February 17-19, 2020 Field & Range Firearms
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Approximately 30,000+ Sharps Model 1868 percussion carbines were converted by the Sharps factory for use of the .50-70 Government cartridges during the late 1860's. Barrel is relined utilizing a three line rifled bore. The buttstocks were replaced using original buttplates with the percussion style patch box cutout. CONDITION: Fine overall with 50-60% original case color on frame blending with brown patina. Barrel is mostly blue-brown patina. Bore is bright and clean. Action is tight and crisp. Wood is sound with 1/8" x 1" section missing on the left side rear of the forearm. Stock and forearm are refinished. -MKS-
Name
Value
Accessories
Barrel Length
22"
Caliber/Bore
.50-70 Government
Drop at Comb
Drop at Heel
FFL Status
Antique
Length of Pull
Manufacturer
Sharps
Model
New Model 1868
Paperwork
Serial Number
C6326
(A) SHARPS NEW MODEL 1868 .50-70 CONVERSION CARBINE.
Bidding
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $1,000.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $1,920.00
Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
Number Bids: 8
Auction closed on Wednesday, February 19, 2020.
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