Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 2000: New Haven Arms Co. Henry Rifle 44 Henry

Auction Date: February 25, 2016

Desirable New Haven Arms Henry Lever Action Rifle

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $12,000 - $18,000

Desirable New Haven Arms Henry Lever Action Rifle

Manufacturer: New Haven Arms Co.
Model: Henry Rifle
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 44 Henry
Barrel: 24 inch octagon
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 1344
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 120
Class: Antique
Rating:

OE - GOOD - some minor replacement parts; metal smoothly rusted or lightly pitted in places, cleaned; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal legible; lightly scratched, bruised or minor cracks repaired; in good working order.

NPRF - NON-PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED/COLD BLUE, ETC.

Description:

The barrel is fitted with a German silver front blade sight and a ladder rear sight. The top barrel flat is marked "HENRY'S PAT.OCT.16.1860/MANUFACT'D BY THE NEWHAVEN ARMS CO. NEWHAVEN. CT." (weak) ahead of the rear sight and the serial number stamped behind the rear sight. The rifle has the distinctive brass receiver and buttplate, and octagon barrel with integral 15-shot magazine. There is a sling loop on the left side of the barrel and a sling swivel on the left side of the stock. Mounted with a smooth oil finished walnut stock with a brass buttplate with compartment (cleaning rod not included).

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