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Lot 233: Brass Mounted Civil War Sharps New Model 1859 Carbine

Desirable Brass Mounted Civil War Sharps New Model 1859 Saddle Ring Carbine

Auction Date: December 9, 2022

Lot 233: Brass Mounted Civil War Sharps New Model 1859 Carbine

Desirable Brass Mounted Civil War Sharps New Model 1859 Saddle Ring Carbine

Auction Date: December 9, 2022

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Estimated Price: $2,750 - $4,250

Desirable Brass Mounted Civil War Sharps New Model 1859 Saddle Ring Carbine

Manufacturer: Sharps Rifle Manufacturing Company
Model: 1859-Carbine
Type: Carbine
Gauge: 52 percussion
Barrel: 22 inch round
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 405
Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 196
Class: Antique
Description:

The top of the barrel is stamped with the three-line address ahead of the R.S. Lawrence adjustable ladder rear sight and "NEW MODEL 1859" at the breech. The action has Sharps and Lawrence patent markings featuring a saddle ring bar with ring on the left side. The stock lacks cartouches.

Rating Definition:

Very good. The carbine is a mixture of mottled brown and gray patinas with a couple of areas of minor pitting. The wood is good with a couple of gouges and some minor to moderate pressure dents. Mechanically fine.



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