YONKERS, N.Y., Jan. 11, 2017 — Kimber Mfg., Inc., a leading firearms manufacturer, today announced that the Kimber Micro 9 is the recipient of the coveted NRA Golden Bullseye Award for 2017 Shooting Illustrated Magazine’s Handgun of the Year.
Introduced in January of 2016, the Micro 9 blends Kimber dependability with superior design, offering sought-after small-scale 1911 ergonomics, a single action trigger, superior safety features, all-metal construction and American-made quality.
“We are proud to receive the Shooting Illustrated Golden Bullseye Award,” said Winslow Potter, Kimber’s director of product management. “We work hard to bring the best possible products to market, and this award is truly a testament to our team and demonstrates our commitment to excellence.”
Now in their 15th year, the NRA Publications Golden Bullseye Awards acknowledge the finest products available in the shooting sports marketplace. The winners are selected by a seven-member committee consisting of editors, graphic designers and veteran NRA Publication staff, representing more than a century of collective experience in the shooting and hunting industry.
The Micro 9, in multiple variants, is currently shipping to a network of over 2,000 Kimber Master Dealers. Micro 9 models have an MSRP starting at $654.
Kimber Mfg., Inc. is an American company that designs and manufactures premium firearms for individual, sporting, law enforcement and military markets. Complete information on Kimber firearms, accessories and Less-Lethal products is available at www.kimberamerica.com or by phone from Kimber in-house staff at (888) 243-4522. A detailed product catalog is available upon request. Kimber can also be found on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram.