A factory engraved Henry Model 1860 lever action rifle
Lot 6660ANTIQUE
A factory engraved Henry Model 1860 lever action rifle
Sold for US$ 29,250 inc. premium

Lot Details
A factory engraved Henry Model 1860 lever action rifle
Serial no. 2833 for 1863, .44 caliber. 24 inch barrel with standard sights and markings. Frame engraved with florals, scrollwork and with leaping stag on the left side in the style attributed to Samuel Hoggson. Varnished walnut stock. Sling swivels.
Condition: Very good. Barrel has been cleaned and shows dark grey patina, scattered minor pitting and sharp markings, the serial number apparently restamped or over stamped. Frame tang, stock, buttplate and buttplate screws all numbered 2823. Frame showing fairly sharp engraving with some wear. Stock retains much of the original varnish with numerous light marks and a 2 inch hairline crack on the left side extending back from the upper frame tang.
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Footnotes

  • Provenance: William Thomas Buckley, Sr. Collection.
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ANTIQUE Antique - pre 1899

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