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Lot 6140: Civil War Sharps New Model 1859 Percussion Carbine

Auction Date: October 7, 2022

Civil War Sharps New Model 1859 Breech Loading Percussion Carbine

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Estimated Price: $2,500 - $4,500

Civil War Sharps New Model 1859 Breech Loading Percussion Carbine

Manufacturer: Sharps Rifle Manufacturing Company
Model: 1859
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 52
Barrel: 22 inch round
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 284
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:

Early New Model 1859 manufactured c.1856-1860 with brass furniture. Many of the early Model 1859 and New Model 1859 carbines were bought by the State of Georgia.

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