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Lot 3571: Caesar Guerini 410 Bore Magnus Sideplated Shotgun

Bottega C. Giovanelli Engraved and Gold Inlaid Caesar Guerini 410 Bore Magnus Sideplated Over/Under Shotgun with Case

Auction Date: December 11, 2022

Lot 3571: Caesar Guerini 410 Bore Magnus Sideplated Shotgun

Bottega C. Giovanelli Engraved and Gold Inlaid Caesar Guerini 410 Bore Magnus Sideplated Over/Under Shotgun with Case

Auction Date: December 11, 2022

Estimated Price: $3,000 - $5,000
Price Realized:

Bottega C. Giovanelli Engraved and Gold Inlaid Caesar Guerini 410 Bore Magnus Sideplated Over/Under Shotgun with Case

Manufacturer: Caesar Guerini
Model: Magnus
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 410
Barrel: 28 inch vent rib
Finish: blue/grey
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 492
Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 294
Class: Modern Long Gun
Description:

Blued steel barrels with single steel bead on the matted vent rib, 2019 dated Italian proofs, 3 inch chambers with automatic ejectors, and interchangeable chokes (modified/full installed). The greyed sideplated boxlock action displays extensive floral scroll engraving surrounding a pair of gold inlaid grouse in flight on the left lockplate and a trio of gold inlaid quail on the right, Caesar Guerini logo on either plate, "MAGNUS/LIGHT" above a lone gold inlaid pheasant rooster on the underside, and "Bottega C. Giovanelli" on the triggerplate. The gun features a single gold trigger and tang mounted manual safety/selector. Attractive contrasting straight grained Schnabel forend and round knob pistol grip stock with wooden buttplate. Includes a factory case, and three extra chokes (improved modified, improved cylinder, and cylinder). Stock measurements: 1 11/16 inch drop at comb; 2 3/8 inch drop at heel; 14 9/16 inch length of pull; weight 5 lbs 12 oz.

Rating Definition:

Very fine, retaining 99% plus original blue finish and 90% plus original grey finish with speckling on the receiver, and crisp engraving. Stock is excellent with limited handling marks and sharp checkering. Mechanically excellent.



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