padding, a user manual and instructional DVD.

Our Assessment: This is a Pedersoli manufactured replica of an Allin conversion Springfield “Trapdoor” carbine. The gun is a beautifully crafted and is a worthy tribute to the legendary Allin breech-loading system that was invented by Springfield Armory’s Master Armorer Erskine S. Allin. This specimen is well preserved with only the lightest storage and handling wear. Additionally, the carbine is beautifully finished and remains mechanically sound. This gun can be used for historical reenactment, target shooting or even hunting. This is one beautiful firearm that you will not want to miss out on!

Pedersoli Repro Allin Conversion Springfield Trapdoor .45-70 Govt. Carbine
Pedersoli Repro Allin Conversion Springfield Trapdoor .45-70 Govt. Carbine