SOLD! for $2,304.00.
(Note: Prices realized include a buyer's premium.)
If you have items like this you wish to consign, click here for more information:Selling with Case
- Low Estimate: $1,400.00
- High Estimate: $1,600.00
- Realized: $2,304.00
- Share this:
Civil War era Sharps New Model 1863 breech-loading carbine, .52 caliber, serial number C. 20255 to tang. Top of barrel marked "SHARPS RIFLE/MANUFG CO./ HARTFORD CONN." before the rear sight and "NEW MODEL 1863" between the breechblock and the rear sight, rear sight marked "R.S. LAWRENCE/PATENTED/FEB 15TH 1859," left side of the receiver marked "C. SHARPS' PAT./Sept. 12th 1848," right side of lockplate marked "R.S. LAWRENCE PAT/APRIL 12TH 1859" and "C. SHARPS' PAT./OCT. 5TH 1852," left side of barrel before breechblock with "E.A.W" inspector mark, butt plate tang with "W" inspector mark. Walnut stock, round barrel, iron furniture, checkered hammer, slightly curved butt plate, blade front sight and folding rear ladder sight, sling bar and ring mounted on the left side of the receiver. Barrel length: 21 1/2". Overall length: 38 1/2". Manufactured circa 1863-65. Condition: Overall good condition. Action holds at half and full cock. Dings to stocks, with 9" horizontal scratch to right side of butt stock. Light pitting to metal, primarily to end of barrel, hammer, breechblock, and trigger guard tang. Visible rifling to bore. Fading, wear to marks.