October 22-23, 2019 Extraordinary, Sporting & Collector Firearms
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 10/22/2019
Manufactured in it introductory year of 1866. A continuation of the New Haven Arms Henry rifle the Flatside 1866 carbine utilized the same gun metal brass material for the receiver and the same basic frame profile with the addition of flat loading gate. Chambered for the .44 Henry flat rimfire cartridge with a 20" round barrel with front sight integral to the front barrel band. Two position folding rear sight. Barrel marked with Henry's Patent and Kings Patent marking. Two piece American walnut stocks with gun metal brass crescent buttplate with trap provision for cleaning rods. Serial numbered on the interior of the lower tang (14622). CONDITION: Good as discovered. Carbine remains in as found and uncleaned condition with a earlier coat of varnish overall as a preservative. The barrel and magazine tube have turned a dove grey and are void of factory finish and markings are very light. The two piece American walnut stocks have numerous bruises and compressions and several scrapes that appear to be of the period of use. The forearm has a shrinkage crack at the left side forward of the front retaining band. The buttstock has a period wood splice repair at the bottom of the wrist on the right side. The stocks remain full sized and show period use. The bore has strong rifling with spots of corrosion, the action operates properly and smoothly. This very early "Yellow Boy" carbine has an attractive appearance and probably saw extensive use in the American southwest. TDW
Barrel Length
.44 Henry Rimfire
Drop at Comb
Drop at Heel
FFL Status
Length of Pull
1866 1st Model
Serial Number
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $5,000.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $12,000.00
Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000
Number Bids: 9
Auction closed on Wednesday, October 23, 2019.
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