• Format/Object name:

    Springfield U.S. Model .55 caliber trapdoor carbine

  • Date created:


  • Artists/Makers:

    J. Stevens Arms and Tool Company (Springfield Arms), Chicopee, Massachusetts, 1864-1920

  • Place:

    Arizona; USA (inferred)

  • Media/Materials:

    Wood, iron alloy

  • Techniques:

    Commercially produced/manufactured

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Formerly owned by Goyathlay (Geronimo, ca. 1825-1909); surrendered to General Nelson A. Miles (1839-1925, US Army) in 1886; inherited by his children, Major Sherman Miles (1882-1966) and Cecelia Miles Reber (Mrs. Samuel K. Reber, 1869-1952); donated to MAI in 1925.

  • Dimensions:

    113 x 6.3 x 13.5 cm

  • Catalog number:



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