A good deal on a nice Francotte .410…

Francotte Grade 14 .410 double barrel shotgun
Francotte Grade 14 .410 double barrel shotgun

Most of the vintage .401s side-by-sides I see on the used market are small guns with tiny proportions – short stocks, stubby barrels, etc.

This Francotte caught my eye because it looks like it was made with full-grown person in mind. With 28″ bbls and a 14 3/4″ stock, it’s a pint sized double barrel that would fit most of us. The price looks pretty fair, too (and check out the wood).

Here’s the listing from Gunsinternational.com:

Francotte Grade 14 .410 double barrel shotgun
Francotte Grade 14 .410 double barrel shotgun

August Francotte #14 SxS, 410 ga. 3″ chambers, 28″ IM/F, Churchill rib, blue receiver , border engraving, DT’s, extractor, AA oil finished English stock, 14 3/4″ LOP pver checkered horn buttplate, 95% blue (OA), light handling, 4 lbs. 13 ozs. Cased. Price: $5,650.00

 

Francotte Grade 14 .410 double barrel shotgun
Francotte Grade 14 .410 double barrel shotgun

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