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    Indian Tacked Sharps New Model Carbine with Letter from a Flathead Indian.
    Serial no. C12155 [upper tang], .50 caliber, 22-inch barrel with fixed front sight and rear folding ladder sight. Blued and case-hardened finish. Smooth walnut straight stock and fore-end. Metal carbine butt. Various decorative brass tacks. Sold along with typed letter signed reading: TO WHOM IT MAY CAONCERN: I purchased on old Indian tacked Sharps Carbine Serial No. C12155 from Harvey Graves who is a Flathead Indian. He said that the gun was in an old shed for years out behind their house on the Flathead Reservation. Signed and dated 3-4-1978.

    Condition: Good. Finish primarily a smooth grey patina with scattered signs of handling wear, age and patches of pitting. Noticeable bruises, scuffs and dings present to wood. Crack to right side of fore-end. Some tacks are absent, three loose ones are included with the lot. Action functions. Moderately pitted bore.


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    June
    1st Tuesday
    Auction Dates
    June
    19th Saturday
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    45 Days
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