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1263
$126,500.00

*MARVELOUS TOMASONI ENGRAVED IVO FABBRI SMALL GAUGE THREE BARREL SET WITH EXTRA STOCK AND CASE. SN E678. Cal. 20 ga 2-3/4″ Chambers, 28 ga 2-3/4″ Chambers, and .410 3″ Chambers. All demi-bloc bbl sets have their own forends, and are 28-3/8″ long, with flat, matted, solid ribs, engraved “IVO FABBRI – BRESCIA – ” on left sides, and “VACUUM ARC REMELTING STEEL” on right. Rear portions of ribs are gold inlaid with the numerals “1”, “2”, and “3” denoting gauge, “1” being 20 ga. “2” being 28 ga, and “3” are .410. Bottoms of bottom bbls are stamped with 1989 Italian nitro proofs, and “I Fabbri”. Finely sculpted, low profile, O/U, sidelock action features non-automatic safety (SAFE engraved) and single non-selective trigger. Action is engraved with exceptionally fine, artistically laid out, beautifully detailed and shaded, large, open, flowing, acanthus scroll with realistic floral highlights. “IVO FABBRI” and “BRESCIA” are in broad, scrolled riband on bottom of action. Engravers signature “INC. C. TOMASONI” is on trigger plate. Beautifully marbled and lightly stump figured European walnut full pistol grip buttstock measures 14-1/2″ over thin, black Decelerator pad. Classic point pattern checkering with line border is at grip. (Included is an extra, pistol grip buttstock, numbered “678” on the head, of exceptionally well marbled, very dense European walnut measuring approx 14″ over checkered wood butt with the gold initials “M.” “D.” “H” individually inlet on toe line.) Forends of well matching walnut have slight diamond section, numbers gold inlaid on forend tips, and house Anson type release buttons. 20 Ga. Bbls “1”: Bore diameter: top -.625, bottom -.624. Bore restrictions: top -.019 (Mod), bottom -.008 (IC). Wall thickness: top-.032, bottom -.031. Drop at heel: 1-1/2″, drop at comb: 1-5/16″. Weight: 6 lbs. 14 oz. LOP: 14-1/2″. 28 Ga. Bbls “2”:Bore diameter: top -.558, bottom -.559. Bore restrictions: top -.021 (Full), bottom -.013 (Mod). Wall thickness: top-.042, bottom -.040. Drop at heel: 1-1/2″, drop at comb: 1-5/16″. Weight: 6 lbs. 15 oz. LOP: 14-1/2″. .410 Bbls “3”: Bore diameter at muzzles: top -.405, bottom -.412. Wall thickness: top-.040, bottom -.036. Drop at heel: 1-1/2″, drop at comb: 1-5/16″. Weight: 6 lbs. 15.5 oz. LOP: 14-1/2″. Light tan leather Nizzoli case with stitched leather corners is lined in burgundy cloth which has Nizzoli metal tag in lid. Case is semi french fitted for action and all three sets of bbls. PROVENANCE: Factory build sheet and import papers for this gun by SN. CONDITION: Excellent, near new, with scant evidence of firing, with just the slightest cartridge head halos on breechface, and only a few, nearly insignificant, marks in metal finish of bbls and action, and three or four very light scratches on wood finish, mostly on left side of butt. Extra stock is excellent with a few light marks. Bores are excellent. Action is crisp. Case leather has a number of scuffs and light discoloration. Straps and handle are very fine. Interior cloth is excellent, with only a few light compressions. A very unusual offering from this world renown maker of only the finest guns. 4-49115 MGM311 (100,000-200,000)


Auction: Firearms - Fall 2013
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