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Cody Firearms Museum

Makers
Sharps & Hankins, Philadelphia, PA 2 American 350
Descriptions
plain 345 walnut 486 drop block 2 metal 3340 trigger 354
Names
firearm 4093
Subjects
American 37 Civil War 17
Use
carbine 145
Date:
ca. 1864
Dimensions:
L: 38.5 in, Barrel length: 24.5 in, H: 7.25 in
Credit Line:
Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection
Gloss:
The Sharps and Hankins Model 1862 single shot, breech-loading, Navy carbine was manufactured 1862-1867; approximately 13,000 were produced. About 6,600 were delivered to the Navy Department for use during the Civil War.
Inscription:
RIGHT FRAME: SHARPS/&/HANKINS/PHILADA. LEFT FRAME: SHARPS/PATENT/1859.
Model:
Sharps Model 1862
Caliber/Gauge:
.52
Serial Number:
8189
Accession Number:
1988.8.884

As of 06-14-2017 this object is on display in the Cody Firearms Museum.
If you are making a special trip, please double-check before visiting.

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