Lot 758    

First Model Henry Rifle
2010, Historic Firearms and Early Militaria, April 28 & 29
.44 rimfire caliber, 24" octagonal barrel, S/N 1327. Missing front and rear barrel sight, early variation with frame dovetailed for sight. Original "perch belly" walnut buttstock and early brass buttplate. All numbers match to the rifle as well as three of the tang screws and buttplate screws. One of the tang screws is a replacement. No cleaning rod.

Barrel has turned to a nice natural plum with some brown staining. Barrel markings are very crisp and sharp. Frame and buttplate has some nicks and dings, but still retains a nice untouched patina. Original buttstock has some nicks and dings. Bore is excellent.
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