Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 8: Sharps Model 1874 Single Shot Sporting Rifle

Auction Date: October 4, 2022

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Estimated Price: $3,000 - $4,500

Sharps Model 1874 Single Shot Sporting Rifle

Manufacturer: Sharps Rifle Manufacturing Company
Model: 1874-Rifle
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 40
Barrel: 32 inch octagon
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 880
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:

Manufactured c. 1875, Hartford address, checkered forearm, checkered trigger, two serial number digits restamped due to drilled and tapped holes in the upper tang (original "2" partially visible but also restamped).

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