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Cody Firearms Museum

Makers
Sharps Rifle Manufacturing Co., Hartford, CT 14
Names
firearm 4093
Use
rifle 1140
Date:
1854-1859
Dimensions:
L: 42 in, Barrel length: 26 in, H: 8 in
Credit Line:
Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection
Inscription:
yes, but not listed
Remarks:
according to the information on the 1987 Christie's appraisal this rifle is documented property of George A. Custer- hmk. No dates listed.
Model:
Sharps Model 1853 Sporting Rifle
Caliber/Gauge:
.44 caliber percussion / cartridge
Serial Number:
21130
Accession Number:
1988.8.743

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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