December 14-17, 2021 Collectible Firearms & Militaria
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Sharps Model 1863 lever action breechloading single shot percussion rifle with 30" round barrel in .52 caliber with pinned iron blade front sight, and Lawrence rifle rear sight graduated to 800 yards. 2 piece walnut stock and forearm with iron mountings in 3 barrel band setup complete with military buttplate and implement compartment (compartment is empty). Martial sub-inspector markings can be found on barrel, lever, lower tang, breechblock, barrel bands, and implement compartment. "M.N.M" marking can be found on left of barrel as well as stock near top tang of buttplate. Forearm bears "T.W.R." marking. Stock bears 2 "T.W.R." cartouches on left side near wrist. Blued barrel with case hardened action. CONDITION: Very good, with a vast majority of the original bluing remaining on barrel with bluing beginning to turn to a blue-brown patina with age related handling and storage marks throughout. Barrel bands and nose cap have turned a dove gray patina. Stock and forearm are very good and strong with scattered handling marks. Action is tight and crisp. Bore is lightly frosted with abrasion throughout and crisp rifling. TON
Name
Value
Accessories
Barrel Length
30"
Caliber/Bore
.52 caliber
Drop at Comb
Drop at Heel
FFL Status
Antique
Length of Pull
Manufacturer
Sharps
Model
1863
Paperwork
Serial Number
C38480
(A) MARTIALLY MARKED SHARPS MODEL 1863 BREECH LOADING PERCUSSION RIFLE.
Bidding
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $900.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $3,600.00
Estimate: $1,800 - $2,600
Number Bids: 9
Auction closed on Friday, December 17, 2021.
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