"RIZZINI CASED DOUBLE BARREL SHOTGUN. SN 2172. Cal. 28 ga. Extraordinarily beautiful, this handmade shotgun has 28" bbls choked FULL/IMP-MOD with tapered, concave, smooth rib, sgl bead, ejectors, third fastener & dbl chopper lumps with sgl non-selective trigger. Receiver & lockplates are incredibly engraved with 3-dimensional Bulino-style engraving consisting of a flight of five doves over a field of sunflowers with trees in background on left side. Right side has an equally incredible flight of four bobwhite quail flying over a field scene and bottom vignette is of an extraordinarily beautiful young woman holding two bobwhite quail. Balance of receiver and appended metal have extraordinarily fine English-style rose & scroll patterns with bouquets of flowers on fences & trigger bow. Bottom vignette is signed "TORCOLI, INC". Trigger plate is signed "G.M. SABATTI INC." Top tang has "S" in gold. Mounted with equally extraordinary honey & chocolate Circassian walnut with flat checkered splinter forearm & straight hand stock with raised side panels & diamond shaped grip, 14-1/2" over a checkered butt. It has a gold initial oval on bottom engraved "RJB". Accompanied by its orig olive felt-lined Nizzoli-style brown leather trunk case compartmented in bottom for shotgun, a nickeled oil bottle, pair of snap caps and a 2-pc wood & brass cleaning rod. It has maker's label and specification label in lid. Unable to gauge bore diameter, bore restrictions or wall thickness. Drop at heel: 1-7/8", drop at comb: 1-3/8", weight: 5 lbs. 3.52 oz. CONDITION: Extraordinarily fine. Appears to be new & unfired retaining all of its very smooth bbl blue & bright coin finish on receiver & appended metal. Wood is sound with a couple of very minor handling & storage marks and retains virtually all of its spectacular hand rubbed oil finish. Mechanics are crisp, brilliant shiny bores. Case is equally new. 4-59898 JR235 (75,000-125,000)"
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