February 17-19, 2020 Field & Range Firearms
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Sharps model 1868 carbine, featuring a patchbox. Originally a percussion gun made for the Civil War, it was converted afterwards to cartridge by the US Government for issuance during the Indian Wars of 1870's-1880's. Wide three groove rifling. "E.A.W." inspectors mark on left side of barrel. Faint cartouche. CONDITION: Retains a pleasing patina overall with clear markings. Some areas of minor pitting. Wood has been cleaned and lightly refinished. The patchbox cutout has been deepened at some point. Bore has strong rifling with light pitting. 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
1868 Conversion
Paperwork
Serial Number
C15804
(A) SHARPS NEW MODEL 1868 SADDLE RING CARBINE, INDIAN WARS .50-70 CARTRIDGE CONVERSION.
Bidding
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $500.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $1,560.00
Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
Number Bids: 6
Auction closed on Wednesday, February 19, 2020.
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