GunBroker.com Hosts Specialty Auctions to Benefit The NRA Foundation

Hank Williams, Jr. Rifle
Hank Williams, Jr. Rifle
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Kennesaw, GA -(Ammoland.com)- GunBroker.com is proud to be hosting The NRA Foundation Specialty Auctions, donated by Big Horn Armory, Henry Repeating Arms and Colt Manufacturing Company.

Proceeds from these auctions will support The NRA Foundation, which supports those organizations and programs that ensure the continuation of our proud shooting and hunting heritage.

Big Horn Armory Model 89 Carbine Engraved Signature Edition Signed by Hank Williams, Jr. Rifle Auction will close on Thursday, April 9 at 8:30 PM CST

The auction can be viewed at: http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewItem.aspx?Item=473636273

This Model 89 features the engraved signature of Hank Williams, Jr., by Weldon Lister. WMD Guns applied the final coating prior to the firearm’s finishing at the Big Horn Armory, Inc., factory.

The lever action gun, the first lever action gun specifically designed for the .500 S&W Magnum, features a #1 Walnut stock, hunter black finish, 18-inch carbine barrel, letter of provenance signed by Hank Williams, Jr., and an authentication letter by Weldon Lister. It was signed on December 31, 2013, at a concert honoring the 60th anniversary of the passing of Hank Williams, Sr.

The Hank Williams, Jr. Rifle was donated to the National NRA Foundation Banquet & Auction at the NRA Annual Meetings by Big Horn Armory, Inc. The event will take place on Thursday, April 9 at 5:00PM CST. The firearm will be on display at the event with this online auction ending at 8:30 PM CST.

Henry Iron Frame
Henry Iron Frame

New Original Henry Iron Frame Rifle, Serial #1, Auction will close on Sunday, April 12 at 4:00 PM CST

The auction can be viewed at: http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewItem.aspx?Item=473541109

When the Model 1860 went into production, only about 200 rifles were manufactured with iron frames before the more common brass frame was adopted. Now, for the first time, Henry is recreating the iron frame Model 1860, and this is the number one gun of the series. The lever action gun fires .44-.40 and features case-hardened steel receiver, lever and buttplate, a fancy American Walnut stock and a 24-inch blued steel barrel.

The Henry Iron Frame was donated to the National NRA Foundation Banquet & Auction at the NRA Annual Meetings by Henry Repeating Arms. The event will take place on Thursday, April 9 at 5:00PM CST. The firearm will be on display at the Henry booth throughout the duration of the Annual Meetings at Booth #1438. This online auction will end on Sunday, April 12th at 4:00 PM CST.

Colt 200th Anniversary Edition Revolver Prototype
Colt 200th Anniversary Edition Revolver Prototype

Colt 200th Anniversary Edition Revolver Prototype Auction will close on Sunday, April 12 at 4:00 PM CST

The auction can be viewed at: http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewItem.aspx?Item=473631104

Introduced in 1873, no Colt revolver has earned greater fame than the Single Action Army. Colt produced this gun as the prototype for their 200th Commemorative series celebrating founder Samuel Colt’s 200th birthday. This .45 caliber Single Action Army revolver features a 7.5-inch barrel, all royal blue finish, and a black powder frame. This custom edition also features a 24k gold etched and plated Samuel Colt bust on the left side of the cylinder along with 24k gold plated side screws, hammer, trigger, and Samuel Colt’s signature.

This special Colt boasts unique engraving, grips and features:

  • Genuine Elephant Ivory grips – 1 Piece no medallions
  • Hand Engraved B+ Standard American Scroll Style
  • Double 24k Gold Plated Cylinder Bands at Rear of Cylinder
  • Single 24k Gold Plated Barrel Band at Front of Barrel
  • 24k Gold Etched and Plated Samuel Colt Bust on left side of Cylinder
  • 24k Gold Etched and Plated Colt Dome right side of cylinder
  • 24k Gold Etched and Plated Rampant Colt on top of back strap
  • 24k Gold Plated “1814 – 200th Anniversary – 2014” on backstrap
  • 24k Gold Plated Signature of Samuel Colt’s on right side of Barrel
  • 24k Gold Plated Trigger, Hammer and Side Screws

The Colt 200th Anniversary Edition Revolver Prototype was donated to the National NRA Foundation Banquet & Auction at the NRA Annual Meetings by Colt’s Manufacturing Company LLC. The event will take place on Thursday, April 9 at 5:00PM CST. The firearm will be on display at the event. The firearm will also be on display at the Colt booth throughout the duration of the Annual Meetings at booth #1401. This online auction will end on Sunday, April 12th at 4:00 PM CST.

Learn more about the National NRA Foundation Banquet and Auction at http://www.nraam.org/special-events/national-nra-foundation-banquet.aspx.

About The NRA Foundation

Established in 1990, The NRA Foundation, Inc. (“NRA Foundation”) is a 501 (c)(3) tax-exempt organization that raises tax-deductible contributions in support of a wide range of firearm-related public interest activities of the National Rifle Association of America and other organizations that defend and foster the Second Amendment rights of all law-abiding Americans. These activities are designed to promote firearms and hunting safety, to enhance marksmanship skills of those participating in the shooting sports, and to educate the general public about firearms in their historic, technological and artistic context. Funds granted by The NRA Foundation benefit a variety of constituencies throughout the United States including children, youth, and women, individuals with physical disabilities, gun collectors, law enforcement officers, hunters and competitive shooters.

For more information, please visit www.NRAFoundation.org.

About Big Horn Armory

Big Horn Armory is the designer and manufacturer of the Model 89. It is the first lever action gun specifically designed for the .500 S&W Magnum. The Model 89 and all of its components are proudly made in the USA.

Learn more about Big Horn Armory, Inc., at www.BigHornArmory.com.

About Henry Repeating Arms Company

Today, the Henry Repeating Arms Company makes its home in Bayonne, New Jersey and in Rice Lake, Wisconsin. From our inception our goal has been to manufacture a line of classic, well-crafted firearms that every enthusiast would find readily affordable. Our American made rifles are engineered with features that other gun makers often charge twice the price for. We take great pride in manufacturing our rifles in the United States, hence our corporate motto “Made in America, or Not Made at All”.

Learn more about Henry Repeating Arms at www.HenryRifles.com.

About Colt Manufacturing

Colt is one of the world’s leading designers, develops and manufacturers of firearms. The company has supplied civilian, military and law enforcement customers in the United States and throughout the world for more than 175 years. Colt operates its manufacturing facilities in West Hartford, Connecticut and Kitchener, Ontario.

For more information on Colt and its subsidiaries, please visit www.Colt.com.

About GunBroker.com

GunBroker.com is the world’s largest gun auction website. Launched in 1999, GunBroker.com is an informative, secure and safe way to buy and sell firearms, ammunition and hunting/shooting gear online. GunBroker.com promotes responsible ownership of guns and firearms. Aside from merchandise bearing its logo, GunBroker.com sells none of the items listed on its website. Third-party sellers list items on the site and Federal and state laws govern the sale of firearms and other restricted items. Ownership policies and regulations are followed using licensed firearms dealers as transfer agents.

For more information, please visit www.GunBroker.com.

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RedClayBlues
RedClayBlues
6 years ago

Any chance you could show some more pictures of that Commemorative 1973 Colt. That thing just about brings tears to your eyes and pictures are the only way I’ll ever get to see it.