Sharps, 1874 Sporting Model, Marked Cal 45, MFG. 1881, SN: none,...
Item # 4033
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Started 2019-04-26 00:00:00
Ended 2019-06-01 03:03:33

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Sharps, 1874 Sporting Model, Marked Cal 45, MFG. 1881, SN: none, Lever action falling block, 25'' Heavy octagon barrel. Barrel stamped Old Reliable & SHARPS RIFLE CO. BRIDGEPORT, CONN. Wood stocks are very good solid & original except tight 2'' crack at wrist & two tight glued & pinned cracks in the forearm. Also missing slivers of wood to each side of the front tip of forend against barrel. Lots of small contusions, scratches & dings, shrinkage at the toe, also has wood filled slot from where a rear sling mount once resided. Forearm has been sanded & both stock & forearm have a newer coat of finish. Metal has lost nearly all original finish except in protected areas, with some greyish/brown spotting present. Bore is good, brown, with visible rifling. Rear ladder sight was replaced with an open buckhorn sight & a homemade copper front blade sight with additional copper shim. Markings on side plates: C. SHARPS PAT OCT 5th 1852 & C. SHARPS PAT SEPT 12th 1848. Approx. 6500 mfg. Antique No FFL Req. - Value: 2000 to 8000

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Sharps, 1874 Sporting Model, Marked Cal 45, MFG. 1881, SN: none,...
Item # 4033
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