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Original Sharps .50 Caliber

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Original Sharps .50 Caliber  Guns > Rifles > Sharps Rifles - Pre-1899
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Condition: Used - See Item Description
Item #: 946280547
Caliber: .50 (other)
Location: AK
Seller Stock #: D4436

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Name: Great Northern Guns
Seller Since: Dec. 2005
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This rifle started life as a Sharps model 1865 Military Rifle with serial number 159697, it still shows the civil war inspectors cartouches, it may have been one of many that were converted to .50-70 about 1870 and used until the Trapdoor Springfield .45-70 Carbines were ready. At some later date a real Bridgeport Connecticut 1874 Sharps barrel serial numbered C,52448 that had been re-bored from .44 caliber to .50 caliber was fitted to it and chambered for .50-120 3 ¼” cases. The .50 caliber barrel has eight groove rifling and an excellent bore. The forend appears to be a modern replacement made in the original style.

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Trades Accepted: Long distance trades are not practical.

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