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Lot 6005: Civil Ear Era New Haven Arms Co. Henry Lever Action Rifle

Auction Date: February 17, 2023

Lot 6005: Civil Ear Era New Haven Arms Co. Henry Lever Action Rifle

Auction Date: February 17, 2023

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Estimated Price: $15,000 - $22,500

Civil Ear Era New Haven Arms Co. Henry Lever Action Rifle

Manufacturer: New Haven Arms Co.
Model: Henry Rifle
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 44 Henry RF
Barrel: 24 inch octagon
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 255
Item Interest: Average
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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.

Description:

Manufactured in 1864. Only around 14,000 Henrys were manufactured in 1860-1866, and around half of them are believed to have been used by Union soldiers, mostly purchased by the men themselves, some using reenlistment bonuses. "That damned Yankee rifle that can be loaded on Sunday and fired all week" was one of the most advanced firearms of the war.

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