Henry Big Boy H006MML .357 / .38SPL 13″ Lever Action Pistol Mare’s Leg

SOLD FOR: $700

WOA#: WY240219RM042

Make: Henry Repeating Arms

Model: Big Boy H006MML

Serial Number: BBML08497M

Year of Manufacture: 2020 (Inspection tag date)

Caliber: .357 / .38 SPL

Action Type: Tubular Magazine-Fed Lever Action Pistol

Markings: The left side of the barrel is marked “HENRY REPEATING ARMS–BAYONNE NJ– MADE IN USA”. The right side of the barrel is marked “CALIBER .357 MAG. / .38 SPL.”. The upper tang is marked “MODEL HOO6MML / BBML08497M”.

Barrel Length: 13”

Sights/Optics: The front sight is a brass beaded blade dovetailed into the barrel. The rear sight is a reversible V/U-notch elevator sight with a white diamond aim guide that is dovetailed and screw set to the barrel. The top of the receiver is drilled, tapped, and filled for mounting an optic (not included).

Stock Configuration and Condition: The stocks are two-piece smooth American walnut, straight grip, and a brass carbine buttplate. The wood shows no notable wear or damage. There are no chips or cracks. The buttplate shows light loose storage wear. Overall, the stocks rate in Excellent condition.

Type of Finish: Blued and Brass

Finish Originality: Original

Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no erosion in the bore. In this writer’s opinion the bore rates 9/10.

Overall Condition: This rifle retains about 99% of its metal finish. This rifle is free of any notable wear or damage, there are only light handling and storage marks. The screws are sharp with strong slots, and all markings are clear. Overall, this rifle rates in Excellent to Like New condition.

Mechanics: The action functions correctly. There is a lever safety present. We did not fire this rifle. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance requirements.

Box, Paperwork and Accessories: This rifle comes in its original serial matching box with spent casing, paperwork and a receiver sleeve.

Our Assessment: The Henry Model H006MML Mare’s Leg Pistol is a distinctive firearm that draws inspiration from the iconic lever-action rifles of the American West. With its compact and pistol-like appearance, the Mare’s Leg variant offers shooters a unique combination of nostalgia, performance, and craftsmanship. Built on the reliable and smooth-operating Henry lever-action rifle design, the Mare’s Leg Pistol features a shortened barrel and a cut-down stock, reminiscent of the firearms carried by cowboys in the Old West. Constructed with quality materials such as a brass receiver, Blued octagon barrel, and smooth hardwood for the stock and forearm, the Mare’s Leg exudes both durability and classic styling. Chambered in .357 Magnum/.38 Special, the Mare’s Leg Pistol offers shooters versatility and power suitable for various applications, including hunting, target shooting, and self-defense. The .357 Magnum cartridge, known for its excellent stopping power and terminal ballistics, provides shooters with confidence in their firearm’s performance. Equipped with a 13-inch barrel, the Mare’s Leg balances improved accuracy and muzzle velocity with a compact and maneuverable profile. Its semi-buckhorn rear sight and brass bead front sight ensure precision aiming, enhancing the shooter’s ability to place accurate shots downrange. The Henry Mare’s Leg Pistol remains a favorite among enthusiasts of Western firearms and cowboy culture. Whether for recreational shooting, cowboy action shooting, or as a collectible firearm, the Mare’s Leg Pistol captures the spirit of the Old West and stands as a modern interpretation of a classic design. With its unique appearance and reliable performance, the Mare’s Leg is sure to turn heads and evoke a sense of nostalgia wherever it goes. Please see our photos and best of luck with your bidding!!!-R.L.

Henry Big Boy H006MML .357 / .38SPL 13" Lever Action Pistol Mare’s Leg
Henry Big Boy H006MML .357 / .38SPL 13″ Lever Action Pistol Mare’s Leg