Rare Sharps & Hankins 1859 Navy Carbine

Rare Sharps & Hankins 1859 Navy Carbine

$2,499.99

Up for grabs is a Rare Sharps & Hankins 1859 Navy Carbine rifle in .52 Cal. Serial number- 2387. Please refer to the pictures to see the cracks in the stock. Sharps & Hankins 1859 single-shot, breech-loading Navy rifle. This Sharps and Hankins .52 caliber rimfire rifle, patented in 1859 was used by the Navy. When the trigger guard is pulled down the barrel moves forward in the frame to open the chamber for loading. This was one of the first breechloaders to use self-contained metal cartridges. An interesting piece of Naval firearms history that is seldom seen.

The barrel is 24" long and the bore is in great condition!

Serial Number: 2387

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