Good gun alert: 20g Beretta 686 Onyx, straight grip …

 

Beretta ~ 686 Onyx ~ 20 Ga. ~ OU ~ Double Barrel Shotgun
Beretta ~ 686 Onyx ~ 20 Ga. ~ OU ~ Double Barrel Shotgun

Here’s one of the all-time great doubles – and one of the best bird guns you’ll ever find.

Beretta ~ 686 Onyx ~ 20 Ga. ~ OU ~ Double Barrel Shotgun
Beretta ~ 686 Onyx ~ 20 Ga. ~ OU ~ Double Barrel Shotgun

Beretta introduced the 686 Onyx around ’88 and built them until around ’99 or so. In that time, the gun gained a reputation for being a rugged, reliable OU that handled well and was easy to maintain and repair. I saw my first one in the mid ’90s and couldn’t get it out of my head. Like the one for sale here, it had a straight stock and its matte-black finished looked so ‘friggin cool.

Beretta ~ 686 Onyx ~ 20 Ga. ~ OU ~ Double Barrel Shotgun
Beretta ~ 686 Onyx ~ 20 Ga. ~ OU ~ Double Barrel Shotgun

Beretta ~ 686 Onyx ~ 20 Ga. ~ OU ~ Double Barrel ShotgunPrice: $1,399.99
Manufacturer: Serial # F0314XX
Caliber: 20 Ga.
Chambers: 3″
Metal Condition: Very Good
Wood Condition: Very Good with few handling marks
Barrels: 26″ Blued with vent rib
Triggers: Single gold metal trigger
Stock: Walnut straight grip with checkering
Fore End: Matching walnut with checkering
Butt Pad: Rubber Butt Pad
Weight: 6 lbs
Sights: Silver bead
Chokes: IC and Cyl

This week’s 5 doubles you don’t want to miss …

 

Boss & Co. - Best Over/Under, 2 Bbl Set - 12 ga
Boss & Co. – Best Over/Under, 2 Bbl Set – 12 ga

Boss & Co. – Best Over/Under, 2 Bbl Set – 12 gaAction: Sidelock, Ejectors: Yes, Trigger: Single, Grip: Straight Grip, Lop: 15 “, Type of butt: Checkered Wood, Drop comb: 1 5/8 “, Drop heel: 2 “, Cast amount: 1/4 “, Cast: Off, Weight: 6 lbs, 8 oz, Manufactured in: England, Finish: Case Colored, Overall condition: Very Good, Stock condition: Very Good, Metal condition: Very Good, Type of Case: Oak & Leather Case w/Accessories, First set of barrels: 12 ga, 28″, 2 3/4 ” chambers, Chokes: F/F, Second set: 12 ga, 28″, 2 3/4 ” chambers, Chokes: IC/M. Beautiful two barrel set, open assist in very good condition. Price: $80,000

Parker VHE .410 - 26” - Ejectors - “Remington Era” - Beavertail - Single Trigger - “Skeet In Skeet Out” - 14 1/2 X 1 3/8 X 2 1/8 - 5 lbs 15 ozs
Parker VHE .410 – 26” – Ejectors – “Remington Era” – Beavertail – Single Trigger – “Skeet In Skeet Out” – 14 1/2 X 1 3/8 X 2 1/8 – 5 lbs 15 ozs

Parker VHE .410 – 26” – Ejectors – “Remington Era” – Beavertail – Single Trigger – “Skeet In Skeet Out” – 14 1/2 X 1 3/8 X 2 1/8 – 5 lbs 15 ozs: SN: 237186 – Beyond Nice – Spectacular RARE!!  “000” Frame – ca. 1935 – CLEAN!  Price: $36,995 

Exceedingly Rare Lefever FE Grade 20ga with beautiful Damascus barrels
Exceedingly Rare Lefever FE Grade 20ga with beautiful Damascus barrels

Exceedingly Rare Lefever FE Grade 20ga with beautiful Damascus barrels: For your consideration is an extremely rare Lefever FE Grade 20ga gun. Anyone who knows Lefever guns, knows well that the Lefever small bore guns simply don’t exist in nature. They are really rare and hard to find. This particular Lefever has gorgeous 28″ American Flag Damascus pattern. They are a thing of beauty!!!  The gun has DT, AE, and auto safety. The capped PG buttstock is checkered in a two-point pattern. The splinter forend is checkered in typical later FE pattern with engraved steel escutcheon. The action is engraved in typical FE pattern with flying duck on left, falling woodcock on right surrounded by light scroll engraving. The gun retains more than 1/2 of its original case color, particularly nice and dark on the left side and on top. Barrels retain about 85%+ original damascus pattern. Screws are all excellent and the gun is totally unmolested. The stocks are sound and measure 2″ DAC, 3-1/4″ DAH and LOP is 13-3/4″ over the original lined HRBP. Both barrels measure .620 on the money, and the chokes are .012 (right) and .020 (left). Min walls are about.028 in each barrel. The gun weighs right at 6lbs. This is an extremely rare gun and easily one of the top FE 20ga I have seen in more than 25 years of aggressively chasing Lefevers. Price: $6895 

Merkel 201E O/U 12 ga.Upland, mfg. 10/61
Merkel 201E O/U 12 ga.Upland, mfg. 10/61

Merkel 201E O/U 12 ga.Upland, mfg. 10/61: 28″ tapered file finished rib choked IM/M, DT’s, ejectors, Greener crossbolt, double underlugs, full coverage game scenes of pursuing fox, grouse, flying waterfowl, all in woods & marshland, cocking indicators, deluxe checkered walnut straight stock, 2 piece forearm, 15″ LOP over 7/8″ matched solid pad. 97% bbl. & receiver finish, some light handling. Price: $2,899

Beretta 686 20 ga 28", with straight, English grip and Briley chokes
Beretta 686 20 ga 28″, with straight, English grip and Briley chokes

Beretta 686 20 ga 28″, with straight, English grip and Briley chokes: Comes with a spare PG stock and 5 Briley thin wall chokes. Price: $1,700

Auction alert: 20g Beretta 686 Onyx, 28″…

20g Beretta 686 Over-Under Double Barrel Shotgun, 28" barrels
20g Beretta 686 Over-Under Double Barrel Shotgun, 28″ barrels

Here’s your chance to get one of the all-time great shotguns: A 20 gauge Beretta 686 Onyx OU. If you’re an upland hunter looking for solid, do-it-all double barrel, this is it.

