Own A Piece of Mountaineer History!
Joe R. Pyle Complete Auction and Realty Service proudly offers for auction a once-in-lifetime opportunity to own the FIRST Mountaineer Muzzleloader ever built by local gunsmith Marvin Wotring for use by the WVU Mountaineer!
100% of the proceeds to benefit Holy Pursuit’s Dream Foundation of West Virginia.
This unique rifle will be offered at auction during the 2019 Bob Huggins Fish Fry in Morgantown, WV. Online absentee bidding is available.
The live Auction Event will take place during the festivities of the Bob Huggins Fish Fry on February 1, 2019 at Mylan Park Event Center located at 111 Mylan Park Ln, Morgantown, WV 26501.
To attend the Fish Fry, guests will be required to purchase a ticket. To bid without attending the evening’s event, please use the online absentee bidding link or contact the Auction Company to arrange placing an absentee bid.
The rifle is built in the Pennsylvania Longrifle style and features WVU themed accents. It was built in 1977-1978 and issued to the WVU Mountaineer in 1978. It was carried by EIGHT Mountaineer mascots over a period of 7 years. It was returned to Mr. Wotring for repairs after an unfortunate incident and later donated by Mr. Wortring to the Holy Pursuit’s Dream Foundation with the understanding that any proceeds from its sale would benefit the children the Foundation blesses.
The rifle will be available for preview and inspection prior to the February 1st auction by appointment only.
For more information, visit www.JoeRPyleAuctions.com or call Ethan Moore at 304-592-6000
Terms: Cash. Checks accepted with positive ID and Auction Company Approval. Major Credit cards accepted. 5% Buyer’s Premium will be added to the successful bid. Buyer’s Premium will be waived for cash and check purchases. 100% of the proceeds will be given to the support the Holy Pursuit’s Dream Foundation.
Joe R. Pyle Complete Auction & Realty Service
Joe R. Pyle, WV 212
5546 Benedum Drive
Shinnston, WV 26431