Monday, February 28, 2011

Hemingway's Elephant Gun for Sale

Looking for a new gun? Do you have an extra $150,000-200,000 lying around? If so, you're in luck. Ernest Hemingway's 1913 .577 caliber, double barrel Nitro Express elephant gun is for sale! This is a big gun, weighing in at 16 pounds. It was made by English gun makers Westley Richards, who continue to make some beautiful firearms even today. This particular gun accompanied Hemingway on a safari in 1953.

Read more on Garden and Gun and check out some more photos too. Auction starts March 14 through James D. Julia!

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