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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 11-22-2002, 11:49 PM Thread Starter
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I picked up a sharps about 15 years ago, cal 45/70, receiver is marked Shiloh Rifle Company, barrel is marked C.Sharps Arms, so what gives with this ting anyway? Iknow that they are two different companies. :roll:

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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 11-23-2002, 02:36 AM
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In the mid-70s the owners of the two companies were partners. They split in the mid-80s after having moved to Big Timber, Montana. The two operations are a couple of blocks apart. That rifle sounds as though it was rebarreled to .45-70 by C.Sharps.

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