American Hunting Rifles Custom CZ Model 550 Safari Classic .505 Gibbs Rifle

SOLD FOR: $9075

LSB#: 230720KI001

Make: CZ USA

Model: American Hunting Rifle Custom 550 Safari Classic

Serial Number: B096415

Year of Manufacture: 2005-Present (Customized in 2015)

Caliber: .505 Gibbs

Action Type: Bolt Action Rifle w/ Internal Hinged Floorplate Magazine

Markings: The CZ markings have been scrubbed except for the serial number on the left side of the chamber ring, “B096415”. The left side of the barrel shank is marked “505 GIBBS” and the right is marked “AHR ‘15”.

Barrel Length: Cut to 22.5” and threaded. A flash hider is included separately.

Sights / Optics: The front sight is a vent-hooded red fiber optic beaded blade atop a smooth ramped riser that is banded to the barrel. The rear sight is an ERA express sight with a fixed front V-notch with a white line aim guide. There is one additional folding leaf that is marked. The leaves are on a base that is drift adjustable for windage. The top of the receiver is grooved for mounting an optic (not included).

Stock Configuration & Condition: The stock is one-piece AAA checkered walnut with a capped forend and pistol grip, fluted straight comb, cheek piece, sling stud mount in the belly and one banded to the barrel, and a soft Decelerator black rubber buttpad. There are no significant imperfections. The checkering is sharp. There are no chips or cracks. The LOP measures 13 5/8” & 12 5/8” from the front of the trigger to the back of the buttpad and wood, respectively. The pad shows scattered light rub wear and is soft. The stock rates in about Excellent overall condition.

Type of Finish: Caustic Bluing

Finish Originality: Original to Customization

Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no erosion in the bore. In this writer’s opinion, the bore rates 10/10.

Overall Condition: This rifle retains about 99% of its current metal finish. There is no significant wear or damage. The screw heads are sharp. The markings are crisp. Overall, this rifle rates in about Excellent condition as customized.

Mechanics: The action functions correctly. The trigger is light and crisp. We did not fire this rifle. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance requirements.

Box, Paperwork & Accessories: The previously mentioned flash hider is included.

Our Assessment: CZ is known for its high-quality, reliable sporting and hunting rifle. This AHR customized Model 550 Safari Classic is a testament to that with a light trigger that breaks clean and crisp and a bright bore. American Hunting Rifles has long been known for quality, dependability and accuracy. This is a big game hunter, chambered for .505 Gibbs. The .505 Gibbs is a niche cartridge designed for hunting heavy, thick-skinned dangerous game animals, such as cape buffalo, elephant, and rhino. This rifle is a true beauty, sporting a AAA walnut stock and a sharp caustic blue metal finish. It is in Excellent condition, retaining about 99% custom finish. Please see our photos and good luck!


American Hunting Rifles Custom CZ Model 550 Safari Classic .505 Gibbs Rifle
American Hunting Rifles Custom CZ Model 550 Safari Classic .505 Gibbs Rifle