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Rare U.S. Springfield Armory Model 1875 Officer's Model Trapdoor Rifle, Late Type II

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The History of the Springfield Trapdoor

The Springfield Trapdoor took its place in history despite the hesitation of those aware of the superiority of repeaters and magazine fed rifles. Although it didn’t see as much action as some more well known long guns, when you read the history, it has made a huge impact on the world.

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Springfield Armory 3.3 XD-S Safety Recall

Springfield Armory® is initiating this voluntary safety recall to upgrade 3.3 XD-S™ 9mm and 3.3 XD-S™ .45ACP pistols with new components, which eliminate the possibility of a potentially dangerous condition. Read this safety alert if you own an X-DS pistol.

Springfield Armory XD-S 45

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Springfield Armory’s XD-S 9 Wins Handgun of the Year

The moniker, “Springfield Armory” has a history all its own going as far back as the Revolutionary War days and is credited with playing a key role in the birth of our country.
It was none other than George Washington—during the years he spent as a General and before his presidency—who ordered the creation of Springfield Armory in 1777 to store revolutionary ammunition and gun carriages. Not that we needed proof, but a Golden Bullseye Award for Handgun of the Year continues Springfield Armory’s commitment to innovative designs.

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At the Range with Springfield’s XD-S 45 ACP

Springfield’s slim, compact 45 ACP XD-S was introduced earlier this year as the latest in Springfield’s popular line of XD handguns. The new XD-S 45 ACP seeks to take away market share of other small pistols that ride the tiger — that is, small, lightweight semiautos that fire the big-bore 45 Auto cartridge in something akin to a 380-size handgun.