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Auction Date: February 18, 2017

Lot 4034: New Haven Arms Co. Henry Rifle Rifle 44 Henry

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Desirable New Haven Arms Henry Lever Action Rifle
Estimated Price: $12,000 - $17,000
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Serial #New Haven Arms Co. Henry Rifle Rifle 44 Henry ManufacturerNew Haven Arms Co. ModelHenry Rifle
TypeRifle Gauge44 Henry Catalog Page231
Barrel24 Inch Octagon FinishBlue Grip
Stockwalnut ClassAntique RatingOD PRF WW
Rating DefinitionOD - VERY GOOD: all original parts; none to 30% original finish.
DescriptionManufactured in 1866.The barrel is fitted with a German silver front blade sight and a folding ladder rear sight graduated to "8". The top barrel flat is marked "HENRY'S PAT.OCT.16.1860/MANUFACT'D BY THE NEWHAVEN ARMS CO. NEWHAVEN. CT.", (recut) ahead of the rear sight and the serial number stamped behind the rear sight at the breech. The matching serial number is marked on the inside toe of the buttplate, on the left side of the lower tang under the stock and in the upper tang cut out of the stock. The lower tang is marked with a small "W". The rifle has the distinctive brass receiver and buttplate and an 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 crescent buttplate with compartment (cleaning rod not included).

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