February 17-19, 2020 Field & Range Firearms
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Carbine configuration, made without a saddle ring. There is a hole in the bottom of the barrel band for a sling swivel, and another sling swivel would have been mounted in the rear screw hole in the lower tang which currently has a period proper wood screw in it. Spring retained take down lever. Matching numbers on the tang and inside of the patchbox door. Upper tang is factory drilled for a post style rear sight. Standard Sharps rear barrel sight. .44 caliber with heavy rifling. CONDITION: Retains a pleasing patina, having been lightly cleaned at one time with light pitting. All markings are clear. Hammer appears to have been heated at one time. Wood shows wear with dings and handling marks. Brass has a mellow patina. Bore has strong rifling with light pitting. Fine mechanical function. GR
Name
Value
Accessories
Barrel Length
20 - 1/2"
Caliber/Bore
.44 Rifled
Drop at Comb
Drop at Heel
FFL Status
Antique
Length of Pull
Manufacturer
Sharps
Model
1852
Paperwork
Serial Number
6476
(A) SCARCE SHARPS MODEL 1852 .44 CALIBER BRASS MOUNTED PERCUSSION SLANT BREECH CARBINE.
Bidding
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $750.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $1,920.00
Estimate: $1,500 - $2,000
Number Bids: 11
Auction closed on Wednesday, February 19, 2020.
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