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Lot 3253: Civil War U.S. Sharps New Model 1863 Percussion Carbine

Civil War U.S. Sharps New Model 1863 Breech Loading Percussion Saddle Ring Carbine

Auction Date: December 11, 2022

Lot 3253: Civil War U.S. Sharps New Model 1863 Percussion Carbine

Civil War U.S. Sharps New Model 1863 Breech Loading Percussion Saddle Ring Carbine

Auction Date: December 11, 2022

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Estimated Price: $1,800 - $2,750

Civil War U.S. Sharps New Model 1863 Breech Loading Percussion Saddle Ring Carbine

Manufacturer: Sharps Rifle Manufacturing Company
Model: 1863-Carbine
Type: Carbine
Gauge: 52
Barrel: 22 inch round
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 350
Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 171
Class: Antique
Description:

Manufactured between 1863-1865. Blade front and Lawrence patent rear sights, and "NEW MODEL 1863" marked behind the rear sight. Serial number "77129" marked on the upper receiver tang and underside of the barrel. Faint remnants of inspection cartouches on the left wrist of the stock.

Rating Definition:

Good, exhibiting a smooth brown patina overall with some scattered areas of light pitting. Wood is fair as sanded and re-oiled with scattered light scratches, some dents, a mild crack underneath the forend and a worn indent on the right of the forend. Mechanically excellent.



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