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Lot 4217: Sharps-Borchardt Model 1878 Falling Block Military Rifle

Rare Sharps-Borchardt Model 1878 Falling Block Military Rifle

Auction Date: October 6, 2022

Lot 4217: Sharps-Borchardt Model 1878 Falling Block Military Rifle

Rare Sharps-Borchardt Model 1878 Falling Block Military Rifle

Auction Date: October 6, 2022

Estimated Price: $1,600 - $2,250
Price Realized:

Rare Sharps-Borchardt Model 1878 Falling Block Military Rifle

Manufacturer: Sharps Rifle Manufacturing Company
Model: 1878 Borchardt
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 45/70 Govt.
Barrel: 32 1/8 inch round
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 255
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 in 1878-1881. Includes a black leather sling and a certificate of authenticity from Ancestry Guns, LLC.

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