GUN OF THE YEAR: Side Gate Lever Action .45-70 with NRA Seal
Firearms

Henry Repeating Arms made waves at the 2019 NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits with the announcement and release of their Side Gate Lever Action rifle. This model offers the best of both worlds with Henry's tried-and-true removable magazine tube for convenient unloading and a side loading gate to keep the magazine topped off. This Friends of NRA edition takes the craftsmanship and quality that Henry Repeating Arms is known for to the next level with embellishments from Baron Engraving of Trumbull, CT. This rifle features a hardened brass receiver engraved with a pattern created specifically for Friends of NRA by Master Engraver, Rob Bunting. The left side of the receiver is framed with a double line border with vine and left scroll bracketing the National Rifle Association seal. The right side features a banner that reads, "2020 Friends of NRA Gun of the Year," and an attractive scroll design with a double line border. The engraving on these rifles uses Baron's unique sculpted-die process, which retains the brightness and clarity of the hand-engraved master. This limited-edition series features serial numbers ranging from 2020NRA0000 to 2020NRA1145.

The brass accents continue through the rifle with the buttplate and barrel band. The American Walnut furniture is set off by intricate, deep checkering and a fully adjustable semi-buckhorn rear, and ivory bead front sight accompanies the 19.8” round blued steel barrel. Limited to 1,146 units.