RARE US Civil War Sharps Saddle Ring Carbine

RARE US Civil War Sharps Saddle Ring Carbine

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A fabulous condition and very rare US Civil War, Sharps "Saddle Ring" carbine, New Model 1863. This example is one of an estimated 60,000 produced during the US Civil War between 1863 to 1865. Serial numbers ran from 71235 to 99999 and then from C1 to C49528. This example is serial number C21833. It has the correct patent and inspectors markings on the receiver and wood work. During the US Civill War this model was very popular with the cavalry of both the Union and Confederate armies being used in many of the most famous battles and skirmishes of the conflict.

Originally chambered .52 calibre, beginning in 1867 31,000 were converted to the then new 50-70 calibre and continued in military service. This antique and historic US carbine can be owned live without any form of license. It has a full working action. The bore is in great condition.

It is not deactivated in any way and is being sold as a collectors piece only.

To order Call 01547 529093 or 05603 416575 or email sales@deactivated-guns.co.uk.

Product Code: 1SHB8