Sharps Model 1C Pepperbox Pistol (AH6484)
This Sharps model 1C has the fluted standing breech, round grip to frame juncture, and barrel release on the bottom of the forward frame. The four 2.5" round 22 Short rimfire barrels have fair bores with pitting. They have a light brown patina with pitting on the right side. The frame has lost its silver finish and is a smooth brass. The Sharps markings on both sides can be seen but are worn. The serial number of the frame, 21200, matches the barrel number. The walnut grips are very good with some original finish and a small chip at the bottom right. The action functions correctly. This is a example of the Sharps model 1C is perfect for the starting collector.