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Laramie Wyoming 150th Anniversary Coach Shotgun – Limited to 12!In honor of the founding of the City of Laramie, Wellington LTD is proud to present your 150th Anniversary Special Edition. Built on a CZ Coach Shotgun, plated in 24-karat gold. We have honored key icons including Guy Holt on Steamboat. To mark this historic occasion Laramie and Albany County will celebrate the 150 years of HistoryUnion Pacific construction crews laid the track connecting what is now downtown Laramie to the rest of the country on May 4, 1868. The Transcontinental Railroad’s construction march across southern Wyoming. It’s a story of incredible engineering achievements and boisterous “Hell on Wheels” towns.Dale Creek bridge was the longest bridge on the UP at 650 feet long and 130 feet to gulley floor. East approach was at 8247 feet elevation, and 2 miles west of Sherman town. Sherman was the highest spot at 8640 feet. Sherman was just 19 miles south-east of Laramie, and downhill to 7280 feet on the plains. The bridge was replaced with a steel bridge once the rails met in 1869 in Utah.Rails went thru Laramie on May 4, 1868, soon after a station was built. Lost in a fire in 1917, the current RR station was built in 1924.
State of Maryland 375th Anniversary
Collector’s Grade Browning Citori White Lightning 12 ga. Over and Under shotgunThe Maryland State 375th Anniversary Special Edition is a Collector’s Grade Browning Citori White Lightning 12 ga. Over and Under shotgun with blued barrells. The receiver is plated in 24-karat gold with the engraved artwork defined with jewelry-grade nickel, a beautiful canvas for this work of art!Leonard Calvert, 1st Governor of Maryland Leonard was appointed the colony’s first governor. He landed there in the spring of 1634, arriving with 17 gentlemen and their wives and about two hundred others aboard the ships Ark and Dove and establishing the town of St. Mary’s.Francis Scott Key American lawyer, author, and amateur poet, from Georgetown, who wrote the words to the United States’ national anthem, “The Star-Spangled Banner”.Shortly after setting sail on the 22nd day of November, 1633, the Ark and Dove were swept by a terrible storm. At a small island then called St. Clement’s (today called Blakistone) they went ashore, set up a large cross, and gave thanks for their safe arrival. The date was March 25, 1634 which we celebrate today as Maryland Day.Lieutenant Colonel Tench Tilghman (December 25, 1744 – April 18, 1786) was an officer in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary war and served as aide de camp to General George Washington.The settlement of Lord Baltimore’s Maryland began with the arrival of passengers from England at St. Clement’s Island in the Potomac River in what is now southwestern St. Mary’s County on March 25, 1634 (the anniversary of this landing being annually celebrated as Maryland Day). The passengers arrived in two vessels, the Ark and the Dove, which had set sail from the Isle of Wight on November 22, 1633.
Texas 175th Anniversary Shotgun2020 will mark Texas’s 175th Anniversary and to celebrate this history and heritage, an heirloom is now available to carry on this legacy. Etched into steel is the foundation of this great state. Included on the shotgun are the founding fathers of Texas, the brave Texans who fought for Independence, the cattle industry that started...
Union County, North Carolina Special Edition
Collector’s Grade CZ 12 gauge Side by Side ShotgunWellington Firearms is proud to introduce the Union County Special Edition Shotgun. This family heirloom is tribute to the people and history of Union County, North Carolina. The Union County Special Edition is a Collector’s Grade CZ 12 gauge side by side double barrel shotgun with rabbit ears, exactly like the ones carried by Stage Coach drivers in the Old West. Fully plated in 24-karat gold, the engraved artwork is defined with jewelry-grade nickel, a beautiful canvas for this work of art. Images on the receiver and stock play tribute to the Seaboard Air Line Railway, the Skirmish as Wilson’s Store, the Union County Courthouse, and Davie’s Attack, all part of Union County’s historical legacy.