SHILOH SHARPS RIFLES FOR SALE 

                                    

  William T. Goodman, P.O. Box 2002, Bozeman, Montana 59771      

  TEL. (406) 587-3131      FAX (406) 219-3415    www.shiloh-ballard.com    EMAIL: montanaraven@hotmail.com

       The following list of Shiloh Sharps includes only rifles that are in stock for immediate delivery or have actually gone "active."  This means they are either in production or are scheduled to be in production in the immediate future. The due dates are based on a production time of approximately 2-3 months from the time the paid orders go "active" (activation means the rifles are on the floor being built at the Shiloh factory).  This is approximate, but usually is within a few weeks (before or after) the estimated due date.  With the exception of additional sights, specs on these rifles cannot be changed.  The prices shown are DELIVERED PRICES. They are based on the current 2016 catalogue price plus Federal Excise Tax (charged by Shiloh on all orders),  shipping crates/packing ($46 charged by Shiloh) and $55 - $70 UPS (standard ground delivery fully insured).  Note: If Shiloh raises prices, my price has to go up the same amount. There are NO ADDITIONAL CHARGES.  Remember, Shiloh is currently in a long backorder situation on these orders.  I can also place a custom order for you- any model, caliber, options, etc., and have it in usually about THREE-FOUR months. Also note, I ship ground UPS fully insured.  Shiloh will only ship 2nd. Day Air UPS which costs about  $65+ on average more than I charge to ship ground. This $50-$70 is a savings to the customer. Generally, a $1,000 deposit is required on all custom orders or to reserve one of my rifles already on order.  Balance due when the rifle is ready for shipment.

 

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                                                        NOTE:  MOST  RIFLES  CAN BE ORDERED  AND CUSTOMIZED TO YOUR EXACT SPECIFICATIONS WITH AN APPROX. DELIVERY DATE OF ABOUT NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2018

 

 

A NOTE OF EXPLANATION CONCERNING MY $200 FEE  I am often asked how I set my fees.  Basically, here is the answer.  If you were to place your own order with Shiloh, you'd put down a $250 deposit on each rifle.  About 18 or more months later you would be notified that full payment is required to begin making your rifle (there would also be an excellent possibility of price increases during this time which you would pay).  From there you'd wait another three months or more for your rifle to be completed.  This is where I come to the rescue! I've already put down tens of thousands of dollars in deposits at Shiloh for a multitude of future rifles.  I am constantly paying for rifles to be built- nicely appointed custom rifles of which most shooters would be delighted to take delivery.  I have fronted this time and money for the customer. So, for my $200 fee,  you'll save nearly 2 years of back order, not encounter any future price increases, not pay the full amount of your rifle until it is completed, and be shooting your rifle while other Shiloh customers are playing the waiting game!

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THE FOLLOWING NEW, IN THE BOX, SHILOH RIFLES ARE IN STOCK NOW:  FOR PHOTOS YOU CAN GO TO THE GUNS INTERNATIONAL WEBSITE AND VIEW THESE RIFLES IN THE "SHARPS RIFLES-REPLICA" CATEGORY.

 

1) No. 1 Sporter, .45-90 (2.4" case), 30" heavy octagon barrel, full buckhorn rear sight, extra-fancy walnut- hand selected for dark color and dense burl with nice grain structure (great wood!), accent line on cheek piece, pewter forend tip, brass escutcheons, steel shotgun butt plate.....$3587.89 (#10293-A) SOLD

2)  No.1 Sporter, .45-90, 34” heavy octagon barrel, semi buckhorn rear sight, semi-fancy walnut- hand select for dark color and dense grain pattern (almost extra fancy), checkered steel shotgun butt plate, pewter tip, brass escutcheons, accent line on the cheek piece...............$3378.39 (#10526-A)

3) Montana Roughrider (pistol grip without cheek piece standard), .45-70, 34" heavy octagon barrel, full buckhorn, standard wood hand selected for medium color and heavy dark straight grain, pewter tip, steel shotgun butt plate, brass escutcheons, bone and charcoal pack harden case colors, weighs just under 13 lbs....................$3296.71 (#10550-A)

