Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 3647: Engraved Browning Citori Grade 7 Over/Under Shotgun 4 Barrel Set

Auction Date: September 12, 2021

Cased Factory Engraved and Gold Inlaid Browning Citori Grade VII Over/Under Shotgun Four Barrel Set

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $5,000 - $8,000

Cased Factory Engraved and Gold Inlaid Browning Citori Grade VII Over/Under Shotgun Four Barrel Set

Manufacturer: Miroku
Model: Citori
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 12/20/28/410
Barrel: 28 inch vent rib
Finish: blue/gold
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 1087
Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 313
Class: Modern Long Gun
Description:

Manufactured in 2006. Blued steel barrels with dual white bead sights on the matted vent rib, standard markings, 2 3/4 inch chambers with ejectors, and Invector Plus choke system (skeet/skeet installed). The blued boxlock action displays the beautiful Grade VII engraving and gold inlay consisting of floral scroll surrounding gold inlaid game scenes including three descending mallards on the left, a setter flushing two pheasants on the right, and a lone pointer on the underside. Single adjustable gold trigger and tang mounted safety/selector switch. Beautifully figured, multi-point checkered forend with Deeley style release and engraved fittings and pistol grip stock with right hand palm swell and rubber recoil pad. Includes three extra 28 inch barrel sets, one of each in .410 bore, 28 gauge, and 20 gauge with matching engraving along with four extra choke tubes (one for each gauge) and a leather bound Browning case that houses the whole set. Barrel measurements for the .410 bore set (U/O): 2 1/2 inch chambers with ejectors; Invector Plus choke system. Barrel measurements for the 28 gauge set (U/O): 2 3/4 inch chambers with ejectors; bore diameter 9 inches from the breech .555/.554 inches; Invector Plus choke system; minimum wall thickness .041/.042 inches. Barrel measurements for the 20 gauge set (U/O): 2 3/4 inch chambers with ejectors; bore diameter 9 inches from the breech .631/.631 inches; Invector Plus choke system; minimum wall thickness .032/.034 inches. Barrel and stock measurements for the 12 gauge set (U/O): bore diameter 9 inches from the breech .739/.740 inches; minimum wall thickness .039/.040 inches; 1 5/8 inch drop at comb; 1 3/4 inch drop at heel; 14 7/16 inch length of pull; cast-off; weight 8 lbs 4 oz.

Rating Definition:

Excellent overall, retaining 99% original blue and gold finishes, several scratches on the right side of the butt, otherwise limited handling evidence, and sharp checkering on the wood. The extra barrel sets are excellent. The case is very fine. Mechanically excellent.



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