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SN 9718. Cal. 44RF. 24-1/2″ bbl. Blue finish with gun metal receiver. Straight grain American walnut stock. Sling swivels attached on left side of bbl and stock. Bbl shows late large 2-line bbl address with SN stamped behind rear-sight. Rear-sight is of the fifth and final type, with retaining screw and small notch on the slide. Loading collar, forward part of bbl, and upper left tang of receiver show assembly no. 7. Magazine follower is of the large type. Gun metal receiver has milled flats at forward end to accommodate the large follower. SN is stamped on left lower tang under stock. Receiver also has “H” inspector mark on lower tang. Receiver screws are not numbered. Stock has SN stamped in mortise of upper tang. “A.W.M.” inspector mark is stamped into the stock on left wrist. Stock has sling swivel mounted on left side with a pronounced “Henry Bump” below. Buttplate has SN stamped on the inside toe. Screws are unmarked. This rifle does not appear on the Springfield Research website, but another 97091, is listed as having been issued to a trooper in Co. B 3rd Veteran Volunteers. This rifle came out of an attic in Central Maine and had been in the family for atleast 3 generations. CONDITION: Fine. Bbl retains 40-50% blue finish that is strong in the gullets, with the balance turning a plumb-brown patina. Bbl address is sharp. SN is sharp. Assembly nos. are sharp. Bore is frosty with visible rifling. Sights are very good. Receiver shows a mustard-brown patina overall, with some scratching on sideplates and around the screws on left side. Receiver edges are sharp. Sideplates are not battered. There are a few small dents around the upper edge of the elevator port. Elevator is a smooth mustard patina with only a few small dents. Receiver screws are very good. Rear of firing pin shows traces of orig blue. Hammer retains a generous amount of case color on both sides with sharp checkering. Lever is a plumb-brown patina overall. Tang markings are sharp. Stock is fine and full-sized, with a readable inspector mark at the wrist and a pronounced “Henry Bump”. Stocks show numerous light dents and scratches overall. Stock retains a very pleasing dark oil finish. Buttplate is a mustard-brown patina with some stains and high point wear on heel and toe. Screws are very good. An opportunity to obtain a very fine condition, martially marked 2nd Model Henry rifle. 50843-3 TEP (30,000-50,000) – Lot 4014

Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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