Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Sharps Falling Block Single Shot Rifle.

    Serial no. 155419, .40 caliber, 30-inch octagonal and round barrel with fixed front sight and folding rear ladder sight. Blued and case-hardened finish. Top of barrel marked: SHARPS RIFLE CO. HARTFORD, CONN. Left side of frame marked: SHARPS RIFLE CO. / PAT. APRIL 6, 1869. Dual triggers. Smooth walnut straight stock and fore-end. Metal carbine buttplate.

    Condition: Very good. Retaining approximately 10-20% of a thinning finish, the balance a smooth grey patina with scattered signs of age, handling wear and patches of pitting. Noticeable scuffs, dings and bruising present to wood. Action crisp. Bright bore.


    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    June, 2019
    9th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 497

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $300,000 (minimum $49), plus 20% of any amount between $300,000 and $3,000,000, plus 12.5% of any amount over $3,000,000 per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 26 days left to consign to the 2020 February 22 - 23 Americana & Political Signature Auction - Dallas!

    Learn about consigning with us

    Heritage has gone above and beyond my expectations in handling all of my transactions in a thoroughly professional manner. I would not hesitate to recommend them to anyone worldwide for the exemplary auction and valuation services they provide.
    Richard H.,
    Corsicana, TX
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    The Collection of James Kwis Leonard Internet Rare Books Auction
    The Collection of James Kwis Leonard Internet Rare Books Auction
    REALIZED SO FAR $300,884