Green Top and Benelli USA Unveil Special Edition Super Black Eagle 3 “Virginian” Shotgun to Commemorate Retailer’s 75th Anniversary

A limited edition shotgun produced for this special occasion is exclusively available at Green Top starting today.

ASHLAND, VA—Today, green top introduces the new “Virginian”, a limited edition Benelli Super Black Eagle 3, commemorating 75 years of retail business. benelli united states is an iconic firearms manufacturer known for creating one of the largest selections of semi-automatic shotguns in the world.

Today at 10 am, executives from Green Top and Benelli USA will present the “Virginian”. This exclusive, limited edition touts unique serial numbers beginning with 75GT, signifying Green Top’s 75th anniversary (“GT” stands for Green Top and “75” indicates the company’s 75 years in business). Adding to the value of this unique Super Black Eagle 3, these limited shotguns have been produced specifically for this event.

The “Virginian” is a 12-gauge version of the popular Super Black Eagle 3 model. It features a 26-inch barrel chambered for 3-1⁄2-inch shells. The “Virginian” features a Realtree Timber® finish and is equipped with five premium BE.ST choke tubes. The BE.ST finish is guaranteed not to rust or corrode for 25 years. Other features include a braided parachute sling, a hard case, a “Virginian” logo sticker, and a certificate of authenticity. The “Virginian” is available for purchase in-store at Green Top today. A limited quantity will be available online at Green Top, and a reserve quantity will be featured at the next GreenTop Outdoor ExhibitionOctober 1-2, 2022. Green Top exclusively sells the “Virginian” for $1,999.99.

“After 75 years in business, we have a lot to celebrate, especially our relationship with amazing suppliers, and we are so grateful that Benelli USA is helping us celebrate our 75th anniversary with such an amazing product and continued support,” said the CEO. by Green Top. Blaine Altaffer. “The ‘Virginian’ is absolutely sensational, and we can’t wait to share it with our incredible loyal customers. The Benelli Super Black Eagle 3 is a great gun for waterfowl sportsmen and all hunters and shooters. We anticipate that many people will clamor for these special edition ‘Virginian’ models.”

“We are proud to have such a loyal customer base here in Virginia and beyond. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to own such a unique and high quality part of our legacy. As part of this limited product launch and special event, in-store displays will showcase the “Virginian” with opportunities for customers to have a photo taken with their new Benelli, which can be shared on social media using the hashtag #MeAndMyVirginian Altaffer continued. .

“Green Top represents one of those rare and treasured success stories that has had a positive impact not only on generations of American athletes but also on the industry,” said the general manager of Benelli USA. Tom DeBolt. “From the showroom floor to the administrative suite, Green Top staff lead by example, showing how dedication to customer service and appreciation can lead to lasting rewards. Green Top has been a highly valued partner of Benelli USA for many years. And we are honored to help the company celebrate this rare milestone with the ‘Virginia’ Super Black Eagle 3 special edition.”

About the green top

Since 1947, Green Top has been Virginia’s headquarters for recreational anglers, hunters and shooters, providing the best outdoor products on the market at competitive prices. Throughout its 75-year history, the company has held to one standard in everything it has accomplished: providing the best customer service and advice on the products it sells. That dedication to its customers for their continued loyalty and support is why Green Top is Virginia’s largest independent outdoor retailer and firearms distributor. Learn more at

About Benelli

Headquartered in Accokeek, Maryland, Benelli offers the world’s largest selection of semi-automatic shotguns, as well as a variety of rifles. Since the company’s inception, Benelli has led the world in innovative firearm technology, including the innovative Benelli Inertia Driven system, effective Comfort Tech recoil reduction systems and BE.ST anti-corrosion coatings. Because of this commitment to innovation, they are recognized as the world’s leading manufacturer of premium firearms for competitive shooters, hunters and defense professionals. Benelli United States | 17603 Indian Main Road | Accokeek, Maryland 20607 |

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