The Henry Original

The Henry Original Rifle

Made in America for the first time in 150 years

The Henry Was Designed To Be Straight And True
And To Protect Your Family, Friends And You.

Benjamin Tyler HenryInvented in the late 1850s by Benjamin Tyler Henry, this revolutionary lever action repeating rifle was the most important firearm of its time and went on to become the most legendary American firearm of all time. Patented in 1860 and first used during the Civil War, the rifle’s rapid fire capability and high-capacity tubular magazine stood in amazing contrast to its single-shot musket counterpart. It became known as the rifle you could “load on Sunday and shoot all week long.” After the war, the Henry rifle headed west and went on to play a significant role in the homesteading of that great frontier.

Henry Original sight

Now, the Original Henry Rifle is back in all its American-made glory.

The Original Henry Rifle is virtually identical to its history-making forerunner in all aspects. The only exception: it is a .44-40 caliber. The 1860 version was made in caliber .44 Rimfire, also invented by Benjamin Tyler Henry, but long an obsolete cartridge. Every other facet remains true to its inventor, and each gun’s serial number begins with the initials BTH in his honor.

Henry Original barrel

Made with the same American pride and attention to detail as all Henry Repeating Arms rifles, the Original Henry Rifle features a hardened brass receiver with the same tensile and yield strength as steel; a one piece, 24 1/2 inch octagonal barrel/tubular feed; a genuine American fancy walnut buttstock and a classic folding ladder rear sight paired with a traditional blade front sight.


Customer Comments

I wanted to buy the “Original Henry 44-40 Rifle.” Could not find one in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. I did find one online and purchased it. And picked it up from my FFL dealer yesterday.
This is the first rifle, made by your company, that I have purchased. I was pleasantly surprised by the very high quality of the rifle. The bluing of the steel parts is spectacular. The wood used for the stock is equally spectacular. It’s a beautiful piece of walnut with gorgeous figuring. The quality of the machine work is nothing short of superior.
In other words this firearm is second to none. I am 61 years old and this firearm is the finest I have ever owned Thank for producing such a fine product here in the US.
John Gameway

Henry Original 'One of a Thousand' Rifle

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The Henry Original
Model Number H011
Action Type Lever Action
Caliber .44-40
Capacity 13 + 1
Length 43"
Barrel Length 24"
Weight 9 lbs.
Stock Fancy American Walnut Buttstock with Hardened Brass Buttplate
Sights Folding Ladder Rear, Blade Front
Finish Hardened Brass Receiver with Blued Steel Barrel
M.S.R.P. $2,300.00

*Ask your local Henry dealer to give you a quote.

Original Henry butt

Only 13,000 Henry rifles were manufactured in the 1860’s. Today at auction they sell for as much as $250,000. This is an incredible opportunity to own the Original Henry Rifle for substantially less. The manufacturer’s suggested retail price is $2,300. To purchase one, you must do so through an authorized Henry dealer (retail gun shop). A list of Henry dealers in your area can be found at our dealer search.


Empire and Liberty exhibition
Serial number 9 presented to Secretary of the Navy Gideon Wells is on display at the Gene Autry Museum.


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