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Lot 2013: Sharps Model 1851 "Box Lock" Percussion Rifle

Scarce Sharps Rifle Manufacturing Company Model 1851 "Box Lock" Percussion Rifle

Auction Date: October 5, 2022

Lot 2013: Sharps Model 1851 "Box Lock" Percussion Rifle

Scarce Sharps Rifle Manufacturing Company Model 1851 "Box Lock" Percussion Rifle

Auction Date: October 5, 2022

Estimated Price: $3,250 - $5,500
Price Realized:

Scarce Sharps Rifle Manufacturing Company Model 1851 "Box Lock" Percussion Rifle

Manufacturer: Sharps Rifle Manufacturing Company
Model: 1851
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 44
Barrel: 28 inch octagon
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 333
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:

Only around 400 of these rifles were manufactured in 1852-1855 in .36, .44, and 52 caliber, and only 1,857 Model 1851s are believed to have been manufactured in total. Comes with a certificate of authenticity from Ancestry Guns.

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