4)  No.1 Sporter, .45-70, 30” heavy octagon barrel, full buckhorn rear sight, extra-fancy walnut, checkered steel shotgun butt plate, pewter tip, brass escutcheons, accent line on the cheek piece...............$3546.80 (#10536-A)

5) Hartford Sporter, .45-70, 30" heavy octagon barrel, (pewter tip and Hartford collar standard on this model), semi-buckhorn rear sight, semi-fancy walnut hand selected for dark color and tight grain/burl, traditional steel shotgun butt plate, brass escutcheons.............$3277.78  (#10540-A)

 

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 THE FOLLOWING PRE-OWNED RIFLES ARE IN STOCK NOW.

1) SHILOH SHARPS 1863 FULL LENGTH  THREE BAND MILITARY RIFLE, .54 CALIBER PERCUSSION, #9XX MADE IN FARMINGDALE, NEW YORK. These percussion models are now discontinued and not found in the Shiloh catalog which is a real shame as they are wonderfully accurate and loads of fun to shoot! (I have several!). This excellent condition example was probably made in the late 1970s and has the small "wolf's head" stamping on the right side of the barrel ahead of the receiver- it is my understanding that rifles with this stamp were actually made by Wolfgang ("Wolf) Droge who founded the company . It has really attractive reddish/brown walnut and sports the optional steel patchbox and polished barrel. Aside from a few tiny and minor handling marks in the wood, it is in remarkably near new condition. Bright bore, very light trigger pull, vivid case colors (on the receiver, hammer, lever, butt plate, barrel bands and patch box), correct original Lawrence ladder rear sight with slide, deep barrel blue, original sling swivels with military style leather sling. These are now really hard to find especially with patchbox. $2550.     For photos see my other website at www.goodmanguns.com

2) CUSTOMIZED, FACTORY ENGRAVED REMINGTON HEPBURN SINGLE SHOT RIFLE CONVERTED TO MEDIUM HEAVY VARMINT RIFLE IN .219 IMPROVED ZIPPER CALIBER, probably done in the 1930s-1950s when these rifles didn’t seem to hold a lot of value to collectors (lots of converted single shot rifles during this time!). This one is unusual in that the receiver appears to be factory engraved with scrolls and game scenes (rabbit on one side and a fox on the other) with reblued at time of conversion over the engraving, meaning the engraving was on the gun before refinishing/customizing! It was also converted to under-lever breech block opening (like on a Highwall or Sharps), it is fitted with a 24: medium heavy varmint barrel, nicely grained pistol grip stock with cheek piece and accent line, flat bottom varmint forend, sling swivels and topped with a (more modern) 6-24X BSA Platinum scope (here’s the factory info on the scope: “Extremely tight optical and mechanical tolerances give these scopes consistency a nd superb accuracy. Features multi-coated lenses, finger adjustable windage and elevation target turrets, generous eye relief and an adjustable objective that adjusts from 25 yards out to infinity. Completely waterproof, fogproof and shockproof. Comes with a limited lifetime factory warranty.”). Unmarked barrel, I was told by the previous owner that the caliber is .219 Imp. Zipper and that appears correct- it was also the most popular varmint caliber for rifles like this. Tight action, target crowned muzzle, light trigger and all in exc. condition overall. Would cost a fortune to have made today…if you could even find the action (not to mention engraving!) NOTE: three photos- the engraving didn't show up in the first two from light reflection, but you see it in the last photo- same on both sides.  $2450. For photos see my other website at www.goodmanguns.com

 

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THE FOLLOWING RIFLES ARE ON ORDER AND ARE BEING BUILT NOW.  PRICES SHOWN  INCLUDE SHIPPING & INSURANCE.  THIS IS YOUR TOTAL AMOUNT.

