ZOLI Pernice Round Body 20 gauge 30" O/U
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Category: Zoli Shotguns - Shotguns - Italian Double
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Seller: ShopTek Inc.
Company: ShopTek Inc.
Member Since: 11/20/12
First Name: Patrick
Last Name: McCabe
State: New York
Country: United States
Phone: (585) 317-3958
Number of Active Listings: 11
Seller: FFL Dealer
Return Policy: 3 day inspection and return policy on used guns.
Payment Types Accepted: Visa, Mastercard, Discover, Amex, Money Order, Personal Check, C.OD.
Zoli Pernice, 20 gauge with 30 inch barrels, drop out rigger assembly, hand engraved, hand checkered, with five interchangable choke tubes, tools and Negrini Case. This gun is "NEW" as received ffom Zoli. I accept all major credit cards (3% add on processing fee) and Check. A three day inspection period is allowed, returns only accepted with prior approval, gun can only be returned if returned as shipped "NEW NEVER FIRED". Buyer pays all reurn shipping charges including insurance. For additional information please contact Patrick at 585/317-3958 or e-mail to salesshoptekinc. Authorized ZOLI Dealer.
The Zoli Pernice reflects the classic tradition of game guns, with exquisite scroll engraving – totally finished by hand and signed by the famous Bottega incisioni. Uniquely, the Pernice is a true round body model, with a fully rounded frame, machined from a monolithic forged steel alloy with a Zoli removable trigger group. All trigger parts are titanium nitrate treated for maximum corrosion resistance, while main springs are coated with a self-lubricating material to preserve their strength over time.
As standard with Zoli guns, the Pernice features silver soldered barrels and is equipped with a top solid Churchill rib. The stock is crafted from a fine Turkish Walnut with fine hand checkering and is hand finished in a luxe oil.
The Pernice is available in 20, 28 and .410 ga. and can be equipped with an extra set of barrels upon request.
The engraving creation for the Pernice, a true round body Boss action over and under shotgun, was born from a collaboration between Zoli and Bottega Incisioni, the world renowned engraving studio with a 60-year history of engraving the finest guns in existence. Bottega Incisioni has earned international acclaim for their exquisitely unique designs and ability. Each Pernice action is signed "Bottega Incisioni" as a mark of authenticity.
The new Zoli Pernice presented unique challenges for the engraving design as it is the first Boss style action to be truly rounded on all 4 sides in a flowing synchronous form. There are no flat sides. The action seems to growanically from the long, slender barrels rearward into the graceful lines Prince of Wales stock. It looks and handles like a strong and graceful arm extended to the horizon.
The engraving pattern required a unique approach so as to enhance the natural flow of the action body. Bottega Incisioni created an exceptional design which enhances the slender rounded features and allows the layout to be done mechanically, thus giving the hand engravers plenty of time to apply liberal use by hand of the hammer and chisel. The design uses low relief, high contrast scroll created from intertwined Acanthus Spinosus leaves – a leaf with deepveins. Acanthus scroll is often found in Grecian architecture (and the English countryside). Its floral motives draw the eye to the flowing lines of the Pernice.
The carved surface of the low relief engraving on the Pernice is deeply hand shaded to enhance contrast and color.The leaves are shaded to create volume and flow. The artist’s vision allowed the engraving of the leaves to flow like vines and be the living connection intertwining the barrels through the rounded action and growing into the stock. Specifications & Options 12 gauge FRAME & LOCKING SYSTEM TRIGGER BARREL LENGHT & RIