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.500 Jeffery Laubscher & Jobert
  • .500 Jeffery Laubscher & Jobert

    SKU: 1272402

    Crafted by reknowned gunmaker Benny Laubscher and Danie Joubert of South Africa, this rifle is in mint condition aside from handling marks in the well-figured stock. This excellent rifle handles and points quite nicely.  A must have for those who appreciate exceptional quality in their big bore rifles. This rifle has provenance and belonged to well known Tanzania professional hunter Michael Fell and has accounted for several dozen elephant and hippo, dozens of buffalo and a few lions. This is a tried and trusted gun that you want beside you on any African safari in dangerous game country. 


    500 Jeffery, 24 1/2" barrel with bright excellent bore. The metal surfaces exhibit 99% of a smooth satin rust blue having just a slight amount of fading at the muzzle and on the bolt handle. The maker's name is stamped ahead of the rear sight; the caliber is engraved in the top of the receiver ring, and engraved on the floor plate is "3 Cartridges".

    The checkering is crisp and well executed with mullered borders, the forend having a full wrap-around pattern. The gun features a steel gripcap with engraved edge, a beaded right hand cheekpiece, a silver monogram oval in the toeline, and a Silvers type recoil pad providing a length of 14 3/8". In addition, the forend is tipped in horn, the dual stock cross pins are engraved, and the floorplate has a conventional release in the guard bow. The gun is equipped with a barrel band ramp mounted blade front sight with folding hood and a single leaf express rear sight mounted swivels.

    • Rifle Specs

      Sights Rear express single sight, 100 yards; banded sling swivel and front sight with fold up hood
      Rifle Weight 9.50#
      Barrel Lengths 24.25"
      Muzzle Diameter .820"
      Metal Finish Blued
      Engraving Cross bolts, guard screws, around grip cap edge, stippling on front bridge and ramp on rear sight, floor plate: "3 CARTRIDGES"
      LOP 14 3/8"
      Recoil Pad NECG red pad, 1.25"
      Drop at Comb .800"
      Drop at Heel 1.450"
      Stock Hardware Inlay gold oval with initials "SBS." steel grip cap, 2 steel cross bolts, rear sling swivel, escutcheon, horn forend tip 
      Checkering Pattern Wrap around with Mullered border
      LPI 22
      Stock Highly figured walnut


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