Erskine S. Allin Springfield 2nd Allin 50-70 conversion Trapdoor cartouche eagle proof breechloader antique original authentic


Conversion Rifle

Maker: Springfield Armory, Springfield, Mass

Circa: 1866

SKU: SS341 Category:


A very nice 1866, 2nd Allin Conversion rifle.  Made by the Springfield Armory using parts from the 1863 model percussion rifles.  There was a total production of 25,000 made.  It was finished bright with a full walnut stock.  The right side lock plate is stamped “U. S. SPRINGFIELD” with a eagle holding an olive branch and arrows in its talons.  It is also dated “1864”, just behind the hammer.  The right side of the barrel is stamped “656”.  The trap door is stamped “1866”, and the stock is stamped with two cartouches on the left side of the stock, just behind the rear lock screw.


Caliber: 50-70 cartridge

Overall Length: 56″

Barrel Length: 36.675″


Condition: Untouched, as found condition – Lock and hammer retain most of their original case hardening – Breechblock shows most of its original dark oil quenched color – Barrel and other fittings have a nice grey/brown age patina – Stock retains much of its original open grain with excellent cartouches – Action is crisp – Bore is excellent


Questions: Call 801-554-5120

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