Springfield Armory auctioning #1 Chris Kyle 1911 Pistol (VIDEO)

Springfield Armory is taking advantage of the NRA Annual Meeting to auction off the #0001 Limited Edition Chris Kyle TRP Operator 1911 pistol on Gun Broker. The current bid as of noon Friday May 19 was $17,550. Proceeds will go to the Chris Kyle Foundation.

Taya Kyle will be on hand on Saturday May 20 along with Springfield Armory president and CEO Dennis Reese to present the award to the winner.

Springfield Armory partnered with the Chris Kyle Foundation and the Kyle family to produce Chris Kyle pistol. While in combat, Chris chose the Springfield Armory TRP.

Springfield Amory will produce 1,000 of the pistols, each with a unique serial number ranging from CK0001 through CK1000. Suggested MSRP is $2,495.

Who will win and how much will the final bid be? Stay tuned to Guns.com tomorrow to find out. We will be filming the event.