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PERAZZI MX3 ORO COMBO TRAP SHOTGUN ENGRAVED BY Bill Main
FINE ENGRAVING BY BILL MAINS. Cal. 12 Ga., 2 ¾”. S#62020. Two bbl. sets. One 33 7/8” with raised matted ventilated rib for singles trap, is ported. Perazzi information & importer (Perazzi USA / Rome - New York) is at rear. Mono-bloc is stamped with 1984 Italian nitro proofs & S#64800. Second set of 29 ½” O/U bbls. fitted with interchangeable choke tubes (2 extended stainless steel tubes in place marked for .015 & .020 which measures IM/LF ) & ventilated rib. This bbl. has proof date of 1992 & is numbered to the action. Coin finished, low profile, O/U action
V spring removable trigger group is fitted with ornamental sideplates. Trigger group was bottom first and was converted to top first. Original parts (sear & inertia block) included.
Action & plates are engraved with sprays of scroll at front & back framing game & dog scenes. Birds, pheasant on left & quail on right, are flush inlaid in gold. Dogs, pointing setter on left & what appears to be the same setter on right, are in high relief gold. Engraved backgrounds are nicely detailed. Bottom of action depicts a pair of flush gold inlaid ducks settling into a marsh. Engraver’s signature “MAINS” is under dog on left sideplate (Bill Mains, celebrated American engraver, now deceased).
Attractive flame figured & nicely marbled Claro walnut extreme pistol grip Monte Carlo buttstock, measures 15 3/8”, over black “KICK-EEEZ” pad. Stock features right hand palm swell & nicely cut fleur-de-lis checkering. Slim Field forend has pronounced schnable.
MEASUREMENTS: BBLS - Single .724 Restriction .037 (FULL). STOCK: with O/U bbls. DAC 1 1/4”. DA rear of Monte Carlo 1 5/16”. DAH 2 11/16”. WEIGHT: 9 lbs. UNATTACHED ACCESSORIES: black pigskin leather covered ABS case lined in brown corduroy contains stock removal tool, Small pats kit (new pins in the gun).
CONDITION: very fine. Original O/U bbls. retain nearly all of a professional reblue with some marks & scuffs from removal of forend. Action retains nearly all of its coin finish with some evidence of light cleaning on bottom. Stocks retain nearly all of their original high gloss finish with a few minor marks. Singles trap bbls. retain nearly all of what appears to be their original blue, silvered on mono-bloc & with marks from contact with forend. Bores are excellent. Mechanically fine. Case is fine. This is a custom gun with Bill Mains engraving, not factory production. PROVENANCE: Collection of Alan Bradley Shepherd.
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Price: 7900 Sold
Shotgun Gauge: 12 Gauge
Model: MX3 ORO
Serial Number: 62020
Barrel Length: 29 1/2”/33 7/8”
Chambers: 2 3/4
Metal Condition: Excellent
Wood Condition: Excellent
Bore Condition: Excellent
Barrel Type: O/U/Over Single
Triggers: ST Top First
Stock: Monte Carlo
Stock Comb: 1 1/4”
Stock Heel: 2 11/16”
Stock Cast: Neutral
LOP: 15 3/8”
Weight: 9 lb