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1988.8.3251
C. Sharps Rifle Mfg. Co., Ha...
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1988.8.3251 | 1859-1874 | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | Sharps Model 1A Four Shot Pepperbox Derringer | .22 cal | 44566 | 1988.8.3251v1.jpg | 1988.8.3251v2.jpg | firearm | pistol | C. Sharps Rifle Mfg. Co., Hartford, CT, U.S.A.

1988.8.1467
C. Sharps Rifle Mfg. Co., Ha...
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1988.8.1467 | 1871-1881 | L: 47 in, Barrel length: 30 in, H: 8 in, weight: 164 oz | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | top of barrel: W.R.A. Co SHARPS RIFLE CO. HARTFORD, CONN .40-70 CALIBRE 40 [left side of receiver:] SHARP'S RIFLE CO./PAT. APR. 6, 1869 [left side of stock:] 54569 [bottom of receiver:] 93 [rear sight:] R.S. LAWRENCE/PATENTED FEB. 15TH 1859 | front sight missing; octagon barrel; tang sight | Sharps Model 1874 Sporting Rifle | 40-70 Sharps (necked) | 54569 | 1988.8.1467v1.jpg | 1988.8.1467v2.jpg | firearm | steel | wood | rifle | C. Sharps Rifle Mfg. Co., Hartford, CT, U.S.A.

1988.8.1465
C. Sharps Rifle Mfg. Co., Ha...
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1988.8.1465 | 1871-1881 | L: 47 in, Barrel length: 30 in, H: 8 in, weight: 162 oz | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | This Sharps Model 1874 is possibly a "Mid-Range No. 3" rifle. Of this type, only four were made. the following is a quote from the original Sharps Company sales records: "Serial Number C54699, Model 1874 Sporting Rifle. Sold to Winchester Repeating Arms Co. August 12, 1875." Production of the Sharps Model 1874 was actually started around 1871. The year designation was not applied until about 1876. | top of barrel: W.R.A. Co SHARPS RIFLE CO. HARTFORD, CONN .40-50 CALIBRE 40 [left side of receiver:] SHARP'S RIFLE CO./PAT. APR. 6, 1869 [left side of stock:] 154699 [bottom of receiver:] 204 [rear sight:] R.S. LAWRENCE/PATENTED/FEB. 15TH 1869 | Front sight missing, front screw for tang sight missing. Tang sight; octagon barrel. | Sharps Model 1874 Sporting Rifle | .40-50 Sharps (necked) | 154699 | 1988.8.1465v1.jpg | 1988.8.1465v2.jpg | firearm | steel | walnut | german silver | rifle | C. Sharps Rifle Mfg. Co., Hartford, CT, U.S.A.

1988.8.1466
C. Sharps Rifle Mfg. Co., Ha...
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1988.8.1466 | 1871-1881 | L: 47 in, Barrel length: 30 in, H: 8 in, weight: 134 oz | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | top of barrel: W.R.A. Co SHARPS RIFLE CO. HARTFORD, CONN .44-60 CALIBRE 40 [left side of receiver:] SHARP'S RIFLE CO./PAT. APR. 6, 1869 [upper tang:] 155238 [bottom of receiver:] 608 [rear sight:] R.S. LAWRENCE/PATENTED/FEB. 15TH 1859 | Sharps Model 1874 Sporting Rifle | 44-60 Sharps (necked) | 1988.8.1466v2.jpg | 1988.8.1466v1.jpg | breech loading | firearm | rifle | lever action | self-contained metallic cartridge | single shot | steel | wood | C. Sharps Rifle Mfg. Co., Hartford, CT, U.S.A.