1860 spencer rifle with carbine forend?

warman99

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hello gents i have 1860 rifle what looks like a carbine forend o n it i have nothing to compare it with it mearsures103/16 long i the s/n n0 is 1945 iwould like to know the history on if there is any iwill try add pic of the if can thanks

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It looks as if it has been sporterized in order to make it lighter, more than likely post war. Around 67,000 Spencer's were produced and of that approximately 11,000 were rifles.
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warman99

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hi gents thanks for your replies it still has a 30 in barrel i was not sure if it was cut back or it is a carbine forend i am still looking for some info on the s/n 1945 which could be a copeland rifle thanks again
 
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