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Mossberg Unveils The Head-Turning 500 Centennial 12-Gauge

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The Mossberg 500 Centennial is a dazzling addition to the gunmaker's anniversary collection.

What are the specs on the 500 Centennial:

Even with a new iteration of the shotgun, you can’t say much about the Mossberg 500 that hasn’t already been said. Well, it’s possible to squeeze a little extra verbiage in about this one … it’s a looker!

Nickel-plated receiver, jeweled bolt, gold-plated trigger, high-polished blued metal finish on the barrel and high-gloss finished walnut – all stops were pulled for the Mossberg 500 Centennial 12 Gauge. On top of that there’s plenty of engraving, always a nice touch on a field shotgun. This includes Mossberg's 100th Anniversary logo on the right side and a flushing ruff grouse on the left, each accented with 24-karat gold. Plenty of bling for a scattergun with an MSRP of $910.

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NORTH HAVEN, CT – O.F. Mossberg & Sons, Inc., a leading American firearms manufacturer, continues the celebration of the company’s 100th anniversary with the introduction of a limited edition Mossberg 500 Centennial pump-action shotgun, chambered in 12 gauge. This commemorative model features a nickel-plated receiver engraved with the Mossberg 100th Anniversary logo on the right side and a pair of flushing ruffed grouse on the left, highlighted in 24 karat gold. This model will be limited to 750 units, each with a special serial number that incorporates a unique prefix, used only for this production run.

The Mossberg 500 pump-action shotgun is designed for reliable, smooth operation with the combination of non-binding twin action bars; dual extractors; a positive steel-to-steel lock-up; anti-jam elevator; anodized aluminum receiver for added durability; and universally-recognized, ambidextrous top-mounted safety. And with over 12 million sold and over 50 years in production, the 500 platform has proven to be one of the most reliable shotgun designs available.

Mossberg 500 Centennial 12 Gauge (50100) – A Talo Group distributor exclusive, this attractive field pump-action features upgrades that distinguish it from our extensive line of 500 special purpose and hunting guns. The traditionally-styled, high-gloss walnut stock and forend has fine checkering on the pistol grip and wrapping around the underside of the forend and the stock is fit with a classic red rubber recoil pad. Distinctive jeweled bolt, gold-plated trigger and attractive high-polished blue metal finish on the barrel complement the high-gloss wood finish. The 28-inch vent rib barrel comes with Mossberg’s interchangeable ACCU-CHOKE™ choke tubes (Full, Modified and Improved Cylinder). The nickel-plated receiver is engraved with the Mossberg 100th Anniversary logo (right side) and flushing ruff grouse (left side), both highlighted with 24 karat gold accents, and each gun has a special serial number. MSRP: $910

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