August 11, 12, & 13, 2020 Field & Range Firearms
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Sharps New Model 1863 Carbine converted to .50-70 centerfire cartridge. The U.S. Ordnance Department contracted with Sharps Rifle Company in 1867 to modify over 30,000 Civil War era percussion carbines to .50-70 centerfire. These carbines were issued to regular cavalry regiments on the Western frontier and remained in service until replaced by Springfield Model 1873 Carbines. Blued barrel with case hardened barrel band, frame, loading lever and buttplate. 2 piece plain, straight grain walnut stock and forearm. Carbine style steel buttplate. 22" round barrel with standard rear folding leaf and small blade front sights. Saddle ring with bar mounted to left side of frame and stock. CONDITION: Very good overall. Barrel and frame are mostly grey/brown patina. Wood shows moderate to heavy wear, has been lightly sanded. Stock has a couple cracks on the right side at the frame and tang. Bore is bright. Action is tight. -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
1863 Conversion
Paperwork
Serial Number
76743
(A) SHARPS 1863 CONVERSION TO .50-70 CENTERFIRE CARBINE.
Bidding
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $600.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $1,230.00
Estimate: $1,200 - $1,800
Number Bids: 6
Auction closed on Thursday, August 13, 2020.
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