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Alexander Henry Standard Frame Best Quality Rifle

Currency:USD Category:Firearms & Military Start Price:3,750.00 USD Estimated At:NA
Alexander Henry Standard Frame Best Quality Rifle
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Alexander Henry Standard Frame Best Quality Single Shot Rifle, #18653, .450-3.25'' BPE cal., 28.5'' barrel with three-leaf Express rear and bead type front sight, banknote engraving to receiver block, hammer, and lockplate; checkered pistol-grip walnut stock and forend, with lightly engraved steel buttplate. Barrel is marked with ''E.M. Reilly & Co.'' retailer marks, including ''New Oxford Street, London'', and ''Rue Soribe Paris'' address. Lock is additionally marked ''E.M. Reilly & Co., London''. Mfg'd in approx. 1874. Condition is excellent. Barrel has toned somewhat but retains approx. 90% overall thinning blue. Case hardened frame and back lock have toned and silvered, as has lever, but colors are visible. Lifting block extension retains nearly all of its bright niter blue. Stock with light to just moderate impressions to both sides of cheekpiece; checking is extremely well defined and remains sharp over the last 125 years. Action is good, bore is fine. Est.: $7,500-$10,000. (Antique)