Henry’s Rimfire Tribute for the Discriminating Patriot (VIDEO)
By Kristin Alberts
A Henry Golden Boy never looked like this. Think majestic Bald Eagle meets old-fashioned ivory and silver with a twist of freedom in a rimfire-firing lever action platform. While the fancy looks and price point may not appeal to every shooter or collector, the American Eagle tribute edition rifle is one that truly must be seen and felt to be fully appreciated.
The Henry Repeating Arms American Eagle
Henry Repeating Arms cranks out more specialized tribute edition rifles than any other manufacturer, but the American Eagle is different. The company explained the rifle portrays the national bird in a wood finish that closely resembles ivory.
The ivory-colored wood is then deeply engraved. On the buttstock, checkering flows into a leafy vine surround to highlight the head of an American bald eagle and the words “AMERICAN EAGLE” in script. Also, the rifle’s forearm has checkering and is engraved with “Henry” and scrollwork. Lastly, the wood has been finished with a protective finish for protection of the material and color.
Hands on with the American Eagle
The head-turning American Eagle is built on the company’s famed Golden Boy platform of rimfire rifles. This edition, chambered solely in .22 S, L, LR, holds 16 rounds of LR and 21