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Lot 3574: Giovanelli Engraved Rizzini 20 Ga Round Body EL Shotgun

Bottega C. Giovanelli Game Scene Engraved and Gold Inlaid Rizzini 20 Gauge Round Body EL Over/Under Shotgun with Case

Auction Date: December 11, 2022

Lot 3574: Giovanelli Engraved Rizzini 20 Ga Round Body EL Shotgun

Bottega C. Giovanelli Game Scene Engraved and Gold Inlaid Rizzini 20 Gauge Round Body EL Over/Under Shotgun with Case

Auction Date: December 11, 2022

Estimated Price: $5,500 - $7,500
Price Realized:

Bottega C. Giovanelli Game Scene Engraved and Gold Inlaid Rizzini 20 Gauge Round Body EL Over/Under Shotgun with Case

Manufacturer: Rizzini
Model: Round Body EL
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 20
Barrel: 29 inch solid rib
Finish: blue/coin
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 377
Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 295
Class: Modern Long Gun
Description:

Blued steel barrels with a single brass bead sight on the matted solid rib, standard Rizzini markings, 2018 dated Italian proofs, 3 inch chambers with automatic ejectors, and interchangeable choke (improved cylinder/modified installed). The coin finished round body action displays beautifully executed full coverage floral scroll engraving surrounding a pair of game bird scenes consisting a pair of grouse (right) and partridge (left) in flight over a field with a gold inlaid arc over top and a Rizzini banner beneath. The trigger plate is signed "Bottega C. Giovanelli to the right of the trigger for the famous firm. The gun features a single trigger and tang mounted safety/selector switch. Beautifully figured, large panel checkered forend with matching engraved fittings and multi-point checkered round knob pistol grip stock with checkered bare butt. Includes a factory takedown case, three piece wood cleaning rod, and three extra chokes (cylinder, improved modified, and full). Barrel and stock measurements (U/O): bore diameter nine inches from the breech .628/.629 inches; minimum wall thickness .034/.033 inches; 1 5/8 inch drop at comb; 2 3/8 inch drop at heel; 14 3/4 inch length of pull; weight 6 lbs. 13 oz.

Rating Definition:

Excellent overall, retaining 99% original blue, coin, and gold finishes with limited handling evidence and sharp checkering on the stock and forend. Case is excellent. Mechanically excellent.



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