MR1496 SHARPS NEW MODEL 1863 PERCUSSION CARBINE; .52 Caliber 22 inch six-groove barrel with near good bore showing scattered moderate pitting with strong rifling throughout. The metal surfaces have been cleaned and are turning a mottled gray patina. The replacement barrel band shows bold case-hardened colors and the replacement barrel band retainer and forearm screw appear bright fire blue. The walnut buttstock and forearm are in about good condition with the buttstock having been cleaned long ago and showing some dings and abrasions. The forearm is solid with a fair amount of oil finish. The action locks up tight and the hammer lock and trigger fully functional. Some of the pellet primer parts are missing as is the rear sight slider.
ANTIQUE $ 2,150.