From top of the line guns, to once-in-a-lifetime hunts, the finest artwork, stunning jewelry and more, SCI’s auctions at the 2019 SCI Hunters’ Convention offer a variety of items sure to delight any bidder. Everyone is a winner: the bidder is awarded a valuable product or experience and SCI gets crucial funds to help preserve our hunting heritage and enable conservation efforts to occur around the globe.
Below are items you will find at this year’s auction. For an extensive list of auction items and their descriptions, go to https://www.showsci.org/auction/.
Fausti ‘Classico’ Side-by-Side Shotgun
Fausti Stefano SRL has donated a Fausti ‘Classico’ Side-by-Side Shotgun in 20 gauge. The hammer gun has always fascinated and attracted the more traditional hunters and collectors of fine guns. Fausti remains today as one of the few manufacturers to produce these gorgeous guns for their passionate followers. The ultimate model is called ‘Classico.’ It features newly designed external hammers finished entirely by hand as well as the engraving, a mix of traditional and modern pattern harmoniously engraved in ‘bulino’ style and signed by the engraver, the Master Stefano Muffolini. The ‘Classico’ that Fausti has donated for the Safari Club International 2019 Auction is a 20 gauge version, featuring a 28-in. barrel length, improved cylinder/modified fixed chokes, selected wood with rubber pad, oil finished, hand-checkering, bone and charcoal exclusive finishing and leather case. Beauty and harmony, these are the proper words to describe a remarkable example of Italian craftmanship in this Fausti masterpiece. For more information, visit www.faustiarms.com. Valued at $16,000
For the lady with exquisite taste in jewelry, Baranof Jewelers has donated a breathtaking Tanzanite Necklace set in 14 karat white gold. The Tanzanite is violet blue in color and exceptionally vivid. Tanzanite is one of the world’s rarest precious gem stones. This tanzanite is made of oval-shape, modified brilliant cut, intense purple-blue, very even vivid color. Baranof’s is the place to be if you are looking for the finest in unique, rare and collectible jewelry. For more information, contact Andrea at 435-658-3877.
Bighorn Sheep Hunt
5-day Desert Bighorn Sheep Hunt for one hunter and one observer at the Santa Rosa Hunting Ranch located in Satevo Chihuahua, Mexico. Valued at $40,000
Can’t attend the Convention this year? Follow the auctions and bid online. Get approved to bid at https://auction.safariclub.org/auctionlist.aspx.
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About the SCI Hunters’ Convention:
Safari Club expects upwards of 24,000 worldwide hunters to visit Reno, Nevada, January 9-12, 2019. The SCI Hunters’ Convention represents the largest and most successful event to raise money for advocacy to protect hunters’ rights. The 2019 Hunters’ Convention will be held at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center with over 452,000 square feet of exhibits and almost 1,100 exhibiting companies.
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