Gun Raffle To Benefit Historical Society

June 14, 2022 at 2:27 AM

     The DuBois Area Historical Society in partnership with a Colorado-based firearms business Rocky Mountain Firearms is selling chances to win a DuBois Sesquicentennial commemorative rifle.

     The commemorative rifles are a Henry Golden Boy, and a Henry Big Boy. The .22-caliber Henry Golden Boy has a brass finished receiver and octagon barrel. Only 15 of this model will be available, selling for $995. The Henry Big Boy is a large-bore rifle with an octagon barrel available in 357, 44, or 45-caliber. It sells for $1,595.

     Each of the rifles has local engravings of:  B & S Shaft #1 mine, BR&P Depot, DuBois Brewery, Sesquicentennial logo, DuBois Mansion, banner of the Great Fire of 1888, Van Tassel Tannery, and DuBois Area Historical Society logo.

     Chances on these collectable firearms are $10. Must be 18 or older to purchase a chance. The winners are responsible for completing the background check and for any additional fees. The winners will be drawn in October. For tickets or additional information contact the DuBois Area Historical Society at 814-371-9006.


Golden Boy


Big Boy

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