A very rare and scarce antique American Springfield Altered Sharps Model 1870 second type Military Trials Rifle in 50/70 caliber. Only 300 made. In very good condition.


SN 26. Receiver is early Model 1874 style without provision for pellet priming system. Receiver has Sharps Patent markings on left side. Stock with “ESA” (Erskine S. Allin) cartouche. According to Flayderman’s Guide to Antique American Firearms only about 300 of these rare rifles were produced at Springfield Armory.  

See also James D. Julia Outstanding firearms auction October 6, 2010 lotnr. 2404

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