A Sharps four barrel pepperbox pistol -Select US Arms Type-

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Lot 3308ANTIQUE
A Sharps four barrel pepperbox pistol
-Select US Arms Type-

Sold for US$ 468 inc. premium
A Sharps four barrel pepperbox pistol
Serial no. 59774. Four steel 2 1/2 inch round .22 caliber rifled barrels with single brass bead sight. One-piece brass frame, barrel slide release, and rimfire action. Action marked C. Sharps/Patent 1859 in a circle around rear left frame screw; opposite side en suite with C. Sharps & Co./Philada. PA. Steel spur trigger and blued hammer with rotating firing pin. Factory Bakelite two-piece grips molded with scrolls and florals.
Condition: Very good to good. Barrels have dark-spotted patina with a few deep dents on the top and light pitting overall. Bores rough, but rifling still visible. Brass highly polished with several minor nicks. Rotating firing pin at end of hammer replaced. Grips excellent with the right grip having a hairline one inch crack and the left grip having some minor chips to the decoration. Action functions.
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