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- Low Estimate: $17,500.00
- High Estimate: $19,500.00
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Henry Rifle, serial #5217 marked on the top flat of the barrel near the sights. A First Model Henry, serial number 1 to 5,300 range, brass and iron overlapping frame, with rounded buttplate. .44 Caliber, 24 1/4″ octagonal barrel, top flat of barrel marked, “HENRY’S PAT. OCT. 16. 1860/MANUFACT’D BY THE NEWHAVEN ARMS. CO. NEWHAVEN. CT.” Adjacent receiver marked “5217”. Includes the original four piece metal cleaning rods. Condition – old, possibly original surface,old crack to stock above trigger and some losses to stock near butt end, trigger spring screw and swivel missing. Overall length, 43 1/2″. Provenance: Recovered in the vicinity of the November 1864 battle of Bull’s Gap, near theGreene/Hawkins County line, Tennessee. Confederate forces lead by Major John C. Breckinridge were victorious in causing Union forces to withdraw from Bull’s Gap. Additional, larger pictures can viewed on our website.