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Cody Firearms Museum

Makers
American 350 Sharps Rifle Co., Hartford, CT 2
Descriptions
stock 186 lever action 17 three band fastened. military style 3 round 182 walnut 486 sights 95 open. military style. trigger 354 plain 345 falling block 5 barrel 187
Names
rifle 498 military 6 firearm 4093
Date:
ca. 1874
Dimensions:
L: 47 in, Barrel length: 30.25 in, H: 8.25 in
Credit Line:
Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection
Gloss:
This is a Sharps, Model 1874, military rifle. It was probably manufactured about 1874; approximately 1,700 were produced.
Inscription:
BARREL: SHARPS RIFLE COMPANY, HARTFORD, CONN. RECEIVER: SHARPS RIFLE COMPANY, HARTFORD, CONN. C. SHARPS PATENT SEPTEMBER 12, 1848.
Model:
Sharps Model 1874
Caliber/Gauge:
.44 caliber
Serial Number:
58820
Accession Number:
1988.8.880

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.

Virtual Exhibits

June 2014 - New Items
June 2014 - New Items - Curated by Seth Johnson

Sharps Firearms
Sharps Firearms - Curated by Rebecca Hoback


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