Lot 48    

Springfield Altered Sharps Model 1870 Type II Rifle,
2009, Spring Firearms Sale, April 29th
.50-70 caliber, 32.5" barrel, serial number 139. 1870 rear rifle sight. Burnished white barrel, bands and buttplate. Case colored frame, breechblock, lever, trigger plate and lever catch. Walnut buttstock and fore end with two barrel bands.

Only 300 of these Type II rifles were produced by Springfield in 1871. The most prominent feature of these rifles is their using the 1874 action instead of that used in Civil War weapons.



Provenance:  
Estate of Art Bedner


Condition:  
Metal surfaces retain ca 95% original case colors. The barrel, bands and buttplate are burnished bright. Buttstock and fore end have some crating dings with a mint cartouche and firing proof. On a scale of 1 to 10, this rifle is a 9.8.
Sold: $9,200.00
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