Lyman 1878 Sharps Rifle

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    Lyman Products is selling a reproduction of the 1877 model Sharps rifle mated with the Lyman tang sight to create a gun they call the 1878 Sharps rifle. This specific tang sight was introduced in 1878, hence the gun’s name. The guns are made to Lyman specifications by Pedersoli.

    These single-shot reproductions are chambered in .45-70 and have a 30″ barrel. The overall length is 47″ and the weight is 9 pounds.

    The rifles have period-styled laser engraving and a polished wood stock. The fore end has a ebony tip and a functional checkering pattern.

    The MSRP on these guns is $2,150.

    Richard Johnson

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