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* Sharps Arms Co. 1874 Sporting Rifle

.50-90 (.50 2.5" Sharps Straight). 30" heavy octagonal barrel. SN: NSN. Blued and color casehardened finish, smooth walnut stock with shotgun butt and smooth forend with German silver forend cap. Combination buckhorn and ladder rear sight, German silver dovetailed front sight blade, Vernier tang sight, smooth steel shotgun butt. Produced by Sharps Arms Company of Big Timber Montana.

Provenance:The Collection of Larry Ness

Condition:

Very fine. Retains most of the blue and vivid case colors with clear markings. Action crisp and mechanically fine. Bore fine and bright. Wood with some scattered light handling marks and minor marks.

Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$2,160
06/08/2022

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