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    Henry Rifle Bullet And More

    Got back to my new spot today and it didnít disappoint. Actually found one mini lying on top of the ground. Also found this bullet that I think could be a Henry Rifle bullet. The black powder caused the casing to rot, but I did recover both halves. What are your thoughts on this bullet?
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    What makes it Henry bullet?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Grizz12 View Post
    What make it s Henry bullet?
    I was comparing it to what I found on the internet. But I could be mistaken.
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    It's a rim fire, can't really tell the size, but I would say a very good chance.
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    Henry was chambered in the .44 and the .45 Colt,look's like compared to the .58's it's pretty damn close to a .44......Nice dig

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    I concur it is most likely a Henry. That's a nice find.

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    I still dont know why it maybe came from a Henry, didnt many manufactures make rimfire cartridges/rifles?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Grizz12 View Post
    I still dont know why it maybe came from a Henry, didnt many manufactures make rimfire cartridges/rifles?
    I guess it could be something else, but several others here seem to think itís a Henry as well. What do you think it is?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fullstock View Post
    I guess it could be something else, but several others here seem to think it’s a Henry as well. What do you think it is?
    Just another rimfire case and bullet.

    If you knew the men fighting in that area were using Henry's, or Winchester's or whatever then I could see the relationship back to Henry.

    I'm not trying to create an issue, I thought there was a link back to Henry I didnt know about. And maybe there is, you never know unless you ask
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    Look and see of the is an "H" stamped in the center. That would be a good sign. It wouldn't be a Winchester if it's Civil War time period. Winchester's first gun didn't come out until 1866. Gary

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    Quote Originally Posted by ToddsPoint View Post
    Look and see of the is an "H" stamped in the center. That would be a good sign. It wouldn't be a Winchester if it's Civil War time period. Winchester's first gun didn't come out until 1866. Gary
    I found this online Todd, apparently the earliest Henryís didnít have the H stamp on the base. My bullet doesnít have that stamp either.
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    Nice handful of finds. Congrats
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    Very nice finds, congrats!!!
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    very cool no matter what
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