Firearms and Safaris: Featured Attractions at NRA-ILA 40th Anniversary Dinner & Auction

posted on March 31, 2015

The Ninth Annual NRA-ILA Dinner and Auction, presented by Henry Repeating Arms, will take place this year at the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville, Tenn., on Friday, April 10 at 6 p.m. This highly anticipated event, which attracts celebrities, industry executives and a host of Second Amendment supporters from around the country, provides direct support for NRA’s legislative, legal and political efforts. undefined

This year’s event will feature some impressive, one-of-a-kind items made and donated just for the auction, including engraved firearms, knives, fine art, hunts and trips from around the globe. A few of this year’s featured hunts include: a seven-day Cape buffalo hunt in Tanzania with Rungwa Safaris, donated by Harpeet Brar; a driven hunt in Spain for five red stag, 10 hinds, with all the wild boar you can hunt, donated by Espacaza; a Shikar safari, a Montana elk hunt; South Dakota prairie dog hunt; and a mule deer hunt. Featured firearms this year include a Krieghoff Classic .470 Nitro Express Double Rifle, a one-of-a-kind Barrett 82A1 rifle, and other fine quality firearms from Les Baer, Colt, Ruger, Beretta, Black Rain Ordnance, Taurus, Dakota Arms, Remington, Century Arms, SIG Sauer, FNH, Browning, Springfield, CMMG, ArmaLite, Lauer Custom Weaponry, Nemo, Rhino Arms and more!undefined

The auction will also feature premium optics from Zeiss, Swarovski, Leupold and Schmidt & Bender. Jerry Fisk and Knife Rights have donated a custom Bowie knife with Damascus blade, and a handle made from a tree planted by Thomas Jefferson himself. In addition, there will be an original painting from renowned artist John Seerey Lester. These are just a few of the high-quality items you can expect to bid on at this unique event, with all proceeds going toward protecting our hunting and firearm heritage. Tickets are $500 for an individual, and $5,000 for a table. With limited tickets available, this event is expected to sell out. Please contact Wendy Martin to purchase tickets at [email protected] or (703) 267-1229. 

Tickets are $500 for an individual, and $5,000 for a table. With limited tickets available, this event is expected to sell out. Please contact Wendy Martin to purchase tickets at [email protected] or (703) 267-1229.


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