Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 2041: Civil War Era New Haven Arms Co. Henry Lever Action Rifle

Auction Date: February 17, 2022

Copy of Civil War Era New Haven Arms Co. Henry Lever Action Rifle

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $8,500 - $14,000

Copy of Civil War Era New Haven Arms Co. Henry Lever Action Rifle

Manufacturer: New Haven Arms Co.
Model: Henry Rifle
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 44 CF
Barrel: 24 inch octagon
Finish: blue/bright
Grip:
Stock: walnut
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Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
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.

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

Description:

The barrel has a blade front sight and is missing the rear sight with an empty rear sight dovetail. The top barrel flat is re-stamped with the two-line patent/address legend. Firing pin has been converted to center fire. The brass buttplate has a hinged trapdoor with compartment containing a cleaning rod. Spurious "CGC" initials are stamped on the right barrel flat at the junction with the receiver ahead of an "H" (New Haven Arms inspection mark of Benjamin Tyler Henry). "R" marked on the left barrel flat at the the junction with the receiver. Matching spurious serial number "4199" on the barrel, left side of the lower tang and stock inlet.

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