Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 4010: New Haven Arms Henry Lever Action Rifle

Auction Date: June 24, 2017

Desirable New Haven Arms Henry Lever Action Rifle

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $18,000 - $27,500

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:
Item Views: 983
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 227
Class: Antique
Rating:

OF - FAIR- some major parts replaced; minor replacement parts may be required; metal rusted, may be lightly pitted all over, vigorously cleaned; rounded edges of metal and wood; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal partly obliterated; wood scratched, bruised, cracked or repaired where broken; in fair working order or can be easily repaired and placed in working order.

Description:

Manufactured circa 1863. The top barrel flat is marked "HENRY'S PAT.OCT.16.1860/MANUFACT'D BY THE NEWHAVEN ARMS CO. NEWHAVEN. CT." ahead of the rear sight, and the serial number stamped behind the rear sight at the breech. The serial number is also found on the left side of the lower tang and upper tang cutout of the stock. The left side of the magazine has factory provisions for a sling mount. The top of the receiver at the rear has an empty dovetail sight slot. The straight grip stock is fitted with a brass crescent buttplate with compartment (cleaning rod not included).

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