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    tipping and lawden Sharps Patent Rifle Single Shot .400 Rifles
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    tipping and lawden Sharps Patent Rifle Single Shot .400 Rifles

    RiflesSingle ShotUsed£ 495
    BARGAIN !! You haven't got one of these ... Very , very, rare .41 rook rifle using Christian Sharps' 1849 patent for a sliding breech rifle . Tipping and Lawden had rights to this patent and made thousands of their four barrel derringers using this slide forward design , locking with a button under the action .They made a few rifles using the patent . A very early self contained metallic cartridge rifle , using Smith and Wessons' heeled bullet rimfire cartridge . I have only been able to trace four of these , one being a relic . All were in the 200 to 300 serial number range . In as found, uncleaned condition , being complete and working well . I have only ever seen one for sale (at $3600 ) , in the States . Of interest to Sharps collectors and , I think , very cheap at £495 . Gunstars' messages often don't work - I am at - Click to contact - .Thanks for looking !...Read full description
    CategoryRifles
    SubcategorySingle Shot
    ConditionUsed
    Price£ 495
    Sale typePrivate
    Calibre.400
    ModelSharps Patent Rifle
    Manufactured Yearc1865
    Antiqueyes
    CertificateNo Licence
    OrientationRight Handed
    Gun StatusActivated
    Recommended UsageCollection item
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