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MODEL 1884 SPRINGFIELD TRAPDOOR CARBINE AND RIFLE FRONT SIGHT HOODS:   Original Model 1884 Springfield Trapdoor Carbine and Rifle Front Sight Hoods, as were provided to the troops on a special request basis from their officers.  This appendage was designed to slide over the muzzle of the rifle and mount over the front sight blade and base to protect the front sight from damage or misalignment.  The description for each pattern of sight hood follows, and corresponds to the letter designations next to the hoods in the photographs below.  

A:  MODEL 1884 CARBINE FRONT SIGHT HOOD: Complete with the attaching screw, this hood is in excellent condition, with the blued finish still bright.  $65   

A-1:  MODEL 1884 CARBINE FRONT SIGHT HOOD STAMPED C:  Standard pattern Model 1884 Carbine Sight Hood with the scarce C stamping on the front face of the hood.  Very seldom found.  In excellent condition, with the blued finish still bright. SOLD

B:  MODEL 1884 RIFLE FRONT SIGHT HOOD:  Complete with the attaching screw, this hood is in excellent condition, with the blued finish still bright.  $55  

C:  MODEL 1886 EXPERIMENTAL CARBINE FRONT SIGHT HOOD:  Produced for the 24 Experimental Carbine, this sight hood was sized to accommodate the larger diameter of the cut down rifle barrels utilized in these carbines.  This scarce hood is complete with the attaching screw, this hood is in excellent condition, with the blued finish still bright.  Have only one.  SOLD

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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