Overall: 30 1/4 in. ( 76.8 cm )
Part (barrel): 11 3/8 in. (28.9 cm)
stamped: left receiver: "C. SHARPS PAT./SEPT. 12TH 1848"
stamped: lockplate: "C. SHARPS' PAT./OCT. 5TH 1852"; also: "R.S. LAWRENCE PAT./APRIL 12TH 1859"
Wood, steel, and iron line-throwing gun; stamped marks on lockplate and receiver; cylindrical projectile.
Gift of George A. Zabriskie
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