On this week’’s “Gun of the Week, American Rifleman staff examine the most advanced lever-action rifle from Henry Repeating Arms, and it’s chambered in .45-70 Gov’t.
"The Martini-Henry: For Queen and Empire" is one of the most comprehensive works on the British military Martini-Henry to come out in years.
In the 1860s, at the dawn of the self-contained metallic cartridge era, the military armsmakers of Great Britain and other major powers decided to alter existing muzzleloading rifle-muskets into breechloaders. Reasons included saving production costs and buying time to permit experimentation.
Some of the top-selling lever-action rifles in America come from Henry USA, according to this list of popular lever actions sold on GunBroker.
The Henry Single Shot Shotgun is one of the top five sellers in the single-shot category on GunBroker.