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Item ID #1772

Sharps 1853 AKA Model 1857. This slant breech cavalry carbine comes with a single line 1857 Lawrence rear sight and saddle ring bar. It is correct for this carbine. Bore in the 21 1/2" barrel is shows much use. You can see the lands and grooves and some pitting. It will rate a four on a one to ten scale. Wood to metal fit is good. There is damage to the wood at the top and bottom of the butt plate. There is nice scabbard wear on the stock. Lever latch is missing. Action works perfectly. It is a little lose. Markings are complete and original. Numbers match. Not a lot of these around. This slant breech carbine will make a nice addition to your collection. It has been there.
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