The Henry Repeating Arms X Model .357 Magnum is not simply a continuation of lever actions in American history but a rebirth of the rifle that helped settlers and cowboys in the latter 1800s survive threats from man and beast alike.
Henry’s history reaches back to 1860, when Benjamin Tyler Henry patented the first repeating rifle. Henry came to be called Winchester in 1866, the year after the end of the Civil War, and while lever actions were made and relied upon, the Henry name sat dormant.
Anthony Imperato, the grandson of a “police equipment shop owner,” acquired the Henry name in 1996 and began shipping out Henry rifles in March 1997.
Imperato was mesmerized by the uniqueness of the lever action rifle, saying, “The lever action, by