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*PIOTTI SIDELOCK EJECTOR GAME GUN. SN 5100. Cal. 12 ga. 2-3/4″ Chambers. 27-3/4″ Dovetailed steel bbls with flat matted game rib are engraved “Acciato Speciale Siau” on top of right bbl, and “F Piotti Gardone VT” on the left. Engine turned bbl flats have Italian nitro proofs, the Piotti “FP” logo, and SN “5100”. Case hardened action is stamped “Fili Piotti”, SN, and Italian nitro proofs on water table, and features bushed strikers, non automatic safety, raised rib tumbler end cocking indicators, and articulated front trigger. Action is engraved with about 60% coverage of well cut rose bouquet and scroll with “-Armi – Piotti -” on bottom. Engravers signature is on trigger plate. Blued trigger guard has matching scroll and SN. Bar action sidelocks have raised rib tumbler end cocking indicators. Top lever thumbpiece is nicely pierced and engraved. Lightly streaked and figured European walnut straight grip buttstock measures 14-1/4″ over finely checkered wood butt, and features fluted drop points, and 30 LPI checkering with double line border. Matching splinter ejector forend has a central inlaid gold escutcheon with crown and ribbon motif, and Anson release. Bore diameter: left -.726, right -727. Bore restrictions: left -.034 (Full), right -.019 (Mod). Wall thickness: left -.030, right -.028. Drop at heel: 2-1/16″, drop at comb: 1-3/16″. Weight: 6 lbs. 11 oz. LOP: 14-1/4″. CONDITION: Extremely fine. Bbls retain nearly all of their very nicely polished blue, with few very slight marks mostly where forend rubs. Bores and chambers are excellent. Action shows only slight silvering on beads. Wood shows a few minor marks and abrasions, and a small area of compression in checkering on right hand side of forend. Action is tight. Bbls are on face. Ejectors are in time. 4-48884 MGM177 (3,000-5,000)

Auction: Firearms - Fall 2013
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