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    Sharps Model 1874 "Old Reliable" Breechloading Sporting Rifle. Serial no. 160037, .45 caliber, 30-inch octagonal barrel with dovetailed copper "house top" front sight and ladder-type rear sight. Top flat marked: Old Reliable. Blued finish now fading to plum brown. Case-hardened frame and lever. Drop-block lever action. Double set-triggers. Upper tang tapped for a Vernier flip-up rear sight. Walnut stock and fore-end. Shotgun style butt with checkered steel buttplate. Condition: Very good. Barrel retaining 70-80% faded finish, now a plum brown with scattered wear, some spotting and minor marks. Frame mechanically cleaned and showing surface spotting and wear. Wood with wear and scattered dents and bruises. Action crisp. Bore with moderate wear and bright.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2012
    9th Sunday
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