August 14, 2019 10:00 AM EDT Cincinnati


Sharps New Model 1859 Military Rifle

.54 caliber, 30" barrel, S/N 38587.  Blued finish with military stock. Blade front sight with flip rear sight. Three barrel bands with iron patchbox. Left side of frame marked with two-line 1848 patent date markings with right side of frame showing two-line 1852 patent dates. Comb fitted with brass shield engraved "WAW."


Fair to good. Overall dark even patination with some wear to markings.  Missing sling swivels.  Stock shows some handling marks and blemishes but is free of serious cracks, splits, and other major damage.  Mechanically functional. Bore is very poor; fouling and pitting with obscured rifling due to grime. 

Estimate: $800 - $1,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium

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