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This rifle features full, heavy octagon barrel, German nickel sporting front sight, Lawrence folding rear sight, walnut forend, pewter tip, walnut stock, brass patchbox and buttplate. Barrel is stamped "SHARPS RIFLE MANUFG CO HARTFORD CONN". Tang is stamped "SHARPS PATENTED 1848". Right side of frame is stamped "SHARPS PATENT 1852". Inside patchbox is extra nipple and spare part. CONDITION: Barrel is a smooth mix of blue-brown freckled patina with lots of blue showing through. Sharp edges and legends. Frame, lever, hammer, etc. are a soft, smooth light brown patina. Screws on patchbox retain generous amounts of original blue. Walnut stocks are excellent with just a couple of minor dings here and there. Strong, well-defined, sharp lands and grooves. Fine action. With less than 3,500 manufactured, this is an extremely handsome example. DBName Value Accessories Barrel Length 28" Caliber/Bore .52 Rifled Drop at Comb Drop at Heel FFL Status Antique Length of Pull Manufacturer Sharps Rifle Co. Model 1853 Paperwork Serial Number 21740, Name, Value, Accessories, Barrel Length, 28", Caliber/Bore, .52 Rifled, Drop at Comb, Drop at Heel, FFL Status, Antique, Length of Pull, Manufacturer, Sharps Rifle Co. Model, 1853, Paperwork, Serial Number, 21740
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