by NRA Blog Staff - Monday, December 19, 2016
In 1866 Oliver Winchester introduced a legendary brand to the world that has extended for 150 years. In celebration of its 150th anniversary, Winchester Ammunition produced five custom-built, cartridge-firearm boards for a commemorative rifle collection – and there’s only one left!
The Winchester Model 1866 “Yellow Boy” was manufactured in 1871 and is a 3rd model rifle. This 1 of 5 exclusive Winchester framed cartridge and firearm collectible features historic ammunition cartridges, nostalgic packaging and is embellished with the Winchester 150th anniversary medallion.
This stunning piece is currently being auctioned and will be awarded to the highest bidder. Bid on it today and make it yours!
Proceeds from the sale of this historic piece of Winchester history will benefit Folds of Honor in support of their mission to provide educational scholarships to the children and spouses of those fallen or disabled while serving our nation.
To date, four Winchester 150th anniversary bullet boards have achieved more than $100,000 in 2016 with bids ranging from $6,500 to over $55,000. The Winchester Model 1866 bullet board is the most valued of the five custom built pieces and was purposely made available as the final commemorative piece of art to round out the 150th anniversary celebration.
For generations individuals across the world have experienced Winchester. Experience this piece of history for yourself and make your bid today! Bids are accepted now through 11pm CT on December 24, 2016.