SHARPS CARBINE CONVERSION FOR THE METALLIC CARTRIDGE

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Item Code: 172-4601

Presented here is a Sharps carbine factory-alteration specimen designed to use a centerfire, metallic, self-contained cartridge.

Carbine is in good overall condition with serial number “97515” stamped on receiver tang. Round .52 barrel meas. approx. 22.00 inches long and retains much of its original blue. Front and proper rear sights are present. Bore is clean with good rifling.

Receiver and lockplate are dark with hints of case color. Breechblock operates properly and has a cam firing pin. Lock is pitted around the edges. Both patent stampings are very strong. Action works properly.

Walnut stock is in nice condition. Left side has sling bar and ring with three crisp inspector’s cartouches stamped in the wood beneath it. Right side of butt has a dark iron patchbox. Wood has very few dings and dents and no cracks.

Buttplate and triggerguard are dark to match the rest of the iron on the carbine. Screws show little if any wear.

Slot on toe where sling keeper was mounted has been nicely filled it with wood.

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