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HENRY MODEL 1860 LEVER ACTION RIFLE. SN 8074. Cal. 44 RF Henry. Standard Henry rifle with 24-1/4″ oct bbl with integral magazine, late style, square back German silver front sight and 900 yd. Henry ladder rear sight. Top flat of the bbl has the large size 2-line Henry address. Mounted with uncheckered, slab sawed American walnut with straight stock and 2nd type brass crescent buttplate with pointed heel and trap containing an orig brass & iron 4-pc cleaning rod. Left side of buttstock has a factory swing loop with corresponding loop on left side of bbl. Below the buttstock sling loop is the pronounced “Henry bump”. Rnd part of the bbl, under the loading sleeve is marked with the assembly number “654” with matching assembly number on rear face of loading sleeve. Henry rifles were extremely popular throughout the Civil War and later on the American frontier well into the advent of center fire, repeating rifles. Even after that a large number of them found their way to Mexico and South America where they saw further service under worse conditions, usually with little or no maintenance. Henry rifles today are rarely found with any orig finish. PROVENANCE: Woody Frey Collection. CONDITION: Fine to very fine, all matching. Bbl & magazine tube retain traces of orig blue in the gullets with the balance a dark plum patina. Receiver was cleaned a long time ago and now has a light mustard patina. Wood is sound with a few light handling & storage nicks & scratches and retains about all of a fine restored finish. Mechanics are crisp, strong sharp bore with good rifling and good shine with fine pitting. Bolt is missing its face. Cleaning rod is extremely fine. 4-48402 JR202 (20,000-25,000)

Auction: Firearms - Fall 2013
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