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Lot 723: Sharps Arm Company/Colt Sharps Single Shot Rifle

Auction Date: December 2, 2016

Scarce Sharps Arm Company/Colt Sharps Single Shot Rifle with Scope and Case

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $4,000 - $5,000

Scarce Sharps Arm Company/Colt Sharps Single Shot Rifle with Scope and Case

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: Sharps-Rifle
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 30-06 Springfield
Barrel: 26 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 819
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 210
Class: Modern Long Gun
Description:

This rifle was manufactured between 1970 and 1977. The barrel is manufactured without sights. The rifle features a Borchardt falling block style action with an automatic safety and a Canjar adjustable set trigger. The receiver is fitted with a 3x9 Leupold Vari-X II scope. The lever features light scroll engraving. Mounted on a borderless fleur-de-lis checkered forearm and pistol grip stock with sling swivel studs, raised cheekpiece, engraved cartridge trap, and a solid rubber recoil pad. Includes a green hard case numbered to the gun, leather sling, Sharps screwdriver set, cleaning rod, cleaning rod heads, and papers.

Rating Definition:

Excellent with 99% original finish and scattered light handling marks. The wood is also excellent with light handling marks and some light crazing around the edges of the cheekpiece. Mechanically excellent. The optics are clear. The case is good with deterioration of the interior foam lining and handling marks on the exterior.



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