Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 2273: Sharps New Model 1859 Carbine with Brass Furniture

Auction Date: October 7, 2021

Scarce Early Production Sharps New Model 1859 Percussion Saddle Ring Carbine with Brass Furniture

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $2,000 - $3,250

Scarce Early Production Sharps New Model 1859 Percussion Saddle Ring Carbine with Brass Furniture

Manufacturer: Sharps Rifle Manufacturing Company
Model: 1859-Carbine
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 52
Barrel: 21 5/8 inch round
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 634
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
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.

Description:

Approximately 3,000 early Model 1859 carbines with brass furniture manufactured in the 30786-36000 serial range. State of Georgia purchased two thirds of them and issued to cavalry and infantry. Cracked upper tang.

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