Fall 2023 Premier Firearms & Militaria Auction
November 3rd, 4th, 5th, & 6th, 2023
This auction will feature an outstanding collection of items spanning multiple categories including Modern, Military, Sporting, & Antique firearms & militaria! Below is just a small grouping of select highlights from the massive offering to be featured in this upcoming sale!
LIMITED EDITION “BIG 5” SMITH & WESSON MODEL 500 SAFARI CLUB INTERNATIONAL 1 of 300
Cal. 500 S&W Mag
Bbl. 8 3/8″
Mfg. 2004. The first 500 S&W Magnum revolver was introduced at SHOT Show 2003 & was an instant hit. Built on the X-Frame The Safari Club International Big 5 Commemorative features roll engraving w/ 24 Kt. Gold inlays of the African Big 5 animals; Leopard, Lion,Cape Buffalo, Rhino, and Elephant. Hi luster finish 8 3/8″ serrated top barrel w/ muzzle brake. Black blade front & white outline micrometer click adjustable rear sights. 5 shot fluted cylinder. .430″ checkered hammer & .400″ smooth trigger. Full length barrel lug.
Barrel marked on left side; “500 S&W MAGNUM / BIG 5 COMMEMORATIVE” & Rhino’s w/ gold inlay. Barrel marked on right side; “SMITH & WESSON / SAFARI CLUB INTERNATIONAL” & Elephants w/ gold inlay. Right sideplate engraved w/ all of the Big 5 animals in gold inlay and “BIG FIVE”. Receiver marked w/ SCI logo & “ONE OF 300”. Smooth front strap & backstrap. High quality, smooth white plastic grips.
UNATTACHED ACCESSORIES: hardwood & glass display case lined w/ blue velvet material, Factory letter validating 1 of 300 custom engraved by S&W.