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PERAZZI MX8/20 OVER/UNDER GIOVANELLI SIGNED 28 GA..
Perazzi MX8/20 Bottega C. Giovanelli Inc. Zatti Signed 28ga ... 28 1/4" ventilated barrels ... LOA 45 1/2" ... LOP 14 1/2" ... DAC 1 3/8" ... DAH 2 1/4" ... 7lbs 12oz empty weight ... inertial trigger ...
The 28 1/4" vented rib barrels have excellent, bright bores and retain 99% of the original blue finish with only a few minor handling/storage marks. This example has beautifully executed game scenes engraved on both sides and on the underside. The left side is engraved with a dog pointing at a grouse taking flight (similar to Perazzi engraving number 19 with a different breed of dog). The left side is engraved with two dogs pointing at a grouse taking flight (Perazzi engraving number 122). The underside is engraved with a dog holding a dead grouse in its mouth (Perazzi engraving number 140). Most of the remaining surfaces of the receiver have floral scroll engraving with extensive floral scroll engraving also on the break lever, trigger guard and forearm hardware. The coin finished components remain bright with only a few minute marks. The lower tang is signed "Bottega C. Giovanelli Inc. Zatti".
The barrels have a white bead front sight, a nickel middle bead sight, are threaded for factory choke tubes with two 4's installed (modified), have 2 3/4 inch chambers with long forcing cones and ejectors. Both bores are stamped "13.9" and the date stamp is "BL" for 1998. The detachable trigger group is numbered to the gun and has an external selector switch.
Mounted on a beautifully figured, multi-point checkered Turkish Walnut forearm and pistol grip stock with factory recoil pad.The wood is excellent with some scattered minor scratches and dings.
Comes with the original Negrini takedown hardcase, spare parts kit (2 firing pins with springs, two hammer springs and hammer spring tool), an extra set of firing pins with springs, an extra set of hammer springs, 2 snap caps, 6 extra choke tubes (0,0,2,6,8,10), choke wrench, stock wrench and owner's manual.