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Lot 178: Civil War Sharps & Hankins Model 1862 Army Carbine

Scarce Civil War Era Sharps & Hankins Model 1862 Army Carbine in .44 Caliber

Auction Date: October 4, 2022

Lot 178: Civil War Sharps & Hankins Model 1862 Army Carbine

Scarce Civil War Era Sharps & Hankins Model 1862 Army Carbine in .44 Caliber

Auction Date: October 4, 2022

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

Scarce Civil War Era Sharps & Hankins Model 1862 Army Carbine in .44 Caliber

Manufacturer: Sharps & Hankins
Model: 1862 Army
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 44 RF
Barrel: 24 inch round
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 340
Item Interest: Average
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:

Manufactured c. 1862-65. 500 manufactured with only 200 ordered by U.S. Army. These carbines are chambered in 52 rimfire and a few Army Type carbines were made experimentally in other calibers, such as this particular example (in 44 CF caliber, firing pin absent), and these are very rare to find.

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