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Lot 3601: Engraved Browning 28 Gauge Citori Grade IV Over/Under Shotgun

Factory Game Scene Engraved Browning 28 Gauge Citori Grade IV Over/Under Shotgun

Auction Date: December 11, 2022

Lot 3601: Engraved Browning 28 Gauge Citori Grade IV Over/Under Shotgun

Factory Game Scene Engraved Browning 28 Gauge Citori Grade IV Over/Under Shotgun

Auction Date: December 11, 2022

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

Factory Game Scene Engraved Browning 28 Gauge Citori Grade IV Over/Under Shotgun

Manufacturer: Miroku
Model: Citori
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 28
Barrel: 26 inch vent rib
Finish: blue/coin
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 512
Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 311
Class: Modern Long Gun
Description:

Manufactured in 1979. Single steel bead sight on the matted vent rib, 2 3/4 inch chambers with automatic ejectors, and chokes marked "**"/"*" (modified/full). The coin grey finished boxlock action displays standard Grade IV engraving consisting of a trio of pheasants in a wooded scene on the left, a trio of mallards in a marsh on the right, a single quail on the trigger guard, and a dog flushing a pheasant on the underside all surrounded by floral scrollwork. The gun features a single trigger and tang mounted safety/selector switch. Beautifully figured, multi-point checkered Schnabel forend with engraved fittings including the Deeley latch release and straight grip stock with plastic Browning buttplate. Barrel and stock measurements (U/O): bore diameter nine inches from the breech .555/.556 inches; choke constriction .020/.029 inches; 1 1/2 inch drop at comb; 2 3/16 inch drop at heel; 14 1/2 inch length of pull; weight 6 lbs. 2 oz.

Rating Definition:

Excellent overall, retaining 99% original blue and coin finishes with limited handling evidence, some oil marks at the toplever, and sharp checkering on the stock and forend. Mechanically excellent.



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