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    Just to say I'm still around and collecting this...

    Just to say I'm still around and collecting this data … thanks in anticipation !
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    Thanks for that !

    Thanks for that !
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    There are now over 260 listed : Serial No...

    There are now over 260 listed :
    Serial No Whereabouts
    128 County Durham, England
    198 Fairfield, ME, US
    312
    329 Northwest Territories, Canada
    430
    434 Wyoming, USA
    457 Holts Mar '19
    485...
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    All the records exist, and I photographed them...

    All the records exist, and I photographed them for the existing owners, John Dickson and sons, but they belong to them.

    An extract of all of them is present in an appendix of Alexander Henry Rifle...
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    Oh I know … I realise the huge potential of it as...

    Oh I know … I realise the huge potential of it as a database or similar.

    Many contributors have sent or offered photographs

    It would be an enormous undertaking, and in practical terms … never...
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    If you'd like to view some of these old auction...

    If you'd like to view some of these old auction entries, go to :

    https://www.facebook.com/groups/AlexHenryRifles/
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    A further update (considerable number added...

    A further update (considerable number added thanks to a contact trawling through old auction catalogues) :

    Serial No Whereabouts
    128 County Durham, England
    198 Fairfield, ME, US
    312 ...
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    That's the inventory up to 200 now ! ...

    That's the inventory up to 200 now !

    Brilliant - long way to go though - I think!
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    Here's where I have got to so far ! : Serial...

    Here's where I have got to so far ! :

    Serial No Whereabouts
    128 County Durham
    198 Fairfield, ME, US
    312
    329 Northwest Territories, Canada
    430
    434 Wyoming, USA
    457 Holts Mar '19
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    Rifleman188 … I'll be really honest and say "no"...

    Rifleman188 … I'll be really honest and say "no" - it's only rifles / shotguns and the very odd pistol … made in Edinburgh by Alexander Henry, or his successor Alex Henry Ltd … but thanks for the...
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    That's a great idea ! I've committed to...

    That's a great idea ! I've committed to confidentiality, so there would be a limit to how much I could list - maybe serial number and rough place …

    Thanks for that
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    Any more info from anyone ?

    Any more info from anyone ?
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    165+ now - surely many more ?

    165+ now - surely many more ?
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    Just got notice from someone whose family has had...

    Just got notice from someone whose family has had two Henry rifles since new.

    That's the inventory up to 150 rifles etc now.

    Any more ?
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    Alexander Henry's 200th birthday is 4th June - 3...

    Alexander Henry's 200th birthday is 4th June - 3 and a bit weeks away ...

    I'm still getting info on existing rifles and shotguns made in Edinburgh, but it's slowed a bit now.

    Any more welcome...
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    Lee ... as a direct descendant, I really only...

    Lee ... as a direct descendant, I really only took research as far as the end of Alex Henry Ltd., and that's where my interest ceased, so I don't think I can help you.

    The transfer from Alex...
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    Up to 130+ now !

    Up to 130+ now !
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    I've got details on 75 so far ... that's great...

    I've got details on 75 so far ... that's great ... but a long way to go ! I'm sure there must be a couple of thousand out there ...

    Thanks for replies so far.
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    Alexander Henry - an inventory of surviving rifles

    The 4th of June 2018 is the 200th anniversary of Alexander Henry’s birth. To mark this, as his great great grandson, I’d like to create an “inventory” of his rifles and shotguns, so that we can have...
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