Sharps & Hankins 1862 Navy Carbine
- Licensing Category: Antique
- Maker: Sharps
- Model: Carbine
- Caliber/Gauge: .52 Cal
SN 12436 is a Model 1862 Sharps & Hankins Navy Carbine. This example shows 95% of its original leather barrel cover in place. The 24" barrel shows a strong bore with overall light corrosion and a very strong rifling. The frame shows turned silver case color with clear sharp markings. All component parts of this carbine remain in place with matching serial numbered barrel and action. The wood is sound without breaks or cracks and shows original finish. The carbine is a better than average example of a Navy carbine which is one of the 6686 purchased for the U.S. Navy.