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Lot 175: Sharps Model 1853 Slant Breech Percussion Carbine

Auction Date: February 16, 2022

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,500 - $2,250

Sharps Model 1853 Slant Breech Percussion Carbine

Manufacturer: Sharps Rifle Manufacturing Company
Model: 1853-Carbine
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 52
Barrel: 21 1/2 inch round
Finish: blue/casehardened
Stock: walnut
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Item Interest: Very Active
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Class: Antique

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.


Manufactured c. 1853-1854.

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