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Lot 2182: Sharps New Model 1863 Metallic Cartridge Conversion Carbine

Auction Date: February 17, 2022

Sharps New Model 1863 Metallic Cartridge Conversion Saddle Ring Carbine

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,400 - $2,250

Sharps New Model 1863 Metallic Cartridge Conversion Saddle Ring Carbine

Manufacturer: Sharps Rifle Manufacturing Company
Model: NM 1863 Conversion
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 50-70 U.S. Govt
Barrel: 22 inch round
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
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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.

Description:

Manufactured for use in the Civil War and converted after the war, relined with 3-groove rifling. "JT" (John Taylor) cartouche on left of wrist.

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