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SN 9316. Cal. 20 ga. 28″ Chopper lump bbls with hand matted, slightly raised and swamped game rib are engraved “Flli PIOTTI ITALY” on side of left bbl. Bbl flats are stamped with 1996 Italian nitro proofs for 2-3/4″ chambers. Importers name and address (WLM Westlake CA) are engraved on bottom of right bbl. Coin finished, sidelock action features non-automatic safety (S inlaid in gold), raised arrowhead tumbler end cocking indicators, and dbl triggers (front slightly “loose”). Action and lockplates are engraved in H&H style varying sized large open shaded scroll with some floral highlights. “Flli PIOTTI” is in arched device on each lockplate. Single beaded trigger guard is also scroll engraved and has SN at grip. Engravers signature “S Pantegrini” (?) is on trigger plate. Finely marbled and lightly stump figured European walnut straight grip buttstock measures 14-5/8″ over checkered wood butt, and features diamond hand with well cut point pattern checkering with line borders. Matching splinter ejector forend with Anson release has gold Piotti crest inlet on uncheckered central diamond. Bore diameter: left -.617, right – .617. Bore restrictions: left – .013 (mod), right – .005 (IC). Drop at heel: 2-7/16″, drop at comb: 1-1/2″. Cast: approx 1/4″ off. Weight: 6 lbs. 8 oz. LOP: 14-5/8″. Brown leather case with stitched leather corners is lined in green felt, and has “Artesania F. Exposito” label in lid, and contains a pair of snap caps. CONDITION: Excellent, essentially as new, with only a few of the lightest of handling and assembly marks on all wood and metal finishes, appears unfired since proof. Mechanically crisp. Case is excellent. 51071-1 MGM276 (20,000-28,000) – Lot 3348

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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