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Lot 4117: Sharps Rifle Manufacturing Company 1869-Rifle 44 Sharps

Sharps Model 1869 Sporting Rifle with Factory Letter

Auction Date: February 25, 2016

Lot 4117: Sharps Rifle Manufacturing Company 1869-Rifle 44 Sharps

Sharps Model 1869 Sporting Rifle with Factory Letter

Auction Date: February 25, 2016

Estimated Price: $1,800 - $2,500
Price Realized:

Sharps Model 1869 Sporting Rifle with Factory Letter

Manufacturer: Sharps Rifle Manufacturing Company
Model: 1869-Rifle
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 44 Sharps
Barrel: 30 inch part octagon
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 1771
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 245
Class: Antique
Rating:

OF - FAIR- some major parts replaced; minor replacement parts may be required; metal rusted, may be lightly pitted all over, vigorously cleaned; rounded edges of metal and wood; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal partly obliterated; wood scratched, bruised, cracked or repaired where broken; in fair working order or can be easily repaired and placed in working order.

NPRF - NON-PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED/COLD BLUE, ETC.

Description:

The factory letter indicates this rifle was shipped to Sharps agent Walter Cooper of Bozeman, Montana, on September 23, 1872, and was listed with a .44 caliber/33 inch octagon barrel, double set triggers, globe and peep sights, and oil finished wood.

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