Here’s a fun video about punt guns from the guys at Field and Stream. If you’ve ever wondered how market hunters used to do it, check it out:
From this rare Purdey and a great looking Boss to a 20g Webely & Scott and a 28g Ithaca NID. See all these doubles now.
It's great looking. It's reliable. And it handles as well as OUs costing 10x more. The Beretta 686 Onyx is one of the all-time bests, and this one could go cheap.
The answer is "maybe". Most people overlook these guns, leaving them for the kind of savvy collectors who can spot tremendous quality and great deals.