Beretta introduced the 686 Onyx in the ’80s and made them into early 2000. These shotguns are built on a simple, time-tested design and feature trigger-plate style actions.

I saw my first 686 one in the ’90s and fell in love right away. Its matte-black finish made it look both utilitarian and elegant. I think it cost $1200–a fortune for a kid just out of college and heading into the world with a BA in English.

Since then, I’ve shot some of the finest — and priciest — doubles in the world. Are they better than this gun? Absolutely. But does a $75,000 Boss feel 50x nicer than a 686 Onyx? I’m not so sure.

This ones comes in its original box and includes 2 choke tubes. It’s on Gunbroker.com now with an opening bid of $1200 and No Reserve. The listing ends on 4/14/2018 @ 1:07 PM

20g Beretta 686 Over-Under Double Barrel Shotgun, 28″ barrels: Very good condition used Beretta 686 Onyx 20 Guage. Orignal box, manual, 2 extra chokes. overall a nice over and under 20 ga. Metal and blueing are excellent. Wood is overall good, with a few small dings in the stock.

20g Beretta 686 Over-Under Double Barrel Shotgun, 28" barrels
20g Beretta 686 Over-Under Double Barrel Shotgun, 28″ barrels
20g Beretta 686 Over-Under Double Barrel Shotgun, 28" barrels
20g Beretta 686 Over-Under Double Barrel Shotgun, 28″ barrels
20g Beretta 686 Over-Under Double Barrel Shotgun, 28" barrels
20g Beretta 686 Over-Under Double Barrel Shotgun, 28″ barrels

Auction alert: two nice Beretta OUs, 20g & 28g…

Beretta Model 686 Quail Unlimited Covey Limited Edition Over/Under 20g / 28g Shotgun
Beretta Model 686 Quail Unlimited Covey Limited Edition Over/Under 20g / 28g Shotgun

Beretta OUs are some of best doubles out there, especially the earlier models like these two. Both of these shotguns are coming to auction next week. If you’re looking for a great bird gun, you need to check them out.

Carol Watson’s Orange Coast Auctions has this one. The sale starts Sunday, February 11, 2018 @ 12:00 PM Pacific.

Beretta Model 686 Quail Unlimited Covey Limited Edition Over/Under Shotgun: With fitted pair of 20 ga. barrels, #QU2770, 28” vent rib 28 ga. barrels and 28” vent rib 20 ga. barrels, both fitted for Beretta mobil-chokes (28 ga. IC/IC.; 20 ga. IC/Mod.) Receiver with six gold quail inlaid on sides, plus gold QU logo inlaid on bottom, Beretta logo and other markings, ”1 of 750” on right-hand side; nice dark European walnut wood; 28 ga. forend with Schnaubel tip; 20 ga. is standard; buttstock with 14.5” length of pull to original Beretta pad. In Browning two-barrel hard case. Mfg’d 2003. Condition is excellent showing very little use, with few small handling marks to buttstock. Lockups are tight, bores are bright. Estimate: $1,500-$2,000.

Beretta Model 686 Quail Unlimited Covey Limited Edition Over/Under 20g / 28g Shotgun
Beretta Model 686 Quail Unlimited Covey Limited Edition Over/Under 20g / 28g Shotgun

Rock Island Auction Company has this one. It’s coming up for sale Thursday, February 15, 2018, @  9:00 AM Central.

Engraved Beretta BL3 Over/Under 20 Gauge Shotgun 28" with with Extra 26" Barrels:
Engraved Beretta BL3 Over/Under 20 Gauge Shotgun 28″ with with Extra 26″ Barrels:

Engraved Beretta BL3 Over/Under 20 Gauge Shotgun 28″ with with Extra 26″ Barrels: Serial #: V11890. 3″ chambers, choke tube system (improved cylinder/skeet installed), and 14″ LOP. With extra 26″ vent rib 20 gauge barrels with 3″ chambers, and modified/improved cylinder chokes. Also includes 3 Briley choke tubes, and choke tool. Estimate: $1,600-$2,500.

Good gun alert: A couple nice Berettas OUs…

BERETTA S686 ULTRALIGHT 12 GAUGE OVER/UNDER DOUBLE BARREL ITALIAN SHOTGUN
BERETTA S686 ULTRALIGHT 12 GAUGE OVER/UNDER DOUBLE BARREL ITALIAN SHOTGUN

I’ve never been into modern shotguns. It’s not that I have anything against them, it’s just that they’ve never done anything for me, kind of like Chevy pickups and the color yellow. That being said, there is one line of modern shotguns I admire: Beretta 686s.

Beretta 686s are affordable, easy to fix, versatile, and good looking. They handle well, too. If you’re looking for a new gun that’s just about all you can ask for.

Like lightweight? Then this Beretta is first you. At just over 6 pounds, it’s about as trim as you can get in a 12 gauge double (or would want to get).

BERETTA S686 ULTRALIGHT 12 GAUGE OVER/UNDER DOUBLE BARREL ITALIAN SHOTGUN: 28″ MOBIL CHOKE BARRELS, SKEET & MODIFIED TUBES INCLUDED, 2 3/4″ CHAMBERS, 14 1/4″ LOP 1 1/2″- 2 1/4″, 6LBS 2OZ, 99% BLUE, A FEW LIGHT HANDLING MARKS IN WOOD. Price: $1,550

Beretta Custom 686, 12 gauge, OU, Italian Double, color-case hardened with straight grip stock
Beretta Custom 686, 12 gauge, OU, Italian Double, color-case hardened with straight grip stock

If you’re into “different”, this Beretta’s a good choice. Its color-case hardened action gives it a unique look. At the same, its long stock (14 3/4″ LOP) is just what most people need for a shotgun to fit well.

