April 27-30, 2021 Extraordinary Firearms & Militaria
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Circa 2016. A fine Italian-made shotgun carrying 30" monobloc barrels with ejectors, 3" chambers, narrow matte crosshatch game rib, and a low sitting round brass front bead sight. Top barrel on left reads "GIULIO BERNADELLI" on top right reads "GARDONE VT. ITALY" both in gold. Left side of top barrel reads"15.8" and bears Italian proof mark of crest with star above it. Bottom barrel reads "KG1. 200" "15.8 and CREST STAR ABOVE IT". Bottom of barrels also with importers name in white "DOUBLE GUNS NASHVILLE, TN". Barrel wings with border scroll and gold line at breech. Barrel flat reads "CAL. 20-76". "0021" "MADE IN ITALY" and with appropriate Italian proof marks. Chokes are fixed at IMPROVED MODIFIED and MODIFIED. The gun's boxlock rounded frame is scalloped and coin finished. Nicely engraved with floral scroll and shaded ground with left side baring flying partridge over field, right side with quail flying in field and bottom action with standing grouse. All engraved by "L. BERTELLA" which is on the right side of the trigger plate. "Made in Italy" on the left side of trigger plate. The top lever has matching engraving with a checkered thumbpiece. The non-auto safe action "S" in gold is a slide push mechanism with combined slide barrel selector. The single selective mechanical trigger is nicely protected by a fully engraved right hand rolled edged trigger guard which extends through a bottom strap bearing its serial number "0021". The handsome medium brown "Prince of Wales" semi-pistol gripped Turkish walnut stock with fine point checkering is fitted with an orange buttpad. A matching game forend has been built with an engraved Deeley snap release and the makers gold-lined crest with "GB" in gold and a golden woodcock. Forearm metal also with matching engraving. The gun is housed in a leather maker's case with paper trade label on inner lid, pair of nickel-plated snap caps, square nickel-plated oil bottle, three-piece rod, jag, brush, mop, chamber brush, and three turnscrews. The outer lid of the case is also fitted with a round brass initial plate. CONDITION: Fine. Barrels retain 95% original blue with some light surface wear. Bores are bright. Action is sound and tight on face with ejectors that are timed well. Stock and forend are both good with some light handling marks. Very nice and will make a lively game gun. CP

Item Dimensions: 32" x 9" x 4"
Name
Value
Accessories
Case & Cleaning Tools
Barrel Length
30"
Barrel Wall Thickness
O:.021 U:.020
Chamber
3"
Choke
O:.021 U:.15
Drop at Comb
1 - 3/8"
Drop at Heel
2"
FFL Status
Modern
Gauge
20 Gauge
Internal Bore Diameter
O:.626 U:.630
Length of Pull
14 - 3/4"
Manufacturer
Giulio Bernardelli
Model
O/U
Paperwork
Weight
6Lbs. 5 oz.
Serial Number
0021
Bidding
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $3,600.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $10,200.00
Estimate: $7,000 - $9,000
Number Bids: 12
Auction closed on Friday, April 30, 2021.
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