Pedersoli - Manufactured to Cimarron's specifications by Davide Pedersoli Co. Pictured is the 'Pride of the Plains'. The Cimarron 'Pride of the Plains' 1874 Sporting Rifle will turn heads no matter the rifle's chore. Beautiful hand checkered walnut stocks, coin nickel receiver and high polish blue octagon barrel make this one of, if not the most, attractive Sharps rifle ever made. Hand checkered, hand finished walnut stock, upgraded wood, Creedmoor sight rear, and a tunnel sight with front inserts are some of the rifle's features.
Armi Sport - The rifles in this category are manufactured to Cimarron specifications by Armi Sport. The stock is American walnut and the nose cap on rifles is cast pewter, exactly as found on the original Sharps rifles.
USA Shooting Team - On 26 September 1874 Creedmoor witnessed a crowd of over five thousand people attending the first international shooting competition in America. At 800 yards the Americans had a good lead. The Irish gained on them at 900 yards, and by the time they had finished shooting at 1000, were ahead of the Americans. In the end, the match was determined by the very last shot by the Americans Shooting a bull's eye at 1000 yards to score 4, the Americans emerged the winners with 934 points to the Irish team's 931.
In commemoration of this historic USA Shooting Team event, Chiappa and Cimarron Firearms are proud to offer the USA SHOOTING TEAM Model 1874 Creedmoor Sharps Rifle. A percentage of the sale of this beautiful reproduction of the rifle used to win the first organized shooting event in the United States will be given to the USA Shooting Team to support their effort to continue our country's legacy in international shooting sports.