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John Gunderson Antique Militaria
M1878 Sharps-Borchardt 45-70 military rifle - $2450.00

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M1878 Sharps-Borchardt 45-70 military rifle. Serial number 20594. Metal parts are clean and well marked with fine original blue finish on barrel and light patina on other parts. Stocks show average wear and use, may have been lightly cleaned, with a couple edge chips in the forearm and some chipping around the buttplate, also a couple narrow gouges in the left side of the butt and typical handling marks overall. Mechanically good, sold as a collector item only, not warranted safe to shoot.