August 11, 12, & 13, 2020 Field & Range Firearms
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Built by the Sharps Rifle Manufacturing Company in Hartford, Connecticut, this New Model 1863 musket was originally built as a percussion and converted to .50-70 with three groove lined barrel and designated the Model 1868. Blued rifled barrel marked "New Model 1863". Rear adjustable flip sight and blade front. Case hardened receiver with Sharps and Lawrence patents. Original 6 groove rifled barrel. Cam type conversion. Walnut military style full stock with three barrel bands and "A.W.M." stamping in front of action and "D.F.C." on left side of the buttstock. Original iron patchbox in stock. CONDITION: 80% original blue with light coating of crazed oil. Case colors fading to a plum color. Oil soaked wood with sharp cartouches. Good bore and mechanics. DLM
Name
Value
Accessories
Barrel Length
30"
Caliber/Bore
.50-70 Government
Drop at Comb
Drop at Heel
FFL Status
Antique
Length of Pull
Manufacturer
Sharps
Model
1868
Paperwork
Serial Number
C35615
(A) SHARPS 1868 CONVERSION BREECH LOADING RIFLE.
Bidding
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $750.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $3,000.00
Estimate: $1,500 - $2,000
Number Bids: 9
Auction closed on Thursday, August 13, 2020.
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