Beretta Custom 686, 12 gauge, OU, Italian Double, color-case hardened with straight grip stock:  With a 1.3Kg mobilchoke, 28-inch barrel.  The barrel is un-numbered Ultra-lite which has been properly fit to the beautiful color-cased receiver.  Three choke tubes included. LOP is 14.75 to factory pad.  The drop is 1 3/8 to 2 3/8’ with slight RH cast.  Weight is 7 lbs.  Metal is 99% and wood is new.   The result is a very well handling gun in factory case. Price: $1,875

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Parker Bros. 12 gauge AHE Side-by-Side shotgun 2 BBL SET: Price: $24,500 
Parker Bros. 12 gauge AHE Side-by-Side shotgun 2 BBL SET: Price: $24,500

Parker Bros. 12 gauge AHE Side-by-Side shotgun 2 BBL SETPrice: $24,500 
Serial Number: 95xxx
Ejectors: Yes
Barrels: 30″
Action: SE
Triggers: Double Trigger
Gauge: 12 Gauge
Fore End: Splinter
Butt Pad: Plate
LOP: 13 3/4″
Weight: 7 3/4 lbs.

BERETTA - SO2 - 27-1/2 Bbls - Double Triggers - Prince of Wales Grip
BERETTA – SO2 – 27-1/2 Bbls – Double Triggers – Prince of Wales Grip

BERETTA – SO2 – 27-1/2 Bbls – Double Triggers – Prince of Wales Grip: IC / LM (.007 / .012) Boehler Steel Bbls, Ejectors, Double Triggers, Prince of Wales Grip, LOP 14-1/2″ Drop 1-1/2″ to 2-7/16″, Weight 6 lbs. 15 oz. A wooden spacer and Beretta butt plate have been fitted to extend the stock. The stock has NOT been cut. Very nice work. The stock is 13-7/8″ without the extension. So, remove the extension and add a pad and the stock will go almost 15″ with a standard 1″ pad. Excellent Condition. The stocks have been refinished. The barrels are original finish. Price: $3475 

BERETTA 626 ONYX 12 GAUGE SIDE BY SIDE SHOTGUN: 28″ MOBILCHOKE BARRELS, SKEET & IMPROVED CYLINDER TUBES INCLUDED, 3″ CHAMBERS, SINGLE SELECTIVE TRIGGER, EJECTORS, BEAVERTAIL FOREND, PISTOL GRIP STOCK, 14 1/2″ LOP, 96% BLUE, STOCK SHOWS SOME MODERATE FIELD USE. PRICE: $1899

BERETTA 626 ONYX 12 GAUGE SIDE BY SIDE SHOTGUN 28" BBLS
BERETTA 626 ONYX 12 GAUGE SIDE BY SIDE SHOTGUN 28″ BBLS
JP SAUER HAMMER DOUBLE BARREL SHOTGUN - 12 GAUGE - ORIGINAL CONDITION - FLUID STEEL 30" BARRELS
JP SAUER HAMMER DOUBLE BARREL SHOTGUN – 12 GAUGE – ORIGINAL CONDITION – FLUID STEEL 30″ BARRELS

JP SAUER HAMMER DOUBLE BARREL SHOTGUN – 12 GAUGE – ORIGINAL CONDITION – FLUID STEEL 30″ BARRELSHere is a JP Sauer 12 hammer game gun stocked to the fences. Original unrestored condition. Fluid steel 30″ barrels . Traces of case color in protected areas. Made in Suhl, Germany. Good bores. Right barrel at .722 with 15/1000 choke (Mod). Left barrel at .728 with 33/1000 choke (Full). Both as original. Chambers are 2 3/4″. Sharp checkering. Double underbite with Greener Style Third Fastener. Tight on face. No cracks to wood. Shipping is $40. Weight of gun is 6 LBS 8 OZ. Stock dimensions: LOP – 14 1/8″, Drop at Comb – 1 5/8″, Drop at Heel – 2 1/2″. Price: $1,850

BROWNING CITORI SUPER LIGHT OVER UNDER 20GA LIKE NEW
BROWNING CITORI SUPER LIGHT OVER UNDER 20GA LIKE NEW

BROWNING CITORI SUPER LIGHT OVER UNDER 20GA LIKE NEW: BARREL LENGTH 26″ CHOKE FIXED MODIFIED AND INPROVED CYLINDER, BORES LIKE NEW BLUE PERFECT. WOOD MINT EXCEPT ON SMALL MARK ON FOREND TIP. SHOWS LITTLE IF ANY USE. MANUFACTURE DATE 1983.  WEIGHT 6LBS 3 OZ. Price: $1,395

Great gun, great looking: 20g Beretta Onyx, 28″, upgraded wood…

Beretta 686 Onyx OU 20 Gauge 28" Custom Walnut
Beretta 686 Onyx OU 20 Gauge 28″ Custom Walnut

You can have beauty. You can have function. And you can have beauty and function.

To me, beauty and function is what this 20 gauge Beretta Onyx is all about. With it’s matte-black finish and it’s figured wood, it’s one of the best looking — and best shooting — grouse guns you’re going to find.

I’ve always loved matte-black Beretta 686 Onyx OUs.If the original ones had any problems, it’s was their wood: It was as figured as a 2×4. This 686 has solved that problem by upgrading the buttstock and forend with some fantastic walnut. It’s on Gunbroker.com now and the listing ends Sunday, 9/18/2016 @ 9:42 PM.