 

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Approx. due date 3/25/18

1)  Hartford Sporter, .45-110, 34" heavy octagon barrel, full buckhorn rear sight (pewter tip and Hartford collar standard on this model), steel military butt with patch box, this one is like the Quigley Model, but without the initials on the receiver and special sights (of course, the tang is drilled and tapped so you can add whatever sights you might want).........$2968.50  (#10318) SOLD

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Approx. due date  5/25/18

1) Hartford Sporter, .50-90, 32" heavy octagon barrel, full buckhorn rear sight (pewter tip and Hartford collar standard on this model), semi-fancy walnut, steel shotgun butt plate, brass escutcheons, polished barrel, polished and fire-blued screws, like a fancy buffalo rifle of the early 1870s period.................$3453.50 (#10525) SOLD

2) Saddle Rifle (this model comes standard with straight stock, shotgun butt and cheek piece), .38-55, 28" standard octagon barrel, full buckhorn rear sight, semi-fancy walnut, checkered steel butt plate, pewter forend tip, brass escutcheons, accent line on the cheek piece....................$3259.75  (#10531) SOLD

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Approx. due date 6/15/18

1)  Saddle Rifle (this model comes standard with straight stock, shotgun butt and cheek piece), .38-55, 28" standard octagon barrel, semi-buckhorn rear sight, extra-fancy walnut, AA, checkered steel butt plate, pewter forend tip, brass escutcheons, accent line on the cheek piece, polished barrel, polished/fire blued screws, bone and charcoal pack harden case colors, this will be a gorgeous light recoiling "Gentleman's Rifle"..............$4289.60  (#10532) SOLD

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Approx. due date 7/15/18

1) Hartford Sporter, .50-90, 30" heavy octagon barrel, (pewter tip and Hartford collar standard on this model), semi-buckhorn rear sight, semi-fancy walnut, traditional steel shotgun butt plate, brass escutcheons, a typical fancier than standard "Big Fifty" buffalo rifle of the early 1870s..............$3222.78 (#10538) SOLD

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Approx. due date 8/15/18

1) No.1 Sporter, .45-70, 30” heavy octagon barrel, semi buckhorn rear sight, extra fancy walnut, AA finish, checkered steel shotgun butt plate, pewter tip, brass escutcheons, accent line on the cheek piece, polished barrel, polished/fire blued screws, bone and charcoal pack harden case colors....................$4292.88  (#10537) SOLD

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Approx. due date 12/15/18

1)  Hartford Sporter, .45-110, 34" heavy octagon barrel, full buckhorn rear sight (pewter tip and Hartford collar standard on this model), steel military butt with patch box, this one is like the Quigley Model, but without the initials on the receiver or the special sights (of course, the tang is drilled and tapped so you can add whatever sights you might want).........$2968.50  (#10704)

2) Hartford Sporter, .50-90, 32" heavy octagon barrel, (pewter tip and Hartford collar standard on this model), semi-buckhorn rear sight, semi-fancy walnut, traditional steel shotgun butt plate, brass escutcheons, a typical fancier than standard "Big Fifty" buffalo rifle of the early 1870s..............$3222.78 (#10705)

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Approx. due date 1/15/19

1) Hartford Sporter, .50-90, 32" heavy octagon barrel, full buckhorn rear sight (pewter tip and Hartford collar standard on this model), extra-fancy walnut, AA finish,  steel shotgun butt plate, brass escutcheons, polished barrel, polished and fire-blued screws, bone and charcoal pack harden case colors, like a very fancy buffalo rifle of the early 1870s period.................$4198.92 (#10706)

2) Hartford Sporter, .45-110, 34" heavy octagon barrel, full buckhorn rear sight (pewter tip and Hartford collar standard on this model), steel military butt with patch box, semi- fancy walnut, bone and charcoal pack harden case colors, polished barrel polished and fire blued screws and brass escutcheons.  This one is a very fancy Quigley Model, but without the initials on the receiver or the special sights (of course, the tang is drilled and tapped so you can add whatever sights you might want)...........$3897.80  (#10707)

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 I ALSO HAVE AN ASSORTMENT OF THE NEW MODEL 1877 SHARPS ON ORDER- BOTH THE #1 AND #2 VARIATIONS.  I'LL POST DETAILS SOON. CHECK OUT THE PHOTOS OF ORIGINAL 1877 MODELS AND OTHERS IN THE PHOTO SECTION ON HOME PAGE.