Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 118: U.S. Springfield/Sharps Model 1870 Second Type Rifle

Auction Date: October 6, 2021

Very Scarce U.S. Springfield/Sharps Model 1870 Second Type Cartridge Conversion Rifle with Bayonet

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $3,000 - $4,000

Very Scarce U.S. Springfield/Sharps Model 1870 Second Type Cartridge Conversion Rifle with Bayonet

Manufacturer: Sharps Rifle Manufacturing Company
Model: 1870-Rifle
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 50-70 U.S. Govt
Barrel: 35 inch round
Finish: bright
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 552
Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OE - GOOD - some minor replacement parts; metal smoothly rusted or lightly pitted in places, cleaned; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal legible; lightly scratched, bruised or minor cracks repaired; in good working order.

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

One of only approximately 300 manufactured by Springfield Armory using Sharps supplied Model 1874 actions c. 1871, serial numbered 1-300. With "US" socket bayonet and leather sling. Provenance: The George Moller Collection

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