Lot 644: * J. Stevens/Springfield Model 87M Training Rifle
Historic Firearms & Early Militaria
April 28, 2010
Cincinnati, OH, USA
Description: * J. Stevens/Springfield Model 87M Training Rifle .22 caliber, 23.5" round barrel, no S/N, military-style walnut stock with handguard and M-1 style triggerguard. Trigger guard is a cut down M1 trigger guard. This is a training rifle for the larger .30 caliber M1 rifle. Marked on the side of the receiver Springfield Model 87M and J. Stevens Arm Co. Chicopee Falls, Mass, USA in two lines. Overall length 43.5".
Condition Report: This is a ca 98% gun in beautiful shape. Firearm retains most of the original blue finish. Military-style stock has some very minute scratches. Overall, an excellent rifle. A great piece for the M1 collector. Bore is excellent.