December 14-17, 2021 Collectible Firearms & Militaria
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Sharps Model 1868 conversion single shot breechloading carbine with 22" round barrel in .50-70 Government with carbine folding ladder rear sight graduated to 800 yards with replacement blade front sight. 2 piece plain walnut stock and forearm with single barrel band, saddle ring with bar, and military buttplate. This gun was originally a Model 1863 and was converted to cartridge during the Indian Wars era. Cutout for patchbox is still present on right side of buttplate. CONDITION: Very good as rehabilitated with barrel retaining bright reapplied bluing with light freckling throughout. Action has turned a blue-gray patina with an added "US" marking near serial number. Stock and forearm have been sanded with finish added. Mechanically fine. Bore is frosted with abrasion toward muzzle and well-defined rifling. TON
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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
1868
Paperwork
Serial Number
64512
(A) SHARPS MODEL 1868 SINGLE SHOT BREECHLOADING CARBINE.
Bidding
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $750.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $1,800.00
Estimate: $1,500 - $2,000
Number Bids: 9
Auction closed on Friday, December 17, 2021.
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