Krieghoff Essencia Sidelock “Big Five” Double Rifle

Krieghoff Essencia Sidelock “Big Five” Double Rifle

Perfection Deeply Rooted in Hunting Tradition

About the Essencia Sidelock “Big Five” Double Rifle

Pure elegance, first-class craftsmanship and proven technology: the Essencia “Big Five” is a sidelock double rifle which falls into the same category as the highly coveted “best” English or Italian guns.

The lines and shapes of this gun are soft and round, and with its light weight, the Essencia is the best companion on a big game hunt or safari.

Standard Features

Essencia Sidelock “Big Five” Double Rifle:

The Krieghoff Essencia Sidelock “Big Five” Double Rifle in .500 NE (3″) is built on a modified 12 gauge frame


  • Full sidelocks in form and shape matching the Essencia Program
  • English Scroll Engraving as on Essencia Sidelock
  • “Krieghoff” and “Essencia” on bottom of frame
  • Engraved in gold, oval shape on receiver bottom
  • All metal finish to be Case Color Hardened
  • Double Triggers
  • Automatic Safety



  • Length: 25″
  • Express Rib, Matted
  • “Krieghoff” and “.500 NE” engraved in Gold on rib
  • Krieghoff “See-Through” sight with folding front moon sight; spare front sight.
  • Double barrel bands in gold
  • Purdy Lock-up
  • Automatic ejectors
  • 1″ detachable sling swivels



  • Right Hand stock with Rigby cheek piece made to customer’s dimensions
  • Wood Grade:  Essencia Deluxe (customer picks blank at Krieghoff International)
  • Kick-Eez black rubber recoil pad installed
  • Gold Oval inlayed in underside of buttstock
  • Pistol Grip Cap with trap for extra front sight; engraved and case color hardened.



  • Essencia Leather Case with protective Canvas Cover; Facchina leather emblem on outside of case
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