Beretta 686 Onyx OU 20 Gauge 28″ Custom Walnut: This is a “Custom Stocked” Beretta model 686 Onyx field grade over/under shotgun in 20 gauge. The barrels are 28 long with 3″ chambers. The gun comes with 4 choke tubes and a choke wrench. The “English” style stock and forearm were replacement select walnut from Cole’s Gunsmithing. The gun has single select trigger with ejectors. The selector is with the top tang safety. The metal is excellent with light wear to the bluing on the bottom left on the fore arm metal. The wood is in VG+ to excellent condition with one nick left side center by the recoil pad. there is a few light scratches on the bottom center of the stock.

Beretta 686 Onyx OU 20 Gauge 28" Custom Walnut
Beretta 686 Onyx OU 20 Gauge 28″ Custom Walnut
Beretta 686 Onyx OU 20 Gauge 28" Custom Walnut
Beretta 686 Onyx OU 20 Gauge 28″ Custom Walnut
Beretta 686 Onyx OU 20 Gauge 28" Custom Walnut
Beretta 686 Onyx OU 20 Gauge 28″ Custom Walnut

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Beretta AS20EL Over Under Premium 20ga 28inch bbls- very nice-vary rare in 28inch
Beretta AS20EL Over Under Premium 20ga 28inch bbls- very nice-vary rare in 28inch

Beretta AS20EL Over Under Premium Over Under 20ga 28inch bbls: 2 3/4″ chambers, 28″ barrels with a vent rib and choked Mod. and Full, (see pictures for barrel weight 1,130kg and constriction) 14 1/4″ LOP over old Pachmyr Pad, ejectors, double triggers, English Stock grip, Game Forend (trim) and checkering is all there, coin finished receiver withfine hand engraving of acanthus scroll work, bottom of action also engraved “Brevettato” and “Italy”, excellent condition with some handling marks. These ASE -AS20EL- guns were made between 1947 and 1964.  This is a 20 bore and is very scarce and were very limited. 20 bores are known to have extraordinaryily trim frames and stocks and are usually as light as a 28 bore.  The 20s are even more scarce.
Appears to be all original (except pad) and overall Excellent Condition. Clearly hasn’t been used hard. Price: $9,250

A H Fox, Phil., XE Grade #4 weight barrels Gorgeous Engraving
A H Fox, Phil., XE Grade #4 weight barrels Gorgeous Engraving

A H Fox, Phil., XE Grade #4 weight barrels Gorgeous Engraving: 12 GAUGE, 30″ BARRELS, FULL AND MODIFIED, KRUPP STEEL, 2 3/4″ CHAMBERS, EXCELLENT BLUE, MIRROR BORES, TWIN IVORY SIGHTS, AUTOMATIC EJECTORS, NO. 4 WEIGHT BARRELS.  GORGEOUS VERY DEEP CUT ENGRAVING, 100% COVERAGE, CASE COLOR IN THE PROTECTED AREAS.  PISTOL GRIP STOCK, LONG SPLINTER FOREARM VERY FINE CHECKERING, HIGHLY FIGURED CIRCASSIAN WALNUT, LEATHER COVERED PAD.  NICE HIGH GRADE FOX MADE IN 1916.  GREAT DIMENSIONS – 1 1/2″ X 2 1/2″ X 14″, 7 1/2 POUNDS. Price: $7,500

J.P. Sauer and Sons Model 40E Side-by-Side 12ga/28" Prussian Mfg
J.P. Sauer and Sons Model 40E Side-by-Side 12ga/28″ Prussian Mfg

J.P. Sauer and Sons Model 40E Side-by-Side 12ga/28″ Prussian Mfg: Scalloped boxlock receiver with full coverage game scenes of upland birds, waterfowl, and dogs surrounded by acanthus leaf and scroll, double trigger, ejectors, finely checkered side panels, side clips, Krupp Steel barrels with a matted rib and 2 5/8″ chambers, Mod/Full, pistol grip, splinter forearm with an ebony tip, 14 1/4″ LOP over a Hawkins vented recoil pad. This vintage gun still remains in high condition for its age and maintains approx. 60% of its original case colors. Price: $5,995

BERETTA - RARE - Special Order - S56E - 20ga - 2 Barrel Set - SST - Ejectors - Hand Engraved
BERETTA – RARE – Special Order – S56E – 20ga – 2 Barrel Set – SST – Ejectors – Hand Engraved

BERETTA – RARE – Special Order – S56E – 20ga – 2 Barrel Set – SST – Ejectors – Hand EngravedSingle Selective Trigger, Ejectors, LOP 14-1/4″, Drop 1-9/16″ to 2-5/8″, Weight 5 lbs. 15 oz. Barrel 1: 28″, 3″ Chambers, Choked – Improved Modified / Full. Barrel 2: 26-1/2″, 2-3/4″ Chambers, Choked – Improved Cylinder / Modified. Rare Gun: Special Order – Factory 2 Barrel Set with Factory Pad. Earlier version of the gun that Garcia called the BL-4. Price: $2350

Beretta S 686 OU Ultra Light 12 GA 28 in, 6lbs
Beretta S 686 OU Ultra Light 12 GA 28 in, 6lbs

Beretta S 686 OU Ultra Light 12 GA 28 in, 6lbsPrice: $1,199.99
Manufacturer: 1991
Caliber: 12 Gauge
Chambers: 2 3/4 inch.
Metal Condition: Very good with some small scratches.
Wood Condition: Very good with some small scratches, dings, and dents.
Bore Condition: Clean and bright.
Barrels: 28 inch.
Triggers: Single selective.
Stock: Checkered walnut.
Stock Dimensions:
1 1/2 inch DOC ~ 2 1/4 inch DOH ~ 14 1/4 inch LOP
Fore End: Checkered walnut.
Butt Pad: KICK EEZ recoil pad.
Weight: 6 lbs.
Sights: White front bead with metal mid bead.
Chokes: Mobil choke system.
Extras: Comes with 2 choke tubes, Improved Cylinder and Cylinder.

