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Rocky Mountain Elk Head Taxidermy Shoulder Mount For Sale

  • Common Name: Elk
  • Latin Name: Cervus canadensis
  • Item Number: 20375
  • Overall Grade: Premier +
Premier +

Regular Price: $8,125.00

Special Price $6,500.00

Availability: In stock

This item is in stock and ready for immediate shipment!



Description of Taxidermy For Sale

This is a truly massive Rocky Mountain Elk taxidermy shoulder mount. This regal bull is posed looking straight out into the room with his head in an upright position to best display the crown of antlers on this bulls head! The antlers on this elk are truly something to behold with over FORTY-ONE feet of antler at an SCI gold medal score of 495 5/8!  All this combined with expert-quality taxidermy craftsmanship earns this item our prestigious Premier Plus overall quality rating. All applicable dimensions are included to help ensure this item will fit within your intended display space.

- This Rocky Mountain Elk exceeds the Safari Club International Gold Medal trophy book score requirement.

- There is a hanger attached to the back of this item.

- The item will hang on a properly anchored heavy bolt or screw.

- Detachable antlers for easy shipping!

About the Elk (Cervus canadensis)

Elk (or wapiti) are related to deer but are much larger than most of their relatives. A bull elk's antlers may reach 4 feet above their head so that the animal towers up to 9 feet tall. Bull elk lose their antlers in the early spring, but they begin to grow them back only a handful of weeks later in preparation for the late-summer breeding season. In early summer, elk migrate to high mountain grazing grounds where the cows give birth. During the late summer breeding season, the bugling of bull elk echoes through the mountains. These powerful animals strip the velvet off their new antlers using them in violent clashes that determine who gets to mate with whom. Males with the bigger antlers, typically older animals, usually win these battles and dominate small herds.

  • Depth:


  • Height:


  • Width:


  • Weight:

    85 lbs

  • Main Beam Length (L):

    56 3/8"

  • Main Beam Length (R):

    53 1/8"

  • G1/T1 Tine (L):

    12 6/8"

  • G1/T1 Tine (R):

    16 0/8"

  • G2/T2 Tine (L):

    18 2/8"

  • G2/T2 Tine (R):

    19 0/8"

  • G3/T3 Tine (L):

    22 7/8"

  • G3/T3 Tine (R):

    20 4/8"

  • G4/T4 Tine (L):

    18 1/8"

  • G4/T4 Tine (R):

    14 7/8"

  • G5/T5 Tine (L):

    19 5/8"

  • G5/T5 Tine (R):

    24 7/8"

  • G6/T6 Tine (L):

    17 2/8"

  • G6/T6 Tine (R):

    17 1/8"

  • G7/T7 Tine (L):

    5 0/8"

  • G7/T7 Tine (R):

    11 4/8"

  • G8/T8 (R):

    2 3/8"

  • Abnormal Point 1 (L):

    6 5/8"

  • Abnormal Point 1 (R):

    9 6/8"

  • Abnormal Point 2 (L):

    10 3/8"

  • Abnormal Point 2 (R):

    9 1/8"

  • H1/C1 Circum. (L):

    12 2/8"

  • H1/C1 Circum. (R):


  • H2/C2 Circum. (L):

    9 7/8"

  • H2/C2 Circum. (R):

    10 1/8"

  • H3/C3 Circum. (L):

    9 2/8"

  • H3/C3 Circum. (R):

    9 4/8"

  • H4/C4 Circum. (L):

    6 1/8"

  • H4/C4 Circum. (R):

    7 6/8"

  • Outside Spread:

    46 2/8"

  • Inside Spread:

    33 2/8"

  • Gross Score (Decimal):


  • SCI Score (Fractional):

    495 5/8"

  • B&C Score (Fractional):

    466 1/8"

This item ships FREE via Standard Delivery to the lower 48 states.

We use a variety of carriers, including USPS, FedEx, UPS & Spee-Dee Delivery, choosing each carrier based on the weight, dimensions and destination of your order.

We pack and ship all of our items with a dedication to safe and secure transit, and over 40 years of taxidermy-shipping experience, utilizing innovative new ways to pack your order (box or crate), ensuring it arrives to you in the exact same conditon that it left our store.

*Delivery to Alaska or Hawaii may incur an additional shipping surcharge based on the weight and dimension of the item purchased.

Each item we sell comes with its own Grade & Specifications Certificate (GSC)
Grading each item based on it's overall characteristics helps assist clients by taking the guess work out of choosing the right quality taxidermy piece to meet their needs. We assign grades to each item based on our 40+ years of experience in the taxidermy industry. From serious world class specimen collectors to first time buyers, we can help you find just the right item to meet your needs!

The Specifications of each item, including dimensions and unique characteristics, are recorded on each GSC Card. We include the Depth, Height, Width and Weight of every item when possible. We also include other features such as horn and antler length (when applicable) as well as any other key attributes and descriptions to better identify each items unique characteristics. Below is a sample GSC card. The Specifications and Grade information are provided in each listing.