GENESEO, IL (AmmoLand.com) – Now through Sept. 11, Springfield Armory is holding an auction of a Limited Edition 1911 TRP Operator engraved handgun on GunBroker.com, with 100 percent of the proceeds going to Veterans Airlift Command in commemoration of Sept. 11. The auction will conclude on Friday, Sept. 11.
The handgun is one of only two made and is engraved with an American flag, numbered and comes in a specially designed commemorative case that also contains a 9/11 Challenge Coin. A Veterans Airlift Command Challenge Coin will accompany the shipment in a separate container.
Veterans Airlift Command provides free air transportation to post-9/11 combat wounded and their families for medical and other compassionate purposes through a national network of volunteer aircraft owners and pilots.
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About the Springfield Armory 1911 Series:
Springfield Armory began offering newly manufactured 1911s to the buying public in 1985, after the U.S. military had begun the process of retiring the model. The next 28 years firmly established Springfield Armory as the leading manufacturer of 1911s, the standard by which all other 1911s are judged …read more