Sharps M-1863 Cartridge Conversion Rifle

Excellent Original 50/70 Altered Sharps Military Rifle

Year Made: C.1867
Maker: Sharps Rifle Mfg Co
Model: 1863
Size: 50/70
Grade: Excellent
Manufactured: Hartford,CT


Item ID 23997 Categories , ,

Sharps Rifle Cartridge Conversion, # C. 34xxx, overall 47″. Only around 1086 of these Rifles were altered. Rifle remains in excellent condition. All markings are present. Bore and actions are excellent. Barrel retains around 98% blue. Overall rifle retains around 70% case colors. Stocks are excellent with some very minor dings and handling marks and very nice cartouches. There is a very small chip just behind lock that has been filled at some point. A beautiful high condition example of this scarce Sharps Rifle.