June 25-28, 2018 Firearms
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Approximately 6,650 of these muskets were manufactured. Round blued rifled barrel, top marked "SHARPS RIFLE/MANUFG. CO./HARTFORD CONN" and "NEW MODEL 1863", left side of breech marked "R.S.L." Flip up adjustable rear sight and front bayonet lug/sight. Casehardened straight block action with fire blued screws and small parts, standard New Model markings. Casehardened lever, steel patchbox, buttplate, and barrel bands. Two-piece walnut stock, partially figured. Excellent condition, overall with fine and strong action, excellent shiny bore with only a few surface particles. Barrel retains almost all of blue finish with some scattered brown spotting. Action and casehardened parts retain mostly vivid case colors with some fading and scattered areas of brown spotting. Stock very good with some scattered dents and minor storage marks.
Name
Value
Accessories
Barrel Length
30"
Caliber/Bore
.52 Caliber
FFL Status
Antique
Manufacturer
Sharps
Model
New Model 1863 Rifle
Paperwork
No
Serial Number
C30139
(A) SHARPS NEW MODEL 1863 BREECH LOADING PERCUSSION RIFLE.
Bidding
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $2,750.00
Final prices include buyers premium:
Estimate: $5,500 - $6,500
Number Bids: 5
Auction closed on Thursday, June 28, 2018.
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