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*ARMI ART “CRISTINA” ROUND BODY BOXLOCK SINGLE TRIGGER GAME GUN WITH CASE. SN 341. Cal. 20 ga. 3″ Chambers. 28″ Well struck chopper lump bbls are gold inlaid “DENIS FONTANA – ITALY” on low, swamped, concave game rib. There are two bands of gold around breech ends. Bbl flats are stamped with 2012 Italian nitro proofs, SN, gauge, and chamber information. A sling loop is attached to bottom rib. Bbls are fitted with hidden interchangeable chokes. Coin finished, rounded body, swept back, boxlock action has interesting scrolled filing of area behind fences, and features automatic safety and non-selective single trigger. Action is engraved with nearly full coverage semi-relief, large, shaded scrolled acanthus. “DENIS FONTANA” is in large arched riband on each side of action. Single beaded small bow trigger guard is also scroll engraved. Engravers signature “D. Volpi” is on trigger plate. Water table is engraved “CRISTINA” and is stamped with proofs and SN. Striking, dark veined, and broad fiddle figured European walnut round knob, semi pistol grip buttstock measures 14-5/8″ over skip line checkered wood butt. There is a sling loop on toe line, and point pattern checkering with double line borders at grip. Matching small beavertail ejector forend has Anson release. Bore diameter: left-.620, right -.620. Bore restrictions: Screw chokes. Wall thickness: left -.033, right -.035. Drop at heel: 2-1/4″, drop at comb: 1-5/16″. Weight: 6 lbs. 0 oz. LOP: 14-5/8″. High quality dark brown leather Emmebi case with stitched leather corners, is lined in royal blue patterned velvet, with Denis Fontana Armi Art label on lid, and gun information label at upper left. Case contains 2-pc rosewood and brass cleaning rod marked “Armi Art”, with leather wallet containing brush, mop and jag, 20 ga rosewood handled chamber brush, and round oil bottle, both marked “Armi Art”. Also included are a pair of snap caps and Armi Art marked leather sling, and action and bbl bags. Wrench, 3 chock tubes (2 in gun – 5 total) are also included. PROVENANCE: Instruction booklet, authenticity and warranty certificate, combination lock instructions. CONDITION: Essentially, as new, appears unfired except for proof. Case is also near new, with only a few minor marks on exterior of leather. This model, with these options, has a current retail of over $32,000.00. 4-48870 MGM146 (9,000-15,000)

Auction: Firearms - Fall 2013
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