One-of-a-kind Henry rifle sold at auction for over $25,000
Following an annual fundraising gala in Miami, Florida and the conclusion of an online auction for a one-of-a-kind rifle designed, built and donated by Henry Repeating Arms, the company is pleased to announce a total amount raised in the amount of $52,175 to benefit the Shadow Warriors Project. The nonprofit organization is the only one of its kind that provides post-engagement support for injured private military security contractors returning home from battle in some of the world’s most hostile places.
Shadow Warriors Project was co-founded by Mark “Oz” Geist, a member of the CIA Annex Security Team who became the target of a terrorist attack on September 11, 2012 in Benghazi, Libya, where he is credited with saving lives. of more than 25 Americans. On the 10th anniversary of these attacks, the Shadow Warriors Project held its first annual ‘Honor The Brave’ fundraising gala in Miami, Florida, where Henry Repeating Arms CEO and founder Anthony Imperato presented Geist with a check for $25,000. to enhance your mission. Throughout the evening, three more donated Henry Repeating Arms rifles raised $2,150 in silent auctions.
An online auction recently concluded for one of the most unique rifles ever made in Henry Repeating Arm’s 25-year history. Based on the 1860 patent for the first successful and practical repeating rifle, Henry Repeating Arms’ one-of-a-kind rifle featured hand-engraving on a hardened brass receiver and a stock made from rare show-grade American walnut. The engraving work included the Shadow Warriors Project logo on one side and the Seal of the President of the United States on the other. The virtual hammer fell with a winning bid of $25,025, which goes to the Shadow Warriors Project.
“We are delighted with the results of the auction, and to everyone who bid or helped spread the word, I sincerely thank you,” said Imperato. “It is certainly a feather in our cap that a rifle sells for such a price, but it is also a testament to Mark, the great work of his organization and the group of anonymous and hidden men and women that the Shadow Warriors Project is so dedicated to. to support. Everyone involved should be proud of what has been achieved so far.”
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Henry Repeating Arms is one of the leading manufacturers of rifles and shotguns in the United States and a world leader in the lever-action category. The company’s motto is “Made in America, or not at all,” and its firearms come with a lifetime warranty backed by award-winning customer service. The company is also known for its Guns For Great Causes charity program, which focuses on helping families of sick children, children’s hospitals, military veterans organizations, Second Amendment advocacy groups, and wildlife conservation organizations. The company currently employs more than 550 people and has more than 330,000 square feet of manufacturing space at its Wisconsin and New Jersey facilities. The company is named in honor of Benjamin Tyler Henry, who invented and patented the Henry lever-action rifle in 1860, the first practical repeating rifle and America’s unique contribution to the international firearms design scene. Visit Henry Repeating Arms online at henryusa.com, on Facebook at facebook.com/HenryRepeating, and @henry_rifles on Instagram.