April 27-30, 2021 Extraordinary Firearms & Militaria
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Built circa 1971, this side by side game gun has been fitted with 3 different sets of monobloc blued steel barrels. Barrel set number "1" is 25 - 3/4" in length with a low profiled concave matte ventilated rib with round front bead sight and ejectors. Chokes are Skeet and Skeet. The "2" barrels are also 25 - 3/4" in length with low profiled concave matte game rib with round front bead sight. Chokes are Full and Modified. The number "3" sets of barrels are 28 - 1/4" long with low profiled concave matte game rib with round front bead sight. Chokes are Full and Improved Modified. All three sets of barrels read "BOEHLER * ANTINIT STEEL" "P. BERETTA-Gardone V.T." "MADE IN ITALY" on left barrel. The number "1" barrel bottoms read "CAM. 70", "18,4" "KG1,300" "18,4", "S",and "S". Mid rib stamped "1 750E". The number "2" barrel bottoms read "CAM. 70 18,4 KG1,300 18,4,"O","OOO" ". Mid rib stamped "2 750E". The number "3" barrel bottoms read "CAM. 70 18,4 KG1,300 18,4, "O","OO". Mid rib stamped "3 750E". All barrel flats stamped "CHOKE", "PB BERETTA", "H0222", "451 EELL" and appropriate Italian proof marks. The ribs of each barrel set near breech have engraved in gold its respective number "1", "2" and "3". All barrel sets at breech have light foliate scroll engraving and at muzzle a cross hatch engraving pattern between the barrels. This handsome EELL sidelock action with gold pins is equipped with set disk strikers, gas escape ports, gold washed and checkered single inertia trigger, non-auto slide safe (S) in gold and an integrated barrel selector on slide safe. Trigger is protected by a blacked engraved trigger guard that extends to a 3/4 length bottom tang. The lovely game scene engraving is executed by J. Giuupiui which is engraved on left lock plate with year of 1971. Left lock plate is engraved with 3 cock pheasant and a female pheasant in a field with woods and sky in the background. Right lock with 3 ducks lending and another just about to take off from grassy pond. Action bottom engraved with a male and female pheasant hiding in tall grass while another male takes flight. Action bottom also engraved "P. BERETTA - GARDONE V.T.". Action and fences also engraved with supporting fine scroll. Pierced and blacked top lever is engraved and bears a gold inlay of a crown. Trigger guard is also engraved with a standing crane eating a toad in a body of water on trigger bow. The smoky European walnut Monte Carlo stock has fine point checkering on its pistol grip. "JEB" is gold inlaid into the top portion of the stocks heel. Buttstock is checkered. Three beavertail forends with matched checkering are built with Anson style push button releases that are checkered. Escutcheons are blued with scroll engraving. Exterior iron metal is also blued with scroll engraving and each are numbered in gold accordingly. Interior iron metal stamped "HO222". Gun and barrels are nicely housed in an oak and leather case which is cloth covered. Case is accompanied by various makers certificates, P. Beretta cleaning cloth, and case key. CONDITION: Very good. Barrels all retain 98% original blue. Action is tight, Trigger is crisp and all ejectors function properly with snap caps. Barrel selector made in operable. Stock is very good with minor handling marks. Forends are very good except number "1' has gouge in checkering line near knuckle. Good set up. CP

Item Dimensions: 32 x 13 x 3 - 1/2
Case and 2 extra sets of barrels
Barrel Length
(1&2) 25 - 3/4" (3) 28 - 1/4"
Barrel Wall Thickness
(A/1) (L) .033 (R) .028 (B/2) (L) .032 (R) .034 (C/3) (L) .038 (R) .033
(ALL) 2 - 3/4"
(A/1) (L) .006 (R) .005 (B/2) (L) .032 (R) .012 (C/3) (L) .039 (R) .026
Drop at Comb
1- 1/2"
Drop at Heel
2 - 1/8" / 2 - 3/4"(Heel)
FFL Status
Internal Bore Diameter
(A/1) (L) .726 (R) .727 (B/2) (L) .728 (R) .729 (C/3) (L) .725 (R) .728
Length of Pull
14 - 1/4"
451 EELL
P. Beretta Certificates
(1&2)7 Lbs. 4 oz. (3) 7 Lbs. 7 oz.
Serial Number
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $8,500.00
Final prices include buyers premium:
Estimate: $17,000 - $22,500
Number Bids: 2
Auction closed on Friday, April 30, 2021.
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