"MODEL 1860 HENRY LEVER ACTION RIFLE. SN 3464. Cal. 44 RF Henry. Standard Henry rifle with 24-1/4" oct. bbl w/ integral magazine tube. German silver front sight w/ 900 yard Henry ladder rear sight. Mounted w/ uncheckered straight grain American walnut w/ straight grip stock and brass crescent butt plate w/ rounded point. Left side of lower tang, inside toe of butt plate, and top tang channel of stock all carry matching SN. Assembly number on bbl and bbl collar are matching. Included in butt is a 4-pc wooden cleaning rod. Right side of receiver at forward edge is stamped w/ H.C. Adjoining bbl flat stamped w/ C.G.C. w/ a singular C stamped below it. The right side, upper corner of butt plate stamped with C. Adjoining stock has remnant's of C. The cartouche in center of stock is very faint but discernible. CONDITION: Very good. Bbl has a restored blue finish w/ quite a bit of pitting down left side. Receiver has sharp edges but shows signs of a very old polish and has aged back at a very pleasant mustard patina. There are a few nicks around the receiver. Hammer and lever are a brown patina w/ light pitting areas. Stock is worn with the usual nicks and dings and shows a very lovely aged hand worn patina. As noted the stampings in the wood are faint but can be found. Mechanics are crisp. Bore is dark w/ scattered pitting 4-32975 BDT32 (30,000-50,000)"
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