Patent Model, Sharps Breechloading Falling Block Percussion Rifle

Patent Model, Sharps Breechloading Falling Block Percussion Rifle

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Object Name
carbine
carbine, percussion
patent model
Other Terms
carbine; Firearms; Percussion Fire;.54 In; Smooth Bore; 14; Sa
date made
1848
patentee
Sharps, Christian
maker
Sharps, Christian
place made
United States
Measurements
overall: 48 7/8 in x 2 1/4 in; 124.1425 cm x 5.715 cm
ID Number
AF.251117
catalog number
251117
accession number
48865
patent number
5763
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Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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