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Lot 1507: Giovanelli Engraved Caesar Gurerini 20 Gauge Maxum Shotgun

Auction Date: December 4, 2021

Bottega C. Giovanelli Engraved Caesar Gurerini 20 Gauge Maxum Over/Under Shotgun with Case

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $3,500 - $5,500

Bottega C. Giovanelli Engraved Caesar Gurerini 20 Gauge Maxum Over/Under Shotgun with Case

Manufacturer: Caesar Guerini
Model: Maxum
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 20
Barrel: 28 inch solid rib
Finish: blue/coin
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 736
Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 258
Class: Modern Long Gun
Description:

Single brass bead front sight on the flat, matted solid rib, standard barrel markings, 76 mm (3 inch) chambers with automatic ejectors, and interchangeable choke tubes (modified/improved modified installed). The coin finished sideplated action displays beautiful floral scroll engraving with "CAESAR/GUERINI" on either side and "MAXUM" on the underside. The signature "Bottega C. Giovanelli" is marked on the trigger plate. Nicely figured, multi-point checkered Schnabel tip forend with push button release and engraved shoe and round knob pistol grip stock with ventilated rubber recoil pad. Includes a factory hard plastic takedown case. Barrel and stock measurements (U/O): bore diameter 9 inches from the breech both proved at 15.9 mm (.626 inches) and measured at .625/.626 inches; minimum wall thickness .032/.034 inches; 1 3/8 inch drop at comb; 2 1/8 inch drop at heel; 15 1/4 inch length of pull; weight 6 lbs 10 oz.

Rating Definition:

Excellent, retaining 99% original blue and coin finishes with limited handling evidence. There is a singular pressure dent on the left side of the stock, otherwise, the wood is also excellent. Mechanically excellent.



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