Originally Posted by gunfighterzero
1866 was the year they changed from henry to winchester it is the still the same company and basically the same rifle except for the forearm and loading gate...but yes the term yellow boy did come into use in 1866 like you said
I was just calling it a henry as not to put out any confusion over the 1873 which most people think of when they think winchester but technically you are right
Winchester is in fact, the old New Haven Arms, so yours is a valid point...and a good observation.
So technically, you too are correct.