Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 1: Desirable New Haven Arms Company Henry Lever Action Rifle

Auction Date: February 15, 2018

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $13,000 - $19,000

Desirable New Haven Arms Company 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
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Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 5
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.

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

Manufactured in 1864. 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 serial number "4105" stamped behind the rear sight at the breech. The lower tang, stock inlet, both buttplate screws and buttplate are marked with the matching serial number. The straight grip stock is fitted with a brass crescent buttplate with compartment (cleaning rod not included).

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