Presenting A Weatherby Rifle
& Kimber Matched Pair
The Hunting Heritage Trust has partnered with two iconic names in the firearms industry to create a series of highly collectible 2017 SHOT Show Auction offerings.
These special firearms are the first ever created for the SHOT Show Auction by Weatherby and Kimber. Featured auction items for the 2017 SHOT Show Auction can be viewed at www.gunbroker.com. Bidding began in late December and will be on display at the GunBroker.com’s SHOT Show booth, #15147. The SHOT Show auction is administered for the National Shooting Sports Foundation by the Hunting Heritage Trust.
One-Of-A-Kind Weatherby Mark V Combines Tradition With Perfection
The 2017 SHOT Show Auction Weatherby was designed in combined recognition of Weatherby’s 70th Anniversary, the introduction of the new Model Mark V and the introduction of the powerful new 6.5-300 Weatherby Magnum cartridge.
This is the only Weatherby rifle ever offered in a SHOT Show auction. It combines brand new Weatherby features with innovative engraving and design. The centerpiece of the special rifle is serial number PM000070 in celebration of Weatherby’s 70th anniversary. The historical significance of this heirloom rifle will be documented in a signed Letter of Authentication from Weatherby President Ed Weatherby.
The new Mark V features the first significant refinements to this classic rifle since its introduction in 1958, maximizing the rifle’s fit, feel and performance. All Weatherby Mark V Accumarks are guaranteed to shoot sub-MOA and the new 6.5-300 Weatherby Magnum is the fastest production 6.5mm there is. Additionally, the Mark V is mounted with a Leupold Vari-X III 4.5×14 for long-range applications.
This one-of-a kind Weatherby features hand engraving by Heidi Roos of Baron Engraving in Trumbull, Conn., engraver of other SHOT Show auction guns.
Visit www.gunbroker.com to see a gallery of images for this one-of-a-kind Weatherby rifle.
Kimber Super Match II 1911 and SuperAmerica .308 Rifle
A one-of-a-kind paired Kimber Super Match II 1911 pistol and a Kimber SuperAmerica .308 Traditional rifle, custom-engraved and offering unique “Super” serial numbers are featured as a 2017 SHOT Show auction package. The special package marks the first time that Kimber firearms have been featured in the SHOT Show auction. It’s also the first time that a themed handgun and rifle have ever been offered by one manufacturer.
The paired Kimber Super Match II 1911 and Kimber SuperAmerica Traditional rifle will each feature serial numbers emphasizing their “Super” status among target shooters, hunters and collectors. The 1911 will feature serial number “SUPER1911” and the rifle will carry serial number “SUPER308.” Both guns feature coordinated hand engraving by Rob Bunting of Baron Engraving in Trumbull, Conn.
The new Super Match II 1911is designed for competition right out of the box with all new features and an accuracy guarantee of one-inch five-shot groups at 25 yards. The .45 ACP features Kimber adjustable sights, fancy walnut grips and match-grade trigger.
The Kimber SuperAmerica Traditional rifle offers an extraordinary combination of design and performance features that provide classic bolt-action elegance, reliability, accuracy and a light weight. This .308 features a highly polished 22-inch barrel with match-grade chamber and is guaranteed to shoot sub-MOA. Stock is hand-rubbed AAA-grade walnut with ebony forearm tip. The rifle is fitted with a streamlined Nightforce 2.5-10×42 NXS Compact Riflescope.