Henry Repeating Arms has donated three Henry Originals—all engraved by Baron Technology, Inc. with special tribute to Tennessee's history and heritage— to be auctioned for the benefit of the NRA/ILA at the 2015 NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits in Nashville, Tenn., April 10-12. Shown here, the three rifles are the Henry Big Boy Classic in .44 Mag.; the Henry Big Boy Carbine in .44 Mag.; and the Henry Big Boy Mare's Leg in .44 Mag. Learn more by reading below and scrolling through the gallery.
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