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*PERAZZI MX3-ORO CLAYS GUN WITH CASE. SN 61991. (1982) Cal. 12 ga. 3″ Chambers. 29-1/2″ Mono-bloc bbls have slightly raised, flat, ventilated rib, and no side ribs, and are marked “Perazzi Brescia” “Made In Italy” “12 ga 2-3/4″ chamber” on top left, and “Importer – Perazzi – USA Monrovia – California” on right. Bottom of mono-bloc is stamped with 1982 Italian nitro proofs and SN. Flat sided, coin finished, O/U action with removable trigger and “V” spring firing group, has well cut scroll engraving with large acanthus highlights framing game scenes with principal figures flush inlaid in gold. Finely detailed backgrounds with Bulino engraved inlays of a trio of ducks settling into marsh with fluffing cattails in foreground and wooded background with dramatic sky is on left side of action; right side portrays pair of woodcock with rising moon in background; a pointer retrieving woodcock graces bottom of action with birch tree background. Engravers signature is by firing group mortise. “MX-3 ORO” is gold inlaid in forend iron recess on bottom of action. Blued trigger/ firing group has gold-plated internals, and is engraved “O/U” (firing order). Nicely streaked European walnut full pistol grip point pattern checkered buttstock measures 14-1/4″ over black “Decelerator” sporting clays pad. Schnabeled one piece matching forend has Deeley release. Bore diameter: top -.724, bottom -.724. Bore restrictions: Screw chokes. Wall thickness: top -.033, bottom -.032. Drop at heel: 1-15/16″, drop at comb: 1-3/4″. Weight: 7 lbs. 10 oz, LOP 14-1/4″. Green vinyl Perazzi case with brown leather trim is lined in green velvet, and contains brown bags for action and bbls, stock takedown tools, choke wrench, and wallet with hang tags. CONDITION: Excellent. Bbls retain nearly all their orig blue, with some minor marks, mostly from assembly and disassembly. Coin finish of action is bright overall, with a few marks, one fairly heavy on left side near foot of rear duck. Rear of trigger guard is slightly silvered on edges. Stocks retain nearly all their oil finish with a number of minor marks. Bores are excellent. Action is tight. Trigger and ejectors are fine. Case is very fine, with a few minor scuffs. Interior is excellent. 4-87698 MGM314 (8,500-12,000)

Auction: Firearms - Fall 2013
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