bought in 1980's original big timber montana shiloh sharps 45/70 semi octagonal barrel with lyman tang rear and globe front sights , high grade wood. purchased from hunters rendezvous in pepperell ma.: person ordered it and never paid so i got it for $800 plus $100 for sights. pictured with 500 gr cast bullets and french nickel ruger new vaquero. on a good day have gotten 1.25" inch 4 shot 115 yard benched groups with smokeless handloads. you need a shoulder recoil pad; steel buttplate can hurt.