The Sharps Model 1877 shared in the popularity of its predecessor. These deluxe-grade heavy-barreled .45 caliber rifles were designed specifically for Creedmoor and other long-range target shooters. Only 100 of these were produced, and they are as sought-after today by collectors as they were by competitors at the time of their introduction. The shotgun that is shown with the Sharps 1877 is a George Daw round body back action underlever gun that was made in 1868. You can see in the 2 photos, how similar the locks and sideplates are... Originally Posted by deflave

the following new, in the box, shiloh rifles are in stock now: for photos you can go to the guns international website and view these rifles in the "sharps rifles-replica" category. 1) finally, my second 1877 ordered "for stock" has arrived!!! this rifle was ordered in december of 2013! Bell telephones leased for $35 a year in 1877 in New Haven and Middlesex counties. In 1878, the District Telephone Co. charged $18 per year; by 1879, their rates increased from $18 to $22. From 1878-1882, a public telephone, or pay station, was available at Bridgeport - the rate was 15 cents a call. This is believed to be the only Freund Sharps rifle with both Wyoming Armory and Durango, Colorado, markings. The accompanying factory letter (copy) based on the serial number on the bottom of the barrel lists this rifle with a 30 inch full octagon barrel in .45 2 7/8 caliber and double set triggers when invoiced December 8, 1877, to Sharp's largest dealer, Schuyler, Hartley and Graham of New ... 1877 shiloh sharps 45-90. Thread starter craigos; Start date Oct 16, 2018; Forums. Sniper's Hide Vintage Sniper Rifles craigos craigos from Scout 2015. Belligerents ... The .45-110 Sharps also known as the .45 2 7/8" Sharps Straight was the longest factory case loaded by the Sharps Rifle Company. Up until January of 1877 this case was loaded with 90 grains of black powder and a 500-grain paper-patched slug. Thereafter it was loaded with 100 grains of black powder and the same 500 grain projectile. Feb 18, 2018 · I just brought home the center Sharps in this family portrait this evening. It's a C. Sharps Sporting rifle with a 34" octagon barrel. Pristine and never been fired. Chambered in 50-140 Sharps. I didn't really want this calliber, but I got it for a song and I can always rebarrel it. The Quigley on top is a 45-70 made by Pedersoli. Jul 11, 2017 · A Sharps rifle is a very simple weapon to operate. The triggerguard doubles as a lever to drop the breechblock. Simply pull the lever to the front and the massive action block lowers to expose the ... Custom Model 1877 Standard Long Range Target Rifle Available with 30" tapered octagon baree, single trigger, drilled and tapped for optional 1877 tang sights. Letter, Fred. Law Olmsted to My Dear Sir [James Abbott] Authors: Olmsted, Frederick Law Date: October 4, 1855 Frederick Law Olmstead, a New York free state fundraiser and landscape architect, wrote to James Abbott, informing him of his recent trouble securing contributions enough to purchase substantial weapons. Shiloh Sharps Model 1874 Sporter #1 45/70 Govt $ 3,879.00 New Shiloh Rifle Sharps Model 1874 Sporter #1 45/70 Govt falling block single shot custom rifle. 30″ polished heavy half octagon barrel, AA finish Extra fancy walnut stock with cheek piece and inlaid pewter forend tip, accent line, custom forend bedding and traditional steel buttplate. 1874 Springfield Sharps : 1871 : 1871 .50-70 : 300 made at Springfield with standard Springfield butt and a two band musket forearm with ramrod : 1874 Carbine : 1872 : 1878 : 398 made at Bridgeport 58 made at Hartford : 1874 Rifle : 1879 : 1882 .40, .45 : 700 made at Bridgeport : 1877 Long-Range : 1877 : 1879 .45 : 160000 : 161000 : proposed in ... sharps model 1877 - no. 1 long range rifle 160200. sharps model 1877 - no. 1 long range rifle 160200 sharps-borchardt. sku: ... Letter, Fred. Law Olmsted to My Dear Sir [James Abbott] Authors: Olmsted, Frederick Law Date: October 4, 1855 Frederick Law Olmstead, a New York free state fundraiser and landscape architect, wrote to James Abbott, informing him of his recent trouble securing contributions enough to purchase substantial weapons. Axtel Rifle Company Model 1877 Sharps style target rifle, .45 2-1/10” cal., 34” round barrel, blue and case hardened finish, deluxe checkered wood stock, #058. Pack hardend and engraved 1874 Sharps Rifle 1874/1877 sharps transition rifle Custom engraving on accessories. Custom made accessories Two position safety installed on a Siamese Mauser bolt shroud, and receiver & shroud pack hardened Engraved pack hardened lock on an Alex Henry Rifle Custom made 1878 Sharps action. with ivory side plates. ANOTHER MODEL 1877 HAS ARRIVED! Model 1877 #1 .45-70, 30” heavy tapered round barrel with Rigby Rib Guns International #: 101512610 Seller's Inventory #: Category: Sharps Rifles - Replica - Single Shot Rifles - American Seller's Information When emailing or calling sellers direct, please mention that you saw their listing on GunsInternational.com A brief overview of the rifle and some 650 yard dinger ringing. 1877 Sharps. Post by eighteen74 » Sun Jul 15, 2007 3:02 am Brent, John Mitchell of "Classic Rifle Company" in Bend Oregon makes an 1877 Sharps. Axtel Rifle Company Model 1877 Sharps style target rifle, .45 2-1/10” cal., 34” round barrel, blue and case hardened finish, deluxe checkered wood stock, #058. Another famous lightweight Sharps rifle is the 1877, also produced by Pedersoli, which is characterised by a lightweight action combined with a new firelock and a long barrel to improve precision on long-range shots. Advertisement, C. Sharps' Patent Breech-Loading and Self-Priming Rifle, Carbine, Shot Gun, and Pistol, Manufactured and sold by Sharps' Rifle Manufacturing Company, at Hartford, Connecticut Authors: Sharps' Rifle Manufacturing Company Date: Circa 1855 This advertisement explained how the rifle was loaded and primed. Some 22,000 rifles were made in all models from 1877 till Sharps Rifle Co. closed down in 1881. The vast majority of these were military rifles. This is a fine example of a totally original Sharps Borchardt Old Reliable Model 1878 Breechloading Military Rifle with the original rare cleaning rod. Model 1863 .54 Caliber Sharps rifle, sold for $7,887 by Heritage Auctions in June 2007. Model 1874 Sharps Buffalo rifle, sold for $11,000 by Brian Lebel’s Old West Auction in June 2012. Model 1877 Sharps rifle, sold for $19,000 by Rock Island Auction Company in April 2012. EMF Company, Inc. proudly offers the Sharps Business Rifle, manufactured by Davide Pedersoli, one of the finest gun manufacturers in Italy. PEDERSOLI SHARPS BUSINESS RIFLE This basic model of the Sharps rifle has a 32" octagonal barrel offering the long range shooter a lighter weight, yet dependable, precision rifle. 1874 Sharps Sporting Rifle .45-70 32” Octagonal, Pewter, Hartford-Style Forend Tip $1,520.00. 1874 Sharps Down Under Sport .45-70 $2,149.00. Add to Cart. We recently had the chance to test three Sharps that gave us a good feel of the wide capabilities of this gun in its various declinations: the first is the small “Little Betsy”, a slightly scaled down version chambered for the .357 Magnum cartridge; the second is the Overbaugh, in .45-70, with the lightened receiver devised by Sharps sales director and official shooter Charles Overbaugh to ... 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