Blued steel barrels with a single steel bead sight on the matted solid rib, "FAUSTI-ITALY" inlaid in gold on the left of the upper barrel, 2020 dated proofs, and 2 3/4 inch chambers with automatic ejectors. The coin finished sideplated action displays beautifully cut broad floral scroll engraving with a Fausti emblem on the underside along with a pair of game bird scenes consisting of a pair of pheasants in flight over a field on the left and a pair of pheasant roosters posturing on the right. The triggerplate is signed "INC. STUDIO MORGHEN." to the right of the trigger, the shop of Italian Master Engraver Beffa Giacomo. Beautifully figured, multi-point checkered forend with engraved fittings and pistol grip stock with engraved coin grip cap and engraved coin toe and heel plates around the checkered butt. Includes a factory canvas and leather bound takedown case. Barrel and stock measurements (U/O): bore diameter nine inches from the breech both proofed 16.9mm (.665 inches) and measured .665/.666 inches; choke constriction .005/.026 inches; minimum wall thickness .025/.025 inches; 1 9/16 inch drop at comb; 2 1/4 inch drop at heel; 14 7/16 inch length of pull; weight 6 lbs. 9 oz.
Excellent overall, retaining 99% original blue and coin finishes with limited handling evidence and sharp checkering on the stock and forend. The case is excellent. Mechanically excellent.
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