Premier Fine Art & Antiques Auction
August 29, 2023
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NEW HAVEN ARMS CO. HENRY LEVER ACTION REPEATING RIFLE.
Cal. 44 HRF
The revolutionary Henry rifle introduced in 1860 was renowned for its role in the Civil War & became the predecessor of the famous Winchester rifles. Total production between 1860-1866 was approx. 14,000 rifles. S# indicates this rifle was mfg. in 1863. Bbl. 24″ octagon w/ integral mag. tube. Shrouded front portion rotates for loading. Replacement nickel-silver front sight blade. Two folding leaf express rear sight in forward dovetail partially covers the 2 line bbl. address. Rear bbl. dovetail & dovetail on brass receiver are open. Right side of walnut stock has a 2 screw inletted sling swivel over a pronounced Henry bump. Left inside lower tang, top tang channel of stock, inside buttplate toe & buttplate screws have S# 2788 matching the bbl. number. Left side of mag. tube has a corresponding swivel loop.