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#6385395 - 04/08/12 01:50 PM Re: Sharps 45/70 question [Re: Swampman700]
stumpman Offline
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Originally Posted By: Swampman700
Here's my carbine

They called this one the 1874 Deluxe Target Rifle.
The top picture looks like my rifle..... mine says on the barrel, US Sharps rifle co. Meriden Conn. on the side of the barrel it looks like IAB Marcheno Made in Italy. On the top behind the sight it say Sile New york, NY. Any info about this rifle and a serious value is appreciated.

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#6385398 - 04/08/12 01:51 PM Re: Sharps 45/70 question [Re: Dirtfarmer]
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Originally Posted By: Dirtfarmer
Several years ago, I picked up a used Pedersoli .45-70 that Cabelas imported at one time. It's pretty fancy and shoots like a Sharps.

Seriously, the Pedersoli Sharps have wonderful barrels and don't give up much regarding performance and accuracy to their more expensive cousins, the C. Sharps and Shiloh Sharps. I'm sure some will howl at that statement, for sure after spending big bucks on theirs... laugh

The sights are aftermarket, not Pedersoli.

DF





Nice looking rifle!

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#6385452 - 04/08/12 02:15 PM Re: Sharps 45/70 question [Re: stumpman]
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Here's some info on the IAB Sharps. Mine is a Pedersoli.

http://www.gundigest.com/gun-collecting-...-sharps-rifle/4
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#6385511 - 04/08/12 02:38 PM Re: Sharps 45/70 question [Re: Swampman700]
stumpman Offline
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Originally Posted By: Swampman700
Here's some info on the IAB Sharps. Mine is a Pedersoli.

http://www.gundigest.com/gun-collecting-...-sharps-rifle/4
Thank you for the link. Any idea of the value of my gun?

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#6385701 - 04/08/12 03:50 PM Re: Sharps 45/70 question [Re: stumpman]
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I paid $600.00 for mine.
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#6385702 - 04/08/12 03:50 PM Re: Sharps 45/70 question [Re: stumpman]
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Originally Posted By: stumpman
Originally Posted By: Swampman700
Here's some info on the IAB Sharps. Mine is a Pedersoli.

http://www.gundigest.com/gun-collecting-...-sharps-rifle/4
Thank you for the link. Any idea of the value of my gun?


$65
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#6385730 - 04/08/12 04:02 PM Re: Sharps 45/70 question [Re: Swampman700]
stumpman Offline
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Loc: NE, FL
Originally Posted By: Swampman700
I paid $600.00 for mine.
That's exactly what I gave for this one a week ago. My uncle died and his daughters wanted to sell his guns to raise some money so I offered them 600.00 for it. Guess it was an ok deal not a great deal or a bad one then.

Thanks for the info....

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#6385731 - 04/08/12 04:02 PM Re: Sharps 45/70 question [Re: maarty]
stumpman Offline
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Loc: NE, FL
Originally Posted By: maarty
Originally Posted By: stumpman
Originally Posted By: Swampman700
Here's some info on the IAB Sharps. Mine is a Pedersoli.

http://www.gundigest.com/gun-collecting-...-sharps-rifle/4
Thank you for the link. Any idea of the value of my gun?


$65
Marty add a zero to the end and it's on the way to your FFL. LOL

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#6385741 - 04/08/12 04:05 PM Re: Sharps 45/70 question [Re: stumpman]
Swampman700 Offline
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If it's in good shape, it would probably bring that. I love mine.
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