Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 115: Sharps New Model 1859 Carbine Converted to a Shotgun

Auction Date: October 8, 2020

Sharps New Model 1859 Percussion Carbine Converted to a Cartridge Shotgun

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,000 - $1,500

Sharps New Model 1859 Percussion Carbine Converted to a Cartridge Shotgun

Manufacturer: Sharps Rifle Manufacturing Company
Model: 1859 Conversion
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 32
Barrel: 22 1/4 inch round
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 1047
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 19
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:

Probably converted in the 1870s or the 1880s.

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