How much is a Sharps rifle worth today?

How much is a Sharps rifle worth today?

What is a SHARPS rifle Worth? A SHARPS rifle is currently worth an average price of $478.41 new and $226.62 used .

Why are Sharps rifles so expensive?

The other reason for the higher prices is that most of the Sharps rifles are imported, and our devalued dollar has really run up the prices on the imports. And that is what made me mad about the Shiloh rifle-because they automatically raised their price also.

How much is a 1874 Sharps rifle?

1874 Sharps Rifle

Item Number Model MSRP
71005 Buffalo Hunter $3,079 More

How far can a Sharps rifle shoot?

Sharps rifle
Muzzle velocity 1,200 ft/s (370 m/s)
Effective firing range 1,000 yd (910 m)
Maximum firing range 3,000 yd (2,700 m)
Feed system Breech-loading

Who makes Sharps rifles now?

Now this famed rifle is manufactured in Big Timber, Montana by Shiloh Rifle Manufacturing Company. All parts are made in their own factory under the strictest of quality control. So close to the original 1870s Sharps are the Shiloh rifles that parts will usually interchange with the originals.

Is there a Quigley Down Under 2?

Quigley Down Under [Region 2]

Can you buy an elephant gun?

You can pick up the Nitro Express ammo that powers the Elephant Rifle at any good Gunsmith or failing that, you can buy it from the Naturalist update’s moustache-twirling trapper, Gus MacMillan. Look for the symbol of a paw with a dollar inside of it on your world map to get a restock.

What caliber is an elephant gun?

84 caliber
The gun is an elephant rifle or more specifically a double barrel 84 caliber muzzleloader that shoots a 1600 gain bullet. The tree was hollow but other than that, what you see is what you get.

Are Sharps rifles still made?

Today, Sharps is still there. The original Connecticut based Sharps Rifle Company may have ceased production and closed it’s factory in 1880, but the rifle continues to be built in the same tradition of rugged excellence and accuracy as the originals.

What caliber was the Sharps carbine?

.52 caliber
United States Sharps M1853 carbine, . 52 caliber, hammer missing.

What is the serial number of a Sharps 50 caliber rifle?

At some later date a real Bridgeport Connecticut 1874 Sharps barrel serial numbered C,52448 that had been re-bored from .44 caliber to .50 caliber was fitted to it and chambered for .50-120 3 ¼” cases. The .50 caliber barrel has eight groove rifling and an excellent bore.

What kind of ammunition did Sharps rifles use?

Many versions of all three arms were later converted for use with .50-70 and .52-70 caliber metallic cartridge ammunition in the years following the Civil War. The New Model 1869 Carbine and Rifle, available in .44-77, .50-70, and .60 calibers, were the first Sharps arms designed for use with metallic cartridges.

What was the purpose of the Sharps 50-70 carbine?

The .50-70 carbine delivered “musket power” in a compact, cavalry arm. The Ordnance Department was looking for a carbine design to deliver “musket power” in a compact package. Fortunately, one of the outstanding qualities of the Sharps action design was its ability to handle powerful cartridges.

How long has C Sharps arms been in business?

C. Sharps Arms Co., Inc. has been in the Sharps rifle business for over 35 years and more importantly has been in the business of producing some of the finest quality firearms available worldwide in that same time period. We are American owned and operated, and have been since our inception in in 1975.