"BERTUZZI OVER/UNDER SELF-COCKING SHOTGUN. SN 5840. Cal. 410. Dainty & delicate appearing, this beautiful little shotgun has 27-1/2" superposed bbls with flat tapered matted rib, sgl bead & ejectors. It has self-cocking mechanism that when the breech is opened, the hammers cock automatically and it has sgl non-selective trigger. Mounted with extraordinarily beautiful, marblecake Circassian walnut with 3-pc checkered round forearm with maker's crest in gold on bottom. Stock is straight hand with raised teardrop side panels, 14-1/2" over a checkered skeleton buttplate. Trigger guard is right hand. Receiver, lockplates, hammers & appended metal are spectacularly engraved with bouquets of blossoms on sides, pivot of opening lever, trigger plate, trigger bow and bottom tang. Bottom of receiver has vignette of a fantastically detailed pair of Labrador retrievers, one in foreground carrying a dead mallard. This vignette is signed "S. Venri". Trigger plate is signed "INGLESINA A. RIRRIVI INC." Forend iron recess in bottom of receiver is engraved "1986". Left side of bbl reinforcement has maker's name in gold and right side has company address in gold. Accompanied by its orig olive felt lined Nizzoli leather trunk case with maker's label in lid. Unable to gauge bore diameter, bore restrictions or wall thickness. Drop at heel: 2-1/2", drop at comb: 1-1/8". Weight: 6 lbs. 1.6 oz. CONDITION: Extraordinarily fine. May have been fired, but, if so, very little. Retains virtually all of its orig factory finish to both metal & wood with receiver bright coin finish & bbls dark rust blue. Fit & finish is absolutely extraordinary. Mechanics are crisp, brilliant shiny bores. Case is equally new. 4-59902 JR248 (60,000-80,000)"
Back to the index