38. Sharps New Model Carbine With Metallic Cartridge Conversion – Serial # 67533, caliber 50-70, 22 inch round barrel, blue/casehardened finish and walnut stock. Standard Lawrence folding leaf rear sight graduated to 800 yards sights on a three groove barrel with the letter “C” on the left side and an illegible “New Model” marking at the breech. The left side of the receiver is stamped with the two-line Sharps 1848 patent date and the lock is stamped with the two-line Sharps 1852 patent date. The stock has the saddle ring bar with the ring, a patchbox, and script “EF” cartouche and a script “DFC” cartouche.
CONDITION: Fine as partially refinished. The refinished barrel retains some traces of the blue finish (mostly at the breech.) with the balance a mottled brown patina with some minor pitting (mostly concentrated on the underside). The receiver lever and hammer retain half of the case colors with the balance a smooth brown patina with some minor pitting and spotting. The wood is very fine with some minor dings and scratches and a few minor pressure dents. The cartouches are clear and the action mechanically excellent…$2,850.00.