Twenty-five years ago, from a humble manufacturing facility in Brooklyn, New York, we began shipments of our first rifle: an affordable, reliable, and classically styled rimfire lever action, designated the H001 Henry Classic Lever Action .22.
Today, a quarter-century and more than a million H001's later, Henry Repeating Arms has grown to become America's leading lever action manufacturer, thanks in no small part to the "Made in America and Priced Right" rimfire lever-action rifle that started it all. Now we're proud to announce our salute to 25 years of the H001 with the stunning Classic Lever Action .22 25th Anniversary Edition.
Our anniversary edition sports a polished nickel-plated receiver cover and barrel band, engraved with traditional leafy vine scrollwork, reminiscent of many prized presentation rifles of the 19th Century. The Henry 25th Anniversary emblem sits proudly on the right side of the receiver, flanked by a gold-plated border. On the left side of the receiver cover, the gold plating contrast continues with the "XXV" numerals, reminding the owner that they're holding a unique piece of American firearms history. A gold-accented darted rope border encapsulates the designs on both sides of the receiver cover.
It wouldn't be an homage to the Classic Lever Action .22 without genuine American walnut furniture, so for this edition, we selected pieces with natural figuring that's every bit as striking as the embellished receiver cover. To make sure it shoots as good as it looks, the rifle features an 18.5" blued steel barrel, adjustable sights, and the same exceptionally slick action that's been winning over plinkers, hunters, and range goers for twenty-five years.