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Sharps-Borchardt “Old Reliable” Rifle in .45-70

An exceptionally fine Sharps-Borchardt rifle in a modified military style, with a fine checkered pistol grip, in .45-70 caliber. It is full-stocked, with a steel cleaning rod under the barrel. The breech is stamped, “Borchardt Patent Sharps Rifle Co. Bridgeport Conn. U.S.A.” The barrel has “Old Reliable,” and “Sharps Rifle Co. Bridgeport. Conn.” The gun retains most of its original blue and case hardening. Dimensions: 48.5 inches long with a 30 inch barrel. Processing and shipping within the continental U.S. $65.00 plus 1.5% replacement cost insurance. 

 

 

Condition:

About excellent. There are a few minor scratches to the blue finish. The bore is excellent. The stock is excellent with particularly nice rifling. Witherell's strives to provide as much information and photographs as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Condition statements are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Witherell's. All lots are sold "AS IS" under terms and conditions. Please be advised we do not provide porters nor packing materials for pick ups. We do not accept credit cards. 

 

 

 

Estimate: $2,500 - $5,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$1,890
09/21/2021
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Witherell's strives to provide as much information and photographs as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Condition statements are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Witherell's. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms and Conditions. Methods of payment are cash, check, money orders, or wire transfer for foreign payments. Please note we do not accept credit cards. This auction has a buyer's premium of 21% when bidding through witherells.com.