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    Sharps U.S. Conversion New Model 1859 Breechloading Saddle Ring Carbine. Serial no. 45697, .50-70 caliber, 22-inch blued barrel with pedestal front sight and ladder type rear sight. Case-hardened breechblock and frame. Saddle ring and saddle ring bar. Seven small notches carved in left side of stock, above trigger. Walnut stock and fore-end. Manufactured in 1862 and converted in 1867-68. Condition: Excellent as converted to cartridge version. The barrel retaining approximately 80-85% finish fading to plum brown with action retaining strong traces of faded and silvered case-hardening. Wood excellent with light wear and marks. Action tight and crisp. A fine example of this model carbine.



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