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*FAUSTI DEA BRITISH 20 BORE BOXLOCK GAME GUN, MUFFOLINI ENGRAVED, NUMBER ONE OF TWENTY, WITH CASE. SN B55524. Cal. 20 ga. 2-3/4″ Chambers. 28″ Mono-bloc bbls with semi-raised, flat, matted rib are marked “FAUSTI – ITALY” and with gauge and chamber on left, and with Fausti USA address and information on right. Bbl flats are stamped with SN and 2012 Italian nitro proofs. A sling loop is attached to bottom rib. Round bodied, boxlock, arched back action features automatic safety and single non-selective trigger. Action is engraved with near full coverage exceptionally well cut, small, shaded scroll, only interrupted by “Fausti” on scroll terminated riband on each side, and with “British” in arched riband on bottom, which is also embellished with exceptionally well detailed quail flying through scroll. Trigger guard is also scroll engraved and has initials “CC” in oval on trigger guard bow, and with SN at grip. Noted engraver, Stefano Muffolini, has signed the trigger plate, which is also marked “1/20″ denoting limited edition. Spectacular full fiddle figured and intricately marbled European walnut semi-pistol grip buttstock measures 14-5/8″ over checkered wood butt, and there is typical point pattern checkering at grip. A sling loop is on toe line. Matching small beavertail ejector forend has Anson release. Bore diameter: left-.621, right -.622. Bore restrictions: Screw chokes. Wall thickness: left -.038, right -.032. Drop at heel: 2-1/8″, drop at comb: 1-7/16″. Weight: 6 lbs. 5 oz. LOP: 14-5/8”. Negrini brown leather covered plastic case with three combination lock closure, is lined in dark brown velvet with leather Fausti label on lid, and contains three choke tubes with wrench in plastic Fausti marked box (two others are in gun), along with tan bbl and action bags. PROVENANCE: Engravers certificate. Instruction manuals for gun and case. CONDITION: Excellent, near new, retaining nearly all orig finish, with the exception of a few minor marks, especially a number of very light scratches on left side of buttstock in front of checkering. Bores are excellent. Action is tight. Mechanically crisp. Case is excellent. 4-48873 MGM143 (8,000-12,000)

Auction: Firearms - Fall 2013
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