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WW GREENER DH-44 32 GAUGE SxS SHOTUN
WW GREENER DH-44 32 GAUGE SxS SHOTUN

WW GREENER DH-44 32 GAUGE SxS SHOTUN: THIS IS A REALLY RARE PIECE IN WONDERFUL CONDITION .26″ BARRELS DOUBLE TRIGGER EJECTORS SPLINTER FOREARM ENGLISH GRIP CHECKERED BUTT MAKERS CASE NEAR NEW CONDITION 4LBS 6 OZ X 2 1/8″ X 1 1/2″ X 14 3/4″. Price: $27,500

C.S.M.C. A-10 American Shotgun Rose and Scroll 12 Gauge 28” Barrels New in Case: The A-10 American is a full sidelock hand detachable, very low profile over and under shotgun for those who demand the very best. Produced in New Britain, CT, it is built to the highest world standards. The Rose and Scroll Edition includes a 3x wood upgrade, deluxe rose and scroll engraving and case color hardening. This 12 gauge gun has 28 inch barrels, 3″ chambers, a single selective trigger and ejectors. The English style stock has a 14.5″ length of pull with a recoil pad. Five choke tubes, and adjustable stock weight, barrel weights and tools are included. Price: $8,000

C.S.M.C. A-10 American Shotgun Rose and Scroll 12 Gauge 28” Barrels New in Case
C.S.M.C. A-10 American Shotgun Rose and Scroll 12 Gauge 28” Barrels New in Case

DONCKIER LIEGE SIDE-BY-SIDE DOUBLE RIFLE 450 NITRO EXPRESS: 25.5 inch barrel fixed sights wood stock and rubber recoil pad. This gun is in excellent condition. Price: $4999.99

DONCKIER LIEGE SIDE-BY-SIDE DOUBLE RIFLE 450 NITRO EXPRESS
DONCKIER LIEGE SIDE-BY-SIDE DOUBLE RIFLE 450 NITRO EXPRESS
Belgian Browning 20ga RKLT Superposed OU
Belgian Browning 20ga RKLT Superposed OU

Belgian Browning 20ga RKLT Superposed OUBuilt in 1953,this gun has the round knob,long tang stock.It has 261/2″ barrels choked improved cylinder (.012″) and modified (.026″).This gun retains a minimum of 95%of the original blue and 98% of the original wood finish.The bores are bright and free of dents,pits,or rust.The stock and forend are sound with no cracks or damage.The weight is 6-8.Stock dimensions are 141/8″ LOP,11/2″ at comb,and 23/8″ at heel.Cased in a good condition Tolex case.A great all around upland bird gun or clays gun.C&R eligible. Price: $3495

BERETTA 686 SILVER PIGEON 28 GAUGE OVER UNDER SHOTGUN IN BOX
BERETTA 686 SILVER PIGEON 28 GAUGE OVER UNDER SHOTGUN IN BOX

BERETTA 686 SILVER PIGEON 28 GAUGE OVER UNDER SHOTGUN IN BOX28″ MOBIL CHOKE BARRELS WITH FOUR CHOKES: FULL, MODIFIED, IMPROVED CYLINDER, SKEET & WRENCH, MINT BORES , 2 3/4″ CHAMBERS, 995 BLUE/COIN FINISH, A FEW LIGHT MARKS ON THE WOOD, TIGHT LOCK UP, TOP LEVER IN THE 5 O’CLOCK POSITION, IN THE ORIGINAL BOX WITH PAPERS. Price: $1,699

Good gun alert: Beretta/Orvis 20g Uplander, 28″ bbls…

20 GAUGE BERETTA ORVIS UPLANDER
20 GAUGE BERETTA ORVIS UPLANDER

Here’s a great O/U at a very fair price. These Beretta/Orvis Uplanders are great handling guns with excellent single triggers.

20 GAUGE BERETTA ORVIS UPLANDER: GUN IS IN GREAT SHAPE. ALL ORIGINAL. LOP 15″ TO END OF ORVIS LEATHER PAD. 28″ PIPES. GUN WEIGHS 6# 2 OZ. REMOVABLE CHOKES. COMES WITH IC/MOD. ACTION IS STILL TIGHT BARELLS ARE BRIGHT AND SHINY NO RUST ANYWHERE. I HAVE USED THE GUN SO IT HAS SOME SMALL SCRATCHES IN THE WOOD AND METAL I TRIED TO PHOTGRAPH ALL OF THE DEFECTS BUT THEY DONT SHOW UP. OVER ALL THE GUN IS IN VERY GOOD SHAPE. FAST HANDLING ENGLISH STOCK WITH AMAZING WOOD. NOT THE FAKE PAINTED ON CRAP LIKE YOU SEE TODAY. IF YOU BUY THIS GUN NEW FROM ORVIS THEY ASK $3K+ I AM. Price: $1950 – 0B0.

20 GAUGE BERETTA ORVIS UPLANDER
20 GAUGE BERETTA ORVIS UPLANDER

Another 20g Beretta Onyx, but with something different….

BERETTA 686 Onyx - 20 Gauge , Color-Case Hardened Action
BERETTA 686 Onyx – 20 Gauge , Color-Case Hardened Action

I know, another 686. Blah, blah, blah. But this one is different, I swear. How? It has a color-case hardened action, something I’ve never seen on a 686 from Beretta. I really like the looks of it  – even though the wood stinks. If it were mine, I would class it up a bit with a new custom wood set from Cole Gunsmithing.

