SHARPS MODEL 1851 FACTORY ENGRAVED BOXLOCK CARBINE
Guns International #: 101446939 Seller's Inventory #: MERZ2
Category: Sharps Rifles - Antique - Antique Rifles - Percussion
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Seller: LeRoy Merz Antique Guns
Company: Merz Antique Guns
Member Since: 10/27/09
First Name: LeRoy
Last Name: Merz
Country: United States
Phone: (218) 739-3255
Fax: (218) 739-4599
Number of Active Listings: 923
Total Number of Listings: 30995
Seller: FFL Dealer
Return Policy: 3 day inspection and return policy on used guns.
Payment Types Accepted: Money orders, cashier or personal checks
This is probably one of the finest ones in existence. Engraving is sharp. This gun is out of Frank Sellers collection and pictured in his book. I have had it in my personal collection for the past 25 years. Barrels are a clean plum/brown color. Very good bore in Caliber 52. The brass patch box is engraved as well. This seems to have more engraving coverage than what you usually encounter on these carbines. Wood has a few light handling mars. It has the Maynard Tape Primer system still in play. This is a great original gun that would be hard to improve upon.
Leroy Merz Antique Firearms specializes in antique and vintage Winchesters and other fine American firearms. Since 1965 Mr. Merz has taken part in the world of firearms and has been a contributor to many well known reference books. We have hundreds of additional guns in every price range at our home online. Search for Merz Antiques in google.
Price: $ 27,500.