August 11, 12, & 13, 2020 Field & Range Firearms
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Sharps New Model 1863 percussion rifle with Sharps marked rifled carbine barrel with "Lawrence" marked rear adjustable sight and fixed blade font sight. Case hardened action with Lawrence and Sharps patent dates. Walnut wood stock with iron furniture including iron patchbox (only 20,000 made). Illegible initials scratched in stock. Slide bar with ring and stamped "EAW" for E.A. Williams inspector. Serial number falls into guns going to the 5th Illinois Calvary who served in the Western Theater of the Civil War around Vicksburg, Tennessee. Comes with original blade for front sight in patchbox. CONDITION: Metal parts have a silvery patina with some light freckling. Good markings with visible inspector mark on stock but illegible. Stock shows hard use consistent with heavy combat. Shootable bore with good mechanics. Pellet drop is broken and needs replaced. Cool gun. DLM

Item Dimensions: L: 39".
Name
Value
Accessories
Barrel Length
21 - 3/8"
Caliber/Bore
.52 Rifled
Drop at Comb
Drop at Heel
FFL Status
Antique
Length of Pull
Manufacturer
Sharps
Model
1863
Paperwork
Serial Number
79881
(A) SHARPS 1863 PERCUSSION RIFLE.
Bidding
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $375.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $1,890.00
Estimate: $750 - $1,000
Number Bids: 14
Auction closed on Thursday, August 13, 2020.
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