POLI 12 SIDELOCK HAMMER GUN- 2003- 90% COVERAGE of EXC. & WELL CUT ENGRAVING- 30" EXTRACTOR CHOPPER LUMP DEMIBLOC Bbls.- EXC. WOOD- 14 3/4"-
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Category: Custom Shotguns - Shotguns - Doubles
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Company: Champlin Firearms Inc.
Member Since: 11/19/07
First Name: George
Last Name: Caswell
Country: United States
Seller: FFL Dealer
Return Policy: 3 day inspection and return policy on used guns.
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#1987, Armi F.LLI Poli, via Matteotti, 311, 1-25063 Gardone, VT Brescia, Italy: A 12 Bore Back Action Sidelock Rebounding Hammer Gun Finished in 2003, 30" Extractor Chopper Lump Demibloc (Lower Models have Monobloc barrels) barrels at .725 .006 & .026" (Skt.I & Imp.Mod.), 2 3/4" chambers, KG 1,400 weight barrels, No top tang safety, Double triggers with the front articulated, Splinter game forend with a frontal Anson release, Straight hand stock at 14 3/4 x 1 5/16 x 2 1/4” over an engraved skeleton buttplate with full checkering, Game gun weight at 7 lbs. 2 oz., 90% coverage of superb floral engraving with a Woodcock in flight on the bottom, This is very well cut engraving with excellent style and execution on a coin finished frame, The engraving covers the top tang, top lever, hammers, trigger plate, trigger guard and tang, Gold inlaid serial number on the guard tang, It has very nicely carved fences that complement the 19th Century styled hammers plus a very nice carved frame, Excellent wood with deep black/brown contrast, This exclusive 12 Bore Game Gun remains totally original. The barrels are new inside and out and ring with an awesome chime. This piece is original, and the barrels have 99% blue, the wood is 97% with very light hunting marks, the checkering is at 100%, the coin finished frame and forend iron are at 98%. The whole is cased in an Italian Nizzoli leather trunk with a trade label and a nice set of accessories. Here is a Classic Italian game gun with manual cocking hammers for fun 12 Bore gunning by one of the up and coming gunmaking firms in Italy since 1966. This is a treasure in the field and in the gun cabinet.
In this age of the computer driven machine, this period when plastics predominate, there appears to be a surprisingly strong urge to development of the manual skills. With this traditional piece, you will be more than pleased. There are hammer guns and then there are serious hammer guns. The difference in liking a gun or loving a gun is in the detail.