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Cody Firearms Museum

Makers
Sharps Rifle Co., Bridgeport, CT 4
Descriptions
breechloading single shot 30
Names
rifle 498 firearm 4093
Date:
1869-1874
Dimensions:
L: 47 in, Barrel length: 30 in, H: 8.875 in, weight: 208 oz
Credit Line:
Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection
Inscription:
T of barrel: Old Reliable SHARPS RIFLE CO. BRIDGEPORT, CONN. FREUND & BRO CAL.45 [above U tang:] 160709 [R side of barrel:] 2 7/8 [L side, forward of stock:] SHARPS RIFLE CO/ PAT APR 61869
Remarks:
There is no written record for this object.
Model:
Sharps Model 1874
Serial Number:
160709
Accession Number:
1988.8.1307

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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