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SN C45480. Cal. .52, Standard carbine with usual markings throughout. It has a 22″ round bbl. Bbl is marked forward of sight “Sharps Rifle/Manufg. Co/Hartford Conn” and rear of sight on bbl “New Model 1865″. Frame and hammer have Sharps and Lawrence patent marks as usually seen and typical sling bar and ring on the left side. This is a fine example of the final production of the Civil War Sharps military carbine with only approx 5000 units produced. PROVENANCE: The Estate Collection of Phil A. Bleakney, Jr. CONDITION: Bbl retains about 90% of thinning dull blue finish with several large scratches and scuffed areas. Lock, hammer and frame retain much of their muted case colors with scattered areas of staining and pin prick pitting. Stocks are sound and solid with areas of raised grain with scattered areas of staining and small dings and dents. Gun mechanically is excellent with bright, shiny bore. 49059-238 JS (3,000-5,000) – Lot 1145

Auction: Firearms - October 2015
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