BERETTA 686 Onyx – 20 Gauge : Price: $2,099.99

Caliber: 20 gauge
Chambers: 3 Inch
Metal Condition: Excellent but for a small amount of suface corrosion near the hinge pin on either side.
Wood Condition: Excellent
Bore Condition: Bright and shiny
Barrels: 26-1/2 Inch
Triggers: Single gold trigger, selectable at the tang safety
Stock: Checkered walnut
Stock Dimensions: 14-1/2 Inch LOP
Fore End: Matching checkered walnut
Butt Pad: Textured rubber pad
Weight: 6 lbs
Sights: Ventilated rib with gold-colored bead.
Chokes: Screw-in chokes, Imp Cyl and Full furnished

Good gun alert: Another 20g Beretta black Onyx with 28″ barrels…

Beretta 686 ONYX 20 GA., 28" BBLS
Beretta 686 ONYX 20 GA., 28″ BBLS

Here’s another one of these great Beretta O/Us at an even better price.

This one has a pistol grip. If you would like to switch it to a straight-gripped stock, check out the wood sets at Cole Gunsmithing. You could get a new butt and forend for as little as $365.

Beretta 686 ONYX 20 GA, 28″ bbls.

Price: $ 1,449.99

Manufacturer: Approx. 1996 ; SN – F06055B
Caliber: 20 GA.
Chambers: 3
Metal Condition: Shows original finish with gold inlay on reciever and light handling marks.
Wood Condition: Shows original finish with light handling marks.
Bore Condition: Bright.
Barrels: 28″ with vent. rib.
Triggers: Single selective with gold washing.
Stock: Select walnut with pistol grip and sharp checkering.
Stock Dimensions: 14 1/2″ LOP ; 1 1/2″ DAC ; 2 1/4″ DAH.
Fore End: Select walnut with finger groove and sharp checkering.
Butt Pad: Beretta logo black rubber.
Weight: 5 lbs. 11 oz.
Sights: Silver bead.
Chokes: Choke tubes : IC / MOD.

Good gun alert: 20g Beretta/Orvis 686 Onyx Uplander, 28″ bbls…

Beretta Uplander in 20 gauge 28" barells 3 inch chamber
Beretta Uplander in 20 gauge 28″ barells 3 inch chamber

Here’s a great upland gun at a fair price. These Beretta/Orvis Uplanders are tough to finds with 28″ barrels.

Beretta Uplander in 20 gauge 28″ barells 3 inch chamber: Beretta Mobile chokes IC/M included. LOP over leather butt pad is 15″. Drop 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 slight cast off for right handed shooter. weight 6lb 3 oz on my digital postal scale. HARD TO FIND! The gun has oil rubbed drop dead gorgeous wood. All metal is pretty matte blue. I have hunted with it so it has some small dents in the wood none of the dents go through the finish. I tried to photograph them but they are mostly so light they don’t show up in a photgraph but they are there. The metal is perfect the blueing is not rubed through any where and the barrels are shinny no rust of any kind anywhere not dents in the barrels chambers are shinny. The action is tight and the top lever is well right of center. The top rib has a slight imperfection I have tried to photograph in the up close pictures it is small and hardly noticible when you look down the barrels. The leather butt pad is in great condition. Price: $2,300

Beretta Uplander in 20 gauge 28" barells 3 inch chamber
Beretta Uplander in 20 gauge 28″ barells 3 inch chamber
Beretta Uplander in 20 gauge 28" barells 3 inch chamber
Beretta Uplander in 20 gauge 28″ barells 3 inch chamber

Good guns alert: Beretta 686 20g & 20/28g set, both with 28″ bbls…

If you follow this blog, you know how much I love these guns. And if you’ve ever shot a Beretta 686 with 28″ barrels, you’ll know why. These two are in nice shape and priced right. If you think the wood on them is too plain, check out these custom stocks from Cole Gunsmithing.

BERETTA – Gallery Special – 686 Onyx – 20ga & 28ga Set – High Grade Wood: Two Barrel set – LOP 14-3/4”, Drop 1-1/4” to 2 3/8″ over a Kick-Eez pad, with a slight cast off. Both Barrels 28″ Mobilchoke and Numbered 1 & 2 with 5 factory screw chokes each gauge. Weight – 6 lbs. 7 oz. with the 20 bore barrels and 6 lbs. 10 oz. with the 28 bore barrels.

BERETTA - Gallery Special - 686 Onyx - 20ga & 28ga Set - High Grade Wood
BERETTA – Gallery Special – 686 Onyx – 20ga & 28ga Set – High Grade Wood

Sold only thru Beretta Gallery stores – Gallery markings on the bottom of the frame, top tang, and trigger guard. Upgrade wood with oil finish and a stock oval. Schnabel forearm for each set of barrels. Original satin black finish at 98+%, and original wood oil finish is at 98+%, bores are as new and the gun remains as tight as new. Very Rare Gun. The only Black Onyx Finish multiple barrel sets I’ve every seen have been Gallery Guns. I suspect the Onyx was never offered in the two barrel set, except through the Gallery Store. Price: $3,950

 

Beretta 686 Onyx 20 GA O/U: Price: $1,499.99

Beretta 686 Onyx 20 GA O/U
Beretta 686 Onyx 20 GA O/U
Caliber: 20 GA
Chambers: 2 3/4 inch and 3 inch.
Metal Condition: Excellent. A light handling mark bottom barrel at bore.
Wood Condition: Excellent.
Bore Condition: Very bright and shiny.
Barrels: 28 inch matte black with a ventilated rib.
Triggers: Single
Stock: Checkered walnut pistol grip with a black steel cap.
Stock Dimensions: LOP 14 1/2 inches.
Fore End: Checkered walnut.
Butt Pad: Beretta black rubber pad.
Weight: 6 lbs. 3 oz.
Sights: Brass front bead.
Chokes: Tubes

Good gun alert: 20g Beretta 686 Black Onyx/ Orvis Uplander, 28″ bbls…

20 gauge Orvis Upland Beretta 686 Over Under Shotgun, 28" barrels
20 gauge Orvis Upland Beretta 686 Over Under Shotgun, 28″ barrels

I love Beretta’s 686 Black Onyx O/Us . Close your eyes and put a 686 to your shoulder; swap it for a Boss O/U and do the same. The differences are slight. Believe me, I’ve done it many times.

But even though 686s feel great, they do have a weak spot: the wood.  Plywood is more exciting to look it. So when Orvis developed their Uplander version of the 686, what did they do? They stocked them in fine walnut. Then they jacked up the price.

New, these I don’t think Orvis’s Uplanders were worth the money. But used, they can be good deals.  If you can get  this 20g Orvis Uplander for $2999, you will have paid a fair price for an awesome gun. Here’s more about this O/U from the seller. This gun is on Gunbroker.com now, and the listing ends 7/13/2014 @ 3:16:17 PM ET.

Orvis Upland/ Beretta 686 Black Onyx Double Barrel, O.U Shotgun: 20 ga., engraved boxlock action with sideplates, 28 in. VR barrels with choke tubes, SST, straight grip, select American black walnut with 24 LPI checkering, leather covered recoil pad, 6-7 lbs. Mfg. by P. Beretta of Italy. This shotgun is in excellent shape with no scratches or dents anywhere. The barrel looks like it hasn’t had any rounds through it. If you are looking for a premier shotgun this one would be it for you.

20 gauge Orvis Upland Beretta 686 Over Under Shotgun, 28" barrels
20 gauge Orvis Upland Beretta 686 Over Under Shotgun, 28″ barrels
20 gauge Orvis Upland Beretta 686 Over Under Shotgun, 28" barrels
20 gauge Orvis Upland Beretta 686 Over Under Shotgun, 28″ barrels
20 gauge Orvis Upland Beretta 686 Over Under Shotgun, 28" barrels
20 gauge Orvis Upland Beretta 686 Over Under Shotgun, 28″ barrels

Good gun alert: 20 gauge Beretta 686 Black Onyx, 28″ barrels…

Here’s a great deal on a great grouse gun. You can spend a lot more on an O/U and get a lot less gun.

Beretta 686 Onyx 20ga/28″ Multichoke (USED)-– Factory original and in good condition overall with only light handling. This gun has a satin blue finish and satin finished walnut stock with factory installed choke tubes. Price: $1,395

Beretta 686 Onyx 20ga/28" Multichoke
Beretta 686 Onyx 20ga/28″ Multichoke
Beretta 686 Onyx 20ga/28" Multichoke
Beretta 686 Onyx 20ga/28″ Multichoke
Beretta 686 Onyx 20ga/28" Multichoke
Beretta 686 Onyx 20ga/28″ Multichoke
Beretta 686 Onyx 20ga/28" Multichoke
Beretta 686 Onyx 20ga/28″ Multichoke

Great grouse gun alert: A 20g Beretta 686 Onyx, 28″ barrels…

Beretta Black Onyx 20ga, O/U, 28" barrel, Single Trigger
Beretta Black Onyx 20ga, O/U, 28″ barrel, Single Trigger

Here’s one of the best grouse guns you’ll find: a 20 gauge Beretta 686 Onyx O/U with 28″ barrels and screw-in chokes. It’s on Gunbroker.com now, and the auctions ends Wednesday, 11/27/2013, @ 2:50:50 PM ET.

With low-profile actions and reliable, time-tested mechanics, Beretta’s 680 series shotguns are one of the best over-under ever made. I think the 686 Onyx models are the finest looking ones the company has ever turned out.

Beretta Black Onyx 20ga, O/U, 28" barrel, Single Trigger
Beretta Black Onyx 20ga, O/U, 28″ barrel, Single Trigger

If you would like to get fancy, you can upgrade the wood with one of Cole Gunsmithing’s wood sets. I like straight grips, so I would go with this one here.

Beretta Black Onyx 20ga, O/U, 28″ barrel, Single Trigger: This is a rare to find gun in that condition. They stopped making the black receiver. This is an excellent condition with fine wood. It still has the original blue box. This guns is like new in box, it has less 200 rounds. The top lever is still far to the right. For 2 3/4″ and 3″ shells.

Beretta Black Onyx 20ga, O/U, 28" barrel, Single Trigger
Beretta Black Onyx 20ga, O/U, 28″ barrel, Single Trigger
Beretta Black Onyx 20ga, O/U, 28" barrel, Single Trigger
Beretta Black Onyx 20ga, O/U, 28″ barrel, Single Trigger

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CHURCHILL GUMAKERS LTD, SXS, Premier Model , 12 GA, 2 3/4":
CHURCHILL GUMAKERS LTD, SXS, Premier Model , Double Barrel Shotgun

CHURCHILL GUMAKERS LTD, SXS, Premier Model , 12 GA, 2 3/4″: 28”, M& IM, DT, Straight Grip, Splinter Forearm, Churchill Rib, Premier pattern Fine Scroll Engraving, Casehardened Receiver, Autosafety, Checkered Butt, Gold Oval, Makers Leather VC Case w/Label, “Finest Quality” Original 2 3/4″ 3 1/4 ton proofs, Dimensions 1 1/2 x 2 1/4 x 14 5/8 with 1/4 cast off, Weight 6#4oz, A London “Best” in new condition.ID 3153, Near PERFECT Condition. Price: $35,000

ARRIZABALAGA, SXS, Fine Scroll, .410, 28'', Double Barrel Shotgun
ARRIZABALAGA, SXS, Fine Scroll, .410, 28”, Double Barrel Shotgun

ARRIZABALAGA, SXS, Fine Scroll, .410, 28”: M& F, DT, Straight Grip, Splinter Forearm, Smooth Concave Rib, Fine Scroll & Rosette Engraving, Casehardened Receiver with , Articulated Trigger, Autosafety, Checkered Butt, Gold Oval, H&H Hand-Detachable Locks, Gold Line Cocking Indicators, Drop points, Dimensions 1 1/2″ x 2 1/3″ x 14 3/4″ with 0 cast, Weight 5# 12oz, 3″ chambers, ID 3148, NEW but has been test fired. Price: $17500

 LEFEVER D GRADE 12GA Double Barrel ANTIQUE SHOTGUN:
LEFEVER D GRADE 12GA Double Barrel ANTIQUE SHOTGUN

LEFEVER D GRADE 12GA Double Barrel ANTIQUE SHOTGUN: 1890 MFG DATE, 30″ FINE DAMASCUS BBLS, EXCELLENT PATTERN, GAME SCENE AND SCROLL ENGRAVED, 2 5/8, CHOKED MOD/IM, STD GAME RIB, EXTRACTORS, DBL TRIGGERS, GORGEOUS HIGHLY FIGURED WALNUT, PISTOL/SPLINTER, LOP 14 7/8 TO CK BUTT, 1 11/16, 2 1/2, 7LBS 12OZ, ACTION TIGHT ON FACE, BORES & WOOD ARE EXCELLENT, MARK LARSON EXTENSION BEAUTIFULLY DONE. Price: $3,950

ITHACA FIELD GRADE FLUES DOUBLE BARREL 16 GAUGE
ITHACA FIELD GRADE FLUES DOUBLE BARREL 16 GAUGE

ITHACA FIELD GRADE FLUES 16 GAUGE: 26″ CYLINDER AND IC 2 3/4 CHAMBERS DOUBLE TRIGGER EXTRACTOR SPLINTER FOREARM PISTOL GRIP LIKE NEW ORIGINAL CONDITION 6LB 6 OZ X 3 X 2 X 14 1/8. Price: $2,950.00

BERETTA – – 686 Onyx – 20ga – 26-1/2″ – Mobilchoke – – English Stock: 1988 – Beretta 686 Onyx – 20ga, 26-1/2″, 3″, Mobilchoke, English Stock, LOP 14-1/2″ Factory 1/2″ Pad, Drop 1-1/2″ to 2-1/4″, Weight 5 lbs. 15 oz. Metal about 97%. Wood about 95%. No cracks, but there are a couple of deep dings in the bottom near the heel of the stock. Can’t really see them unless you are looking right at the bottom of the stock. Includes only the two Mobilchokes in the gun – Modified and Improved Cylinder. Price: $1,575.00

BERETTA - - 686 Onyx - 20ga - O/U - 26-1/2" - Mobilchoke - - English Stock
BERETTA – – 686 Onyx – 20ga – O/U – 26-1/2″ – Mobilchoke – – English Stock

Good gun alert: 12 gauge Beretta/ Cole Custom 686 Onyx O/U…

12 gauge Beretta/ Cole Custom 686 Onyx O/U shotgun
12 gauge Beretta/ Cole Custom 686 Onyx O/U shotgun

If I had to pick one double for all my bird hunting, it would this 12 gauge Beretta/ Cole Custom 686 Onyx Over Under. With 28″ barrels, screw-in choke tubes, and double triggers, it could do it all from grouse in Maine to pheasants in the Dakotas.

12 gauge Beretta/ Cole Custom 686 Onyx O/U shotgun
12 gauge Beretta/ Cole Custom 686 Onyx O/U shotgun

Cole Gunsmithing in Harpswell, ME, has been turning out custom Beretta O/Us for a while now. If you went to them and ordered one like this today, it would probably run you $3,500- $4,000. That means this one is a pretty good deal at
$2,795.

12 gauge Beretta/ Cole Custom 686 Onyx O/U shotgun
12 gauge Beretta/ Cole Custom 686 Onyx O/U shotgun
12 gauge Beretta/ Cole Custom 686 Onyx O/U shotgun
12 gauge Beretta/ Cole Custom 686 Onyx O/U shotgun

 

A nice Beretta 686 Over & Under 20g & 28g set…

BERETTA - POINTER - GALLERY - 686 Onyx - 20ga & 28ga 28"
BERETTA – POINTER – GALLERY – 686 Onyx – 20ga & 28ga 28″

Two-gauge shotgun sets appeal to my inner Boy Scout. No matter what life throws my way, I would be prepared if I had one shotgun with sets of barrels in two different gauges.

At least that’s how I would rationalize something like this nice Beretta 686 Onyx Pointer-grade 20 & 28 gauge set. Beretta’s 686 line of shotguns are great guns, and this is a great looking set. With 20 & 28 gauge barrels, it can handle everything from pheasants and ducks to quail and snipe. And because it has just one action/buttstock, I wouldn’t have to worry about having building up two different guns that fit me just right. But if I owned it, there would be one tweak I would make: I would add a straight-grip stock like this from Cole Guns. Then this shotgun would be perfect.

BERETTA - POINTER - GALLERY - 686 Onyx - 20ga & 28ga 28"
BERETTA – POINTER – GALLERY – 686 Onyx – 20ga & 28ga 28″
BERETTA - POINTER - GALLERY - 686 Onyx - 20ga & 28ga 28"
BERETTA – POINTER – GALLERY – 686 Onyx – 20ga & 28ga 28″
BERETTA - POINTER - GALLERY - 686 Onyx - 20ga & 28ga 28"
BERETTA – POINTER – GALLERY – 686 Onyx – 20ga & 28ga 28″

 

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Good gun alert: a 20 gauge Beretta/Orvis 686 Uplander…

 

20 gauge Beretta Orvis 686 Uplander
20 gauge Beretta Orvis 686 Uplander

Here’s a great grouse & woodcock shotgun. It’s a 20g Beretta/Orvis 686 Upland O/U with 26″ barrels, gorgeous wood, and a pretty fair price ($2600).

With it’s straight grip and light weight (just 5 1/2 lbs), it would be great to carry all day and real quick to shoot.

20 gauge Beretta Orvis 686 Uplander
20 gauge Beretta Orvis 686 Uplander
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