Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 35: Sharps Borchardt Model 1878 Single Shot Rifle with Scope

Auction Date: February 15, 2018

Sharps Borchardt Model 1878 Single Shot Rifle with Scope and Case

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,800 - $2,750

Sharps Borchardt Model 1878 Single Shot Rifle with Scope and Case

Manufacturer: Sharps C & Company
Model: SINGLE SHOT
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 22
Barrel: 26 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 1842
Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 10
Class: Antique
Rating:

OB - EXCELLENT- all original parts; over 80% original finish; sharp lettering, numerals and design on metal; unmarred wood.

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

Description:

Consignor notes state this rifle's action was manufactured around 1890, and that it was customized by Apex Gun Works in 1950, has a Pheiffer heavy barrel and Monty Kennedy Stock. Equipped with a Unertl 12 power scope. Comes with a copy of the book "Checkering & Carving of Gunstocks" by Monty Kennedy. Also comes with a leatherette hard case.

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