HENRY REPEATING RIFLE
Civil War 1860 Henry Repeating Lever Action Rifle Brass by Denix
This rapid fire and revolutionary rifle was used in the Civil War and the American Frontier and has been featured in numerous Western Movies. The tubular magazine under the 24" octagonal barrel held 15 x .44 caliber metal cartridges. It was said this rifle could "loaded on Sunday and fired all week." It features a working lever action, metal butt plate, wood stock, and comes in either a gun metal or brass frame finish.Known as the gun you "loaded on Sunday, and fired all week!", this rapid fire lever action rifle was used in the Civil War and the American Frontier.It was Mr. Henry who conceived the first practical, lever action repeating rifle. Patented in 1860, the Henry gave a single man the firepower of a dozen marksmen armed with muzzle-loading muskets. These rifles found themselves in the hands of the Union soldiers around 1862.
Length: 42.5" Weight: 6.5 Lbs