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Lot 3564: Studio Morghen Engraved Fausti 16 Gauge Italyco SLX O/U Shotgun

Factory Studio Morghen Engraved Fausti 16 Gauge Italyco SLX Over/Under Shotgun with Case

Auction Date: December 11, 2022

Lot 3564: Studio Morghen Engraved Fausti 16 Gauge Italyco SLX O/U Shotgun

Factory Studio Morghen Engraved Fausti 16 Gauge Italyco SLX Over/Under Shotgun with Case

Auction Date: December 11, 2022

Estimated Price: $6,500 - $9,500
Price Realized:

Factory Studio Morghen Engraved Fausti 16 Gauge Italyco SLX Over/Under Shotgun with Case

Manufacturer: Fausti
Model: Italyco SLX
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 16
Barrel: 28 3/4 inch solid rib
Finish: blue/coin
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 310
Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 292
Class: Modern Long Gun
Description:

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.

Rating Definition:

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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