April 27-30, 2021 Extraordinary Firearms & Militaria
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Built in 1960. 20 bore with 2 extra sets of barrels in 28 and .410 bores. The 20 bore and .410, 26" chopper lump blued steel barrels are built with 3" chambers while the 28 bore is built with 2 - 3/4". All barrels are fitted with ejectors, matte tapered slightly game rib with round brass front bead sights. Left barrels read "FABIO ZANOTTI DA BOLOGNA". Right barrels read "ACCIAIO PHONIX". The 20 bore barrels are marked "SKEET 1", "SKEET 2" and "15,8" on bottoms. Barrel flats are stamped "CAM. 76", "5016" (serial number), "MAGNUM", "XVI", "15,5", "FABIO ZANOTTI", "BOLOGNA". Rear lump is stamped "20". The bottom of the 28 bore barrels are stamped "SKEET 1" and "SKEET 2", "14,3" and "KG1 070, 14,3". Barrel flats read "XXVI, 5016 (for serial number), CAM. 76, FABIO ZANOTTI BOLOGNA", PSF with "*" above and with Italian proofs. Rear lump stamped "28". The bottoms of the .410 barrels read "SKEET 1 and SKEET 2", 10,7 and KG1 100 on bottoms. Barrel flats are stamped "CAM. 76", "5016" (serial number), "MAGNUM", "XXVI", "15,5", "FABIO ZANOTTI", and "BOLOGNA". Rear lump is stamped "410". The non-auto safe sidelock with single mechanical trigger and barrel selector is nicely engraved by inc. Lora F. which is signed on right side of trigger plate. Left lock engraved with 2 gold hunting dogs (setters) on point over 2 gold inlaid quail. Right lock plate engraved with 2 gold hunting dogs (pointers) over a golden flying pheasant and a gold inlaid quail. Bottom action engraved and gold inlaid with a retriever peering up at a pair of flying ducks. "FABIO ZANOTTI" also in gold. Gold inlay supported by floral scrolls on blacked stipple ground. Single trigger protected by matching floral and stipple engraved trigger guard. Bow of trigger with gold inlaid crane with crab in its beak. Trigger guard extends to the stocks bottom strap with matched engraving and serial number "5016" which is in gold. The dark reddish brown European stock with pistol hand grip is finely checkered, has drop points and a Monte Carlo comb. Buttstock is fitted with "JBE" in gold and with leather covered orange recoil pad. The beavertail forends have matched engraving on iron metal, escutcheons and matched checkering. The center diamond on forend grips are nicely adorned with mythical male god holding a pitchfork. CONDITION: Very good. Barrels all retain 95% blue. Bores are good, ejectors are timed well. Action is sound and tight with all barrels. Stock is good with handling marks from use. Forends show slight signs of use and storage. Nice set up. CP

Item Dimensions: 30 x 13 x 4
Case and 2 extra sets of barrels
Barrel Length
(ALL) 26"
Barrel Wall Thickness
(A/20) (L) .031 (R) .033 (B/28) (L) .028 (R) .028 (C/.410) (L) .030 (R) .036
(A/20) 3" (B/28) 2 - 3/4" (C/410) 3"
(A/20) (L) .005 (R) .002 (B/28) (L) .007 (R) .003 (C/410) (L) .005 (R) .001
Drop at Comb
1 - 5/8"
Drop at Heel
2 - 3/8"
FFL Status
20, 28 & .410
Internal Bore Diameter
(A/20) (L) .624 (R) .624 (B/28) (L) .564 (R) .565 (C/.410) (L) .422 (R) .422
Length of Pull
14 - 1/4"
Armi Di Lusso
(A/20) 6 Lbs. 9 oz. (B/28) 6 Lbs. 6 oz. (C/.410)6 Lbs. 7 oz.
Serial Number
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $6,000.00
Final prices include buyers premium:
Estimate: $12,000 - $15,000
Number Bids: 6
Auction closed on Friday, April 30, 2021.
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