February 17-19, 2020 Field & Range Firearms
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Originally made in percussion for the Civil War, this gun was converted to cartridge for use in the Indian Wars of the 1870's period. Original six-groove rifling. Marked on the top of the barrel "NEW MODEL 1863". C prefix serial number. CONDITION: Retains 65% case colors. Barrel retains 80% thinning blue. Some light surface rust here and there. Bore is fine with sharp rifling. Wood is sharp with some light dings and handling marks. There is a crack in the forend where it meets the receiver, extending past the forend retaining screw escutcheon. Fine mechanical function. GR
Name
Value
Accessories
Barrel Length
22"
Caliber/Bore
.50-70
Drop at Comb
Drop at Heel
FFL Status
Antique
Length of Pull
Manufacturer
Sharps
Model
1863
Paperwork
Serial Number
C31441
(A) VERY FINE SHARPS MODEL 1868 INDIAN WARS .50-70 CARTRIDGE CONVERSION SADDLE RING CARBINE.
Bidding
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $1,000.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $2,767.50
Estimate: $2,000 - $2,500
Number Bids: 6
Auction closed on Wednesday, February 19, 2020.
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