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Sharps carbine rifle with Sharps Pat. Oct. 5th 1852 and R.S. Lawrence Pat. April 12th 1859 marks; image credit on full record.
Sharps carbine rifle with Sharps Pat. Oct. 5th 1852 and R.S. Lawrence Pat. April 12th 1859 marks, opposite side; image credit on full record.
Sharps carbine rifle with Sharps and R.S. Lawrence patent marks, the lock and lockplate; image credit on full record.
Sharps carbine rifle with Sharps and R.S. Lawrence patent marks, the stock; image credit on full record.
Sharps carbine rifle with Sharps and R.S. Lawrence patent marks, the sight; image credit on full record.
Sharps carbine rifle with Sharps and R.S. Lawrence patent marks, the lock; image credit on full record.
Sharps carbine rifle with Sharps and R.S. Lawrence patent marks; image credit on full record.

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Rifle; Sharps, Carbine, RS Lawrence Patent.

Sharps single-shot carbine rifle, circa 1870, s.n. 89226, but lacking many of the customary markings; includes "C. Sharps Pat. Oct. 5th 1852" and "R.S. Lawrence Pat. April 12th 1859" on the lock plate, "R.S. Lawrence Patented Feb 15th 1859" on the sight, and stock stamped "29."

"AW" scratched in the stock, allegedly for Amos Warren, but we can not verify that (there are tags that purport to detail some of this gun's history but we cannot verify any of it). ...[more information available via subscription]

p4A Item D9755488
Category:  firearms & edged weapons    Origin:  New York
Type:  long guns    Year:  1865 - 1875

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