October 22-23, 2019 Extraordinary, Sporting & Collector Firearms
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 10/22/2019
A nicely engraved sidelock SO5 circa 1970 with beautiful floral scroll and bouquets. (A) Barrels have a ventilated flat cross hatched top rib with a white round front sight and is Briley choked. (B) Barrels are ported with same rib type, white mid bead and highly visible orange front blade sight. This barrel is well configured to accommodate the set of Kolar sub-gauge tubes which are in the case. Sidelock action has a bright grey coin finish wonderfully engraved by "G. Bertasi". Side plates, action metal, trigger guard, forend hardware, top and bottom tangs, and trigger are all engraved. Black engraved top lever with gold crown inlay. Gold plated, cross hatched, single inertia trigger. Barrel selector is incorporated into the Purdey style safe. Safety "S" in gold. Nicely figured European walnut stock with flat top checkering pistol hand grip, steel grip cap, and Decelerator pad. Forend is a semi-beavertail with Deeley release. Case is aluminum with inside divider bearing Kolar logo, sub gauge tubes (20, 28, and .410 gauges), tube hammer, Briley chokes, chokes for sub gauge, snap caps, choke wrenches. CONDITION: Good. (A) 85% Blue remaining with some marks, scratches mainly beneath forend and missing mid bead. (B) 75% blue remains with some marks and scratches again mostly underneath forearm. Barrels have been opened up to thin walls to accommodate the sub gauge tubes. Forend has some wear and at its bottom a visible mark adjacent to Deeley release. Stock has some handling marks. Action is good and sound. Mechanically good. CP
Case, Extra Barrels, Choke Tubes
Barrel Length
(A) 29 - 7/8" (B) 29 - 1/2"
Barrel Wall Thickness
(A) (O) .038 (U) .033 (B) (O) .015 (U).017
(BOTH) 2 - 3/4"
(BOTH) Multi
Drop at Comb
1 - 1/2"
Drop at Heel
2 - 3/8"
FFL Status
12 Bore
Internal Bore Diameter
(A) (O) .723 (U) .727 (B) (O) .770 (U) .771
Length of Pull
14 - 1/2"
P. Beretta
(A) 7 Lbs. 15 Oz.(B) 7 Lbs. 8 Oz.
Serial Number
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $3,000.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $9,000.00
Estimate: $6,000 - $10,000
Number Bids: 11
Auction closed on Wednesday, October 23, 2019.
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