This original Receiver # 157640 with an attractive mix of blue, black finish. It will fit and function perfect in any Springfield 45-70. The Barrel and Tang Threads are in great condition. If you are planning to build a rifle or repair an existing 45-70 this will work great. A rear sight was added to receiver utilizing a dove tail. The sight slot could be filled with a blank if desired. The sight slot does not affect the fit or function of the receiver
Springfield Receiver for Model 1873-1889 45-70 Trapdoor. It will fit all Models including 1873, 1877, 1878, 1879, 1884, 1888 Springfield Carbines, Rifles and Cadets.