African Professional Hunters Association Auctions Paul Roberts .416 Rigby

The African Professional Hunters Association (APHA) tells is trying to raise some much-needed funds by auctioning off a .416 Rigby rifle built by Paul Roberts, who operated John Rigby & Co. (London) from 1984 to 1997 and later W.J. Jeffery & Co. from 2000 to 2011. The retail price is $23,000, and the minimum bid is $15,000. The association is also auctioning a seven-day safari to Namibia for plains game with Robin Hurt. That hunt is worth $9,500.

If you are interested, go to the APHA website and enter the association site, then click on Silent Auction. You have until January 24 to bid. The bidding ends at the start of the APHA Annual Cocktail Party at the Atlantis Hotel in Reno, Nevada during the 2013 Safari Club International Hunter’s Convention. Good luck!

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