Henry Repeating Arms celebrates 20th anniversary with auction (PHOTOS)

(Photo: Henry Repeating Arms)

The special edition Big Boy .44 Magnum currently up for auction on Gunbroker. (Photo: Henry Repeating Arms)

Henry Repeating Arms celebrates its 20th anniversary, auctioning a series of special edition Big Boy .44 Magnum lever action rifles.

The series appears on GunBroker with proceeds going to several gun-related and wildlife focused organizations. Some of the groups listed include: Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation, Kids & Clays, National Rifle Association, National Shooting Sports Foundation, National Wild Turkey Federation, Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, among others.

The rifle boast a hand-engraved brass receiver featuring Henry Arm’s motto, “Made in America or not made at all” paired with a presentation-grade, AAA American Walnut stock.

(Photo: Henry Repeating Arms)

The gun features an engraved brass receiver paired with an AAA American Walnut stock. (Photo: Henry Repeating Arms)

The first of the Big Boy auction guns, serialized 20Henry01, recently cleared over $25,000 with proceeds headed towards the Hunting Heritage Trust. The organization is directed at preserving hunting and shooting sports.

“I am beyond pleased that serial #1 was able to raise over $25,000 at auction. There was a bit of a bidding war at the end, and we’d like to congratulate and thank the winner for choosing to own such a special rifle,” Anthony Imperato, President of Henry Repeating Arms, said in a press release. “I think it surpassed everyone’s expectations, and it’s a good sign for what’s to come with the other 19 rifles in the series.”

Each rifle includes a special serial number with 20Henry02, 20henry03 and 20Henry04 now up for auction through Dec. 10.

(Photo: Henry Repeating Arms)

Each rifle features a special serial number. (Photo: Henry Repeating Arms)

The engraved brass receiver on the Big Boy. (Photo: Henry Repeating Arms)

The engraved brass receiver on the Big Boy. (Photo: Henry Repeating Arms)

Latest Reviews

  • Four Years Later: IWI Tavor SAR Revisited

    Though IWI's X95, released in 2016, usurps the SAR, my Tavor SAR is still part of the family. For those just now coming across this model, how has it stood up over the years? Let's find out.

    Read More
  • Scope Review: Leupold VX-Freedom FireDot Twilight Hunter

    The budget-friendly line of American-made Leupold VX-Freedom riflescopes found a welcome audience last year, but 2020 sees even more interesting additions to the family, with our hands-down favorite being the illuminated-reticle FireDot line.

    Read More
  • Ruger AR-556: An Outstanding Gateway AR

    It should come as no surprise the Ruger name is synonymous with value, and its’ AR-556 looks to fit this mold as an entry-level AR-15 with a reasonable MSRP. So how does the no-frills Ruger AR-556 perform when put to the test? Read on to find out.

    Read More
  • A Look at the Sig P238, A Year Later

    The Sig Sauer P238 was the first .380 ACP BUG to grace my gun safe, a welcomed addition to the 9mm polymers, .38 SPL revolvers, and .45 ACP 1911s. After more than a year's worth of use, where do I stand on the P238? Let's find out.

    Read More

Loading