Sundown Social Auction: The Right to Bear Arms
This rifle is an accurate and working replica of the Henry 1866 Yellowboy lever-action rifle, down to the .45 Colt caliber, brass butt plate, 24″ octagonal barrel and high polished charcoal blue screws. The 1866 Yellowboy lever-action rifle was a marked improvement over the Henry rifle. It was the first true Cowboy lever-action rifle and the first rifle widely carried in a cowboy-style saddle scabbard. Chief Sitting Bill had one; the forces of Benito Juarez used the rifles in Mexico; the Turkish Army used the new Winchester Yellowboy against the Russians.
Engraving includes the “State Seal of Texas”, “Washington on the Brazos logo”, “Come and Take It”, “Where Texas Became Texas”. It is the only one like it in the world and is “1 of 01” made specially for the 180th anniversary of Texas Independence.
Made by Cimarron Firearms whose specialty is reproduction firearms from American Civil War to the end of the Old West period. These firearms are manufactured by Uberti and Davide Pedersoli in Brescia, Italy. Because of the attention to detail given their firearms, Cimarron’s revolvers and rifles have been used by weapons masters in a number o f Western films. Many of the company’s designs have won awards from True West Magazine’s “Best of the West”.