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

 

Flli Piotti King Grade side lock SXS 20 gauge 28
Flli Piotti King Grade side lock SXS 20 gauge 28

Flli Piotti King Grade side lock SXS 20 gauge 28″: Pre-owned in excellent condition Flli Piotti King grade SXS 20 gauge. Case coloring 98%, very minor handling marks on the stock. Fine rose and scroll engraving. 28″ fixed choke barrels (.005/.010), concaved rib. Double triggers with signal pins. Exhibition grade stock with straight grip and splinter fore end. Stock dimensions are: 1 1/2″ x 1 7/8″. LOP 15 1/4′. Over all weight 6 lbs 7 oz. Price: $22,995

Franchi Imperiale Montecarlo "best" sidelock 12 gauge SxS
Franchi Imperiale Montecarlo “best” sidelock 12 gauge SxS

Franchi Imperiale Montecarlo “best” sidelock 12 gauge SxS: Circa 1951 this Montecarlo was the absolute “best” gun available from Franchi for many years and since Franchi’s acquisition by Beretta it is still one of the “best” guns available from Beretta’s Premium gun line with a list price of over $100,000! This is a  perfectly configured game gun:  28 3/8” long chopper lump barrels, 2 ¾” chambers, both sides being .723” bore diameter with choke constrictions of .023” & .035” which translates to tight modified and full.  On top of the barrels is a hand-filed solid rib that tapers from 10mm (4/10”) to 6mm (1/4”) with a brass front bead. The coin finished frame is masterfully engraved in a 100% coverage fine floral, scroll and ribbon motif. The engraving continues on the fences, top tang and trigger guard.  Excellent work.  Double triggers with the front trigger being articulated.  Non-automatic safety. The stock and matching splinter forearm are cut from nicely grained French Walnut.  The straight grip stock has a 14 5/8” LOP over a Pachmayr presentation pad; 1 ½” DAC & 1 7/8” DAH with a slight cast for a right-hand shooter.  Fitted to the bottom of the forearm is the gold Imperiale Montecarlo insignia. Price: $19,875

PERAZZI DC12 SIDE BY SIDE 12GA 30" PIGEON BRAND NEW, NEVER FIRED
PERAZZI DC12 SIDE BY SIDE 12GA 30″ PIGEON BRAND NEW, NEVER FIRED

PERAZZI DC12 SIDE BY SIDE 12GA 30″ PIGEON, BRAND NEW, NEVER FIRED: 18.4 BORE, FIXED CHOKES, 1,630 KG, ENGLISH STRAIGHT STOCK, UPGRADED SC2/3 WOOD, 1 1/2″ X 2 1/8″ X 14 3/4″, MODIFIED BEAVERTAIL FOREARM, 8LBS, BRAND NEW, NEVER FIRED, CASED. Price: $14,900

PARKERS SIDE-BY-SIDE VHE SKEET 20 GAUGE
PARKERS SIDE-BY-SIDE VHE SKEET 20 GAUGE

PARKERS SIDE-BY-SIDE VHE SKEET 20 GAUGE: #241XXX, O FRAME, 26″ SKEET IN SKEET OUT, 2 3/4″ CHAMBERS, CONSTRICTION 005 AND 007, SINGLE SELECT TRIGGER, EJECTORS, BEAVERTAIL FOREARM, PISTOL GRIP, CHECKERED BUTT, MINT ORIGINAL CONDITION, 6LBS 5 OZ, 2 1/4″ DAH, 1 5/8″ DAC, 13 3/4″ LOP FROM REAR TRIGGER POSITION. Price: $13,500

Winchester Model 21 16 Bore SxS
Winchester Model 21 16 Bore SxS

Winchester Model 21 16 Bore SxS: 2 3/4″ 28″ choked IC/Mod. 14 1/2″ highly figured wood to checkered butt – also has checkered side panels. Blacking at 99% and overall the gun is very clean and tidy. 7lbs. Price: $7,500

This week’s 5 guns you’ve got to see…

 

J. Purdey & Sons - Best Sidelock Three Barrel Set - 20 ga
J. Purdey & Sons – Best Sidelock Three Barrel Set – 20 ga

J. Purdey & Sons – Best Sidelock Three Barrel Set – 20 ga: Price: $48,500.00 
Item Number: PUR22212
Shotgun type: SxS
Action: Sidelock
Ejectors: Yes
Trigger: Single
Grip: Straight Grip
Forend: Checkered
Lop: 14 1/2 ”
Pad thickness: ”
Type of butt: Checkered Butt
Drop comb: 1 5/8 ”
Drop heel: 2 5/8 ”
Cast amount: 1/4 ”
Cast: Off
Weight: 6 lbs, 4 oz

Manufactured in: England
Manufacture Year: Finish: Case Colored
Overall condition: Very Good
Stock condition: Very Good
Metal condition: Very Good
Stock: Original finish
Metal: Original finish
Type of Case: Leather Luggage Case

PARKER BROS VHE 28ga 28″ Straight grip, “0” frame mfg 1921: Price: $12,900

PARKER BROS VHE 28ga 28" Straight grip, "0" frame mfg 1921
PARKER BROS VHE 28ga 28″ Straight grip, “0” frame mfg 1921

Serial #  192528
Choke R  SKT(.005)
Choke L  IM(.020)
Trigger  DT (Double)
Stock Configuration  Straight Grip
Forearm Type  Splinter Forearm
Rib Type  Matted Concave Rib
Receiver Finish  Casehardened with traces remaining
Engraving Type  Border Engraving
Other Options  Dogs head butt plate, “0” frame, 2 3/4″ chambers
Condition  VG Plus Condition
Weight  6#2oz
Dimensions  1 3/8 x 2 1/4 x 14 1/2 with 0 cast
Other Details  Mfg 1921

Parker VHE SKEET Remington Era 1935 Straight Stock With Letter: 12 Gauge Serial

12 gauge Parker VHE SKEET Remington Era 1935 Straight Stock With Letter
12 gauge Parker VHE SKEET Remington Era 1935 Straight Stock With Letter

number 237237 completed on June 25, 1935. This is a Remington Era Parker.  This shotgun’s rare features letter up nicely.   Straight stock, 12 Gauge, 26-inch barrels, single trigger and large fore end.  The Parker research letter listing all options is included.  Condition is excellent with much of the original and bright Remington Era case color remaining on the receiver.  The barrel blue is also excellent with some light handling and wear.  Twin ivory beads.   The barrel flats are marked SKEET IN & SKEET OUT.  Frame size is 1 1/2.  The original straight stock is excellent and has a LOP of 13 1/4 inches from the REAR POSITION Parker single selective trigger over a Larry DelGrego & Son pad.  Nice original and timed action screws.  Drop at heel is 2 3/4 inches and drop at comb is 1 1/2 inches.  The original Parker Beavertail fore end is in excellent condition with no chips or cracks and sharp original checkering.   The shotgun is tight on the face with strong ejectors and proper functioning Parker single trigger. Weight is light at 7 pounds 9 ounces.  Excellent bores.  This is a fantastic highly optioned Parker Remington Era Skeet shotgun with a great Parker Research Letter that lists all options.  Go to ironmenarms.com  for more pictures. Price: $4550

Francotte Jubilee Knockabout grade in 12 GAKnockabout grade, imported by Abercrombie

Francotte Jubilee Knockabout grade in 12 GA
Francotte Jubilee Knockabout grade in 12 GA

& Fitch Co. New York. Has P.D. engraved on the trigger guard.  Price: $1,499.99 
Manufacturer: SN: N988343
Caliber: 12 GA
Chambers: 2 3/4 inch
Metal Condition: very good to excellent conditon, a handfull of minor scratches on the barrels, a couple of nicks on the bottom of the barrels, most of the color is left on the receiver, most of the bluing on the barrels is still intact
Wood Condition: very good to excellent condition, a few minor dings and marks on the stock and fore end
Bore Condition: bright and shiny
Barrels: 28 inch
Triggers: double, smooth triggers
Stock: checkered pistol grip with grip cap
Stock Dimensions:
14.5 inch lop at the front trigger, 13.5 inch lop at the rear
Fore End: checkered splinter style
Butt Pad: Deceletator rubber pad
Weight: 6.85 lbs
Sights: tapered solid rib with single brass bead
Chokes: fixed, right barrel: Cyl. left barrel: Imp. Cyl.
Extras: none, no box or case
Item Location: Kansas City, KS

FRANCHI - Instinct L - 20ga - 28" Chokes - Factory New
FRANCHI – Instinct L – 20ga – 28″ Chokes – Factory New

FRANCHI – Instinct L – 20ga – 28″ Chokes – Factory New2014 – Franchi Instinct L – 20ga, 3″, 28″ Single Selective Trigger, Ejectors, Prince of Wales Grip, LOP 14-3/4″ Drop 1-1/2″ to 2-1/4″, Weight 6 lbs 3 oz. Factory New Gun – Very Low Price. These are well-made guns that balance and handle very nicely. Price: $975

Good gun alert: 20g Franchi Instinct OU…

Franchi Luigi Model Instinct 'L' 20 ga OU Double Barrel Shotgun
Franchi Luigi Model Instinct ‘L’ 20 ga OU Double Barrel Shotgun

This has to be one of the best deals on the market right now. This 20g Franchi Instinct over-under has modern stock dimensions, a reliable single trigger, and screw-in chokes. It looks like it’s built on the same proven triggerplate-style action that a lot of modern Italian OUs use.

Sure the wood’s plain and the stock’s a bit chunky through the hand, but if I take my eyes off the trees and look at the forest, I see a darn nice shotgun. If you check out this review, you’ll see that other people agree: Review in Field & Stream

Franchi Luigi Model Instinct ‘L’ 20 ga28″ vent rib bbls. 4 Fran-chokes, gold single selrct trigger & accents, ejectors, jewelled turned action receiver, fancy wrap around checkered forearm, deluxe Prince ‘o Wales  European walnut stock, 14 3/4 ” LOP over factory solid pad,  6 lbs, as New in hard case, manual, warranty & providence. Price: $899

Franchi Luigi Model Instinct 'L' 20 ga OU Double Barrel Shotgun
Franchi Luigi Model Instinct ‘L’ 20 ga OU Double Barrel Shotgun

How could you go wrong? A 20g Franchi Instinct L OU …

Franchi Instinct L 20 Gauge Over-Under Double Barrrel shotgun
Franchi Instinct L 20 Gauge Over-Under Double Barrrel shotgun

Double-barrel shotguns tend to be expensive. But that doesn’t mean you can find nice ones for very fair prices — including brand new ones.

Just look at this 20g Franchi Instinct over-under.  It’s is brand new OU with modern stock dimensions, a reliable single trigger, and screw-in chokes. It looks like it’s built on the same proven triggerplate-style action that a lot of modern Italian OUs use. And from what it says over on Franchi’s website, it  weighs in at just dog whisker over 6lbs – just right for a 20g. When it comes to a good gun for a fair price, those features pretty much check all the boxes.

Franchi Instinct L 20 Gauge Over-Under Double Barrrel shotgun
Franchi Instinct L 20 Gauge Over-Under Double Barrrel shotgun

Sure the wood’s plain and the stock’s a bit chunky through the hand, but if I take my eyes off the trees and look at the forest, I see a darn nice shotgun.

Franchi Instinct L 20 Gauge Over-Under Double Barrrel shotgun: 28” barrels, case colored receiver, case, 3 chokes, satin walnut. New. Price: $1,159.95.

To find out more about Franchi’s OUs, check out these reviews:

Franchi Instinct L 20 Gauge Over-Under Double Barrrel shotgun
Franchi Instinct L 20 Gauge Over-Under Double Barrrel shotgun

Review in The Daily Caller

Review in Guns & Ammo

Review in Field & Stream

Auction Alert: Parkers, Winchesters, Brownings & more…

20 gauge Winchester Model 21 Skeet
20 gauge Winchester Model 21 Skeet

Bauer Auction Service is holding this firearms auction on 11/25 at 9:00 AM in Mattoon, IL. The sale features over 700 lots. Here are a few shotguns that caught my eye.

Franchi Highlander 12 ga 3″: LNIB, 28″ barrels, screw in chokes, single trigger, ejectors

Browning Cynergy 28 ga: Satin Classic Field, NIB, screw in chokes, single trigger, ejectors, 28″ VR, walnut stock

Winchester 21 Skeet 20 ga: Field grade skeet, rare configuration, 26″ barrel, walnut stock, checkered butt, single trigger, ejectors, beaver tail forearm, solid rib, stamped skeet

Parker VH Grade Double 20 ga: MFG 1907, case hardened, factory 26″ barrel, choked Imp Cyl, full, hard to find gauge, model

12 gauge Parker VH, single selective trigger
12 gauge Parker VH, single selective trigger

Parker VH Grade Double 12 ga: MFG 1924, 1 1/2 size frame, selective single trigger, 28″ modified/full

 

 

 

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