1874 Sharps Sporting Rifle - Hartford Style Pewter Tip, .45-70 caliber, 32" barrel with 1 in 18"/6 grooves, 49” overall length, Double Set Triggers imported by Taylor’s and manufactured by Armi Sport of Italy with original box and papers featuring:
•Hand oil-finished American walnut
•Tumbler has fly so the trigger can be sensitized to release softly
•Receiver, breechblock, breechblock flange and trigger plate all machined from a solid piece of steel
•Lock plate and trigger guard are contoured to the stock
•One-piece tang is predrilled with 2-1/4" center to center holes for Creedmoor Sight placement
Barrel is drilled and tapped for Malcolm vernier style scope mounts. The scope and mounts that were offered for sale with this rifle before are now listed separately see listing #999047342. In addition the fringed leather case and sling in the photo are both included.
This rifle is capable of 2” groups with 405 grain lead cast hand loads at 100 yards and that’s with my old nearsighted and farsighted eyes I’m sure others could do better. The only thing wrong with this rifle is a small blemish near the front sight I can send a photo for inspection.
Payment: USPS Money Order only.
Shipping: Upon receipt of your USPS Money order and after funds clear I will ship from my FFL to your FFL. The rifle will ship in the original box buyer pays for UPS ground shipping and insurance to his FFL location the price for shipping will have to be determined at time of sale. No international shipments.
Check if you can legally own this firearm in the State, Municipality or location where you live or reside prior to purchasing as sales are final and there will be no refunds.
Consider trades for 1911 Colt, replica's of 1873 Winchester or Spencer carbine, Scohfield pistol.