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Erma-Werke EG71 .22 Carbine: Ancestor to the Henry Rimfire Rifles

By Justin Bulling
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I had been looking for a classic style lever action .22 for a while but had noticed that the prices of used Winchester 94/22, Marlin 39A and Browning BLA/Miroku rifles has increased markedly in the last few years.

 

Erma-Werke’s little .22 carbines have the look if not the solid steel construction and while I hadn’t fired one, I knew that they were of largely alloy construction and that the design was still being produced by the Henry Firearms Manufacturing Company in the USA.

 

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