SHARPS MODEL 1853 SPORTING RIFLE
Guns International #: 101104843 Seller's Inventory #: MR411
Category: Sharps Rifles - Antique - Antique Rifles - Single Shot
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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: 1008
Total Number of Listings: 24865
Seller: FFL Dealer
Return Policy: 3 day inspection and return policy on used guns.
Payment Types Accepted: Money orders, cashier or personal checks
46 Caliber. 11,XXX serial number range. 26 inch octagon barrel. Only approximately 1,100 1853 sporting rifles were made in this configuration. Overall gun is in exc cond with a considerable amount of orig blue remaining on the barrel starting to turn a plummish brown coloration. Receiver has turned mostly dark but still has traces of case colors remaining. Exc bore. Original sights. Original wood has a few minor dings but retains most of its original varnish. Complete with iron patchbox, a pewter forend cap and double set triggers. All matching numbers. Exc and all orig throughout.
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. Just recently we mailed the 128th edition of our privately-published catalog. We have hundreds of additional guns in every price range at our home online. Search for Merz Antiques in google.
Price: $ 8,500.