Description

Base spring is not present in sight. In order to be fully functional it needs a spring. Base springs can be switched from sight to sight or made from spring steel. This is an original Springfield Model 1877 is an as issued 45-70 Trapdoor rear sight. It is in fine Condition with clear marking. The base is marked with an R for Rifle. The ladder has 11 elevations on the ladder for rifle. This model never had an R marking on the ladder.  The ladder flips up easily and the elevation slide works. This is an original Springfield SECOND TYPE Model 1877 45-70 Trapdoor rear sight. It was designed for the rifle or cadet. It will also fit all Models including 1873, 1878, 1879, 1884, 1888 Springfield Rifles and Cadets. Use mounting screws (ORI-332) for this sight. This is for an original Rifle and may not fit a reproduction.