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Entries for December 2010


Special Anniversary Colt 1911 Named a 2011 SHOT Show Gun A specially engraved Colt 1911 celebrating the 100th anniversary of that acclaimed side arm and featuring the Serial Number 1911COLT2011 is featured as a 2011 SHOT Show auction gun.   Typically, a milestone firearm such as this 100th Anniversary 1911 ends up locked away in a museum, a company vault or in a company executive’s private collection. Thanks to Colt and NSSF, however, this highly collectible handgun is being made available to Colt enthusiasts worldwide through auction on The auction opened for bidding on Dec. 17 and will close at 1 p.m. on Jan. 21. A special auction of two Browning firearms, including a new Model 1911-22 featuring Serial No. 1911 and a new Model Browning that will be announced on on Jan. 1, will also be featured as SHOT Show auction guns. The SHOT Show auction is administered by the Hunting Heritage Trust for NSSF.


"Win a Classic Colt" Sweepstakes.  Visit between December 1, 2010 and March 15, 2011 and enter to win a classic Colt® Single Action Army® revolver.  One Grand Prize will be awarded.  No purchase is necessary to win.  Got to to view rules and restrictions and completre an entry form.  You must be 21 years of age or older to win.