A rare iron frame Henry Model 1860 lever action rifle

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Lot 2383ANTIQUE
A rare iron frame Henry Model 1860 lever action rifle

Sold for US$ 80,500 inc. premium
A rare iron frame Henry Model 1860 lever action rifle
Serial no. 42 for 1860, .44 caliber. 24 inch barrel marked Henry's Patent Oct. 16, 1860/Manufact'd. by the New Haven Arms Co. New Haven, Ct. Iron frame with dovetail for rear sight filled with blank. Varnished walnut stock.
Condition: Very good. Barrel and frame with dark mottled patina showing scattered small marks. Barrel with excellent markings, one deep dent to left side of magazine tube and with series of small notches neatly cut into left edge at muzzle. Rear sight missing. Tip of magazine spring follower modified during period of use. Stock with scattered light marks, hairline crack to left side of wrist and three notches cut into right side of wrist. Barrel, frame, stock and screws all serial numbered 42
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ANTIQUE Antique - pre 1899

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