Listed here are three packages up for auction to benefit USA Shooting as they prepare to go for gold in Rio 2016:
Auto-Ordnance Thompson 1927A-1 “Deluxe Semi-Auto” Model T1150D: This faithful remake of the classic “Tommy Gun” features a 16.5″ finned barrel, adjustable rear sight and a 50-round drum magazine. The winning bidder will also receive a Violin Case and a stick magazine. GunBroker clients can enter the bidding at www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewItem.aspx?Item=495410809.
Armscor TCM22 .22 TCM/9mm Combo 1911: Customized by TMT Tactical, the TCM ROCK Standard MS HC 1911 delivers blazing performance using a .22-caliber bullet traveling over 2,000 fps. This handgun also has a conversion kit of barrel and recoil spring to convert from .22 TCM to 9mm. TMT custom touches include tri-topped machine-milled slide, VZ Micarta grips and Cerakote in a battle-distressed burnt bronze and black finish. GunBroker clients can enter the bidding at www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewItem.aspx?Item=495341141.
Lipsey’s Traditions Performance Firearms Commemorative “Battle of New Orleans” Flintlock Rifle: Marked “1 of 200,” this muzzleloading flintlock Kentucky rifle is chambered in .50-caliber and has a walnut stock with engraved lock. This is a working flintlock, and being the first model in the series adds to the collector value. GunBroker clients can enter the bidding at www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewItem.aspx?Item=495518726.
Find more auctions by searching “Special Shooting Industry Masters Charity Auction,” at GunBroker.com. There are just a few more days left for bidding — these auctions close on Sunday, August 2 at 10:15 p.m. EDT.
“A hearty ‘thank you!’ to those manufacturers and custom gun makers who donated product for this year’s Masters Auction on GunBroker.com. Thanks to their efforts, one hundred percent of the proceeds will go directly to the USA Shooting Team as they get ready to represent our country next year in Rio,” says Roy Huntington, American Handgunner publisher. “Your bids will help support these world-class athletes and give you the chance to win heirloom-quality guns!”
“We have tremendous gratitude for this opportunity to be a part of the Shooting Industry Masters auctions on GunBroker.com,” said Robert Weekes, USA Shooting chief marketing officer. “The items available for auction have been generously provided by this industry’s greatest advocates of our cause, and we’re thankful they have joined with FMG to help USA Shooting Team athletes.”
More than 300 industry representatives, ranging from top administrators and factory personnel to professional shooters, competed in the 13th Annual Shooting Industry Masters on July 24-25 at the Claythorne Lodge in Columbus, Kansas. The Shooting Industry Masters is owned and operated by FMG Publications. For more information on the Masters, visit www.shootingindustry.com/masters.
About The Shooting Industry Masters
The Shooting Industry Masters owned and produced by FMG Publications, successfully brings many facets of the industry together for a relaxed, pressure-free shooting event where camaraderie and fun are top priorities. The 2015 event will be held July 24 and 25 at the Claythorne Lodge in Columbus, Kan.
For more information, please visit www.shootingindustry.com/masters.
About FMG Publications
FMG Publications provides the connection to virtually every segment of the shooting sports market and is looked to as the source for industry & product news. Publications include: GUNS Magazine, American Handgunner, Shooting Industry & American COP.
For more information, please visit www.FMGPublications.com.