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Cody Firearms Museum

Makers
C. Sharps Rifle Mfg. Co., Hartford, CT, U.S.A. 4
Descriptions
steel 2355 wood 4438
Names
firearm 4093
Use
rifle 1140
Date:
1871-1881
Dimensions:
L: 47 in, Barrel length: 30 in, H: 8 in, weight: 164 oz
Credit Line:
Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection
Inscription:
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
Remarks:
front sight missing; octagon barrel; tang sight
Model:
Sharps Model 1874 Sporting Rifle
Caliber/Gauge:
40-70 Sharps (necked)
Serial Number:
54569
Accession Number:
1988.8.1467

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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Sharps Firearms
Sharps Firearms - Curated by Rebecca Hoback


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