Friends of NRA Partner with Browning & Baron to offer Rare Browning Citori

Browning Citori Gran Lightning XS NRA Edition
Browning Citori Gran Lightning XS NRA Edition
National Rifle Association
National Rifle Association

FAIRFAX, Va. –-( The National Rifle Association is auctioning a one-of-a-kind Browning Citori Gran Lightning XS NRA Edition 4 barrel set, available for a limited time through Friends of NRA at

The skeet set is made possible through a partnership with The NRA Foundation, Browning Arms Co. and Baron Technology, Inc.

“Browning is honored to support the National Rifle Association and The NRA Foundation in any way we can,” said Denny Wilcox, Firearms Product Manager for the Browning Arms Co. “Contributing to an organization at the forefront of preserving the Second Amendment rights of US citizens and promoting the shooting sports to the world is an honor.”

The Browning Citori Gran Lightning joins a long list of custom guns assembled for Friends of NRA over the last two decades. Built on a 12GA frame, the shotgun includes 28” 12GA, 20GA, 28GA and 410GA jeweled barrels. An exquisitely engraved Watts nickel-plated receiver features 24K gold plating for an antiqued appearance.

“This one-of-a-kind Citori is an extraordinary offering and will be the centerpiece of anyone’s collection,” said David Baron, President, Baron Technology, Inc. “You win in two ways with your bid on this shotgun, and the rest of us win too – by your generous support of The NRA Foundation and the Friends of NRA program.”

All funds raised by this auction will go to The NRA Foundation. Since its inception 1992, The NRA Foundation has been America's leading charitable organization in the support of shooting sports, funding over 18,000 grants totaling over $180 million.

“Working with Browning and Baron Technology on this shotgun set over the last six months has been exciting,” said John Da Silva, National Manager of Events & Marketing, Friends of NRA. “Industry support is fundamental in achieving The NRA Foundation’s mission. It’s gratifying to play a part in making a difference preserving the future of shooting sports across America.”

An industry leader in sporting arms, technical hunting clothing and outdoor-related products, Browning Arms Co. was founded in Utah in 1927 to market the sporting designs of John Browning. Learn more about Browning at

Baron Technology, Inc. is the largest and most versatile independent finishing company in the United States dedicated to decorative and industrial engraving of high-value, three-dimensional products. Learn more about Baron at

Learn more about Friends of NRA at Contact Event Services Manager Jeremy Greene at (703) 267-1354 or [email protected] to find out how to become more involved.

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