Enter to Win a $100 NRA Prize Pack DAILY with “7 Guns in 7 Days” Starting TODAY, then Chat with Host & NRA Museum Curator, Jim Supica, PLUS an NRA Surprise Guest on Facebook Monday Night at 8 pm ET.
New Berlin, Wis. –-(Ammoland.com)- Every gun has a story. And these stories mean freedom.
This Memorial Day, remember our heroes and the guns they brought to battle during the NRA’s Guns & Gold Marathon brought to you by Sportsman’s Guide on Monday, May 28 from 8 to 10 pm ET exclusively on Sportsman Channel, the leader in outdoor TV for the American Sportsman.
Watch the best of this break out, new series starting at 8 pm followed by an all new episode at 9:30 pm ET where hosts, Jim Supica and Phil Schreier, return to the Wanenmacher’s Tulsa Arms Show. There they encounter more unique firearms with one commonality…a great story.
“NRA and Sportsman Channel are showcasing a treasure trove of American firearm history and offering some of the rarest, unique finds that tell incredibly compelling and entertaining stories,” said Gavin Harvey, Sportsman Channel CEO. “On the new episode at 9:30 pm, the NRA Curators discover a 59 caliber sidearm that could have been used in a duel. Where else can you be a witness to discovering American military history? “
NRA’s Guns and Gold is brought to you by America’s foremost advocate of second amendment rights, the National Rifle Association (NRA). NRA has four million pro-second amendment members, plus millions more interested in shooting and hunting sports and legislation.
“Tune in to see some real firearms treasures as they journey from the attic to national television for identification and evaluation,” said co-host Phil Schreier, NRA Sr. Museum Curator.
Do you think you have a gun with a story? Then log on to Sportsman’s Facebook (http://facebook.com/sportsmanchannel) Monday, May 28 at 8 pm ET to chat with NRA Museum Curator and Guns & Gold host, Jim Supica. Plus, NRA is bringing on a surprise guest to join Jim – but you’ll have to log on to find out.
Plus, NRA and Sportsman Channel are giving away a $100 NRA prize package DAILY with “7 GUNS IN 7 DAYS” starting today. The prize package includes a new NRA membership or renewal. Visit http://thesportsmanchannel.com/NRA for full details and to guess the value of featured guns from NRA’s vault in their acclaimed firearm museum starting today until May 27.
Episode Descriptions follow:
8 pm –Guns of War – Visitors to the Wanenmacher’s Tulsa Arms Show bring various military firearms in to have NRA evaluators Jim and Phil tell them how much they’re worth. From early 1800s Naval warfare weapons to classic World War II guns, each firearm has a
8:30 pm – Grandpa’s Attic – A trip to the 2011 NRA Annual Meetings and the NRA’s Antique Guns & Gold Showcase gives evaluators Jim and Phil the opportunity to visit with a few gun owners with some unique firearms. As each firearm’s value is revealed, the owners will find out whether or not this is the type of “treasure” you’d like to find in Grandpa’s Attic.
9 pm – Famous Firearms – A return to the Wanenmacher’s Tulsa Arms Show features firearms made famous through popular culture, particularly motion pictures. NRA evaluators Jim and Phil will discuss how these guns become famous and tell their owners what price that fame may have brought.
9:30 pm – What’s it Worth? – Evaluators Jim and Phil return to Wanenmacher’s Tulsa Arms Show where they encounter the owners of a variety of unique and interesting firearms, including a staple U.S soldier sidearm – the legendary 1911. The 1911 is celebrating its 100th year as an American Military sidearm.
About NRA’s Guns and Gold: NRA’s Guns & Gold is an exciting and informative new series featuring everyday people who discover their old firearm is worth much more than they imagined – and where others will learn it has only sentimental value. Each episode will send viewers scrambling to their safes, closets and basements to find their own hidden treasures. Some of the guns featured in the show have been passed down for generations and include a story as interesting as the gun itself. Viewers will learn what makes an old gun valuable and what they should and should not do to preserve its value. A special gold segment will feature an expert from Universal Coin & Bullion who will examine the special features of those old coins you may have laying around and what contributes to their worth beyond their mere melt value. For more information, visit http://www.nragunsandgold.com
About Sportsman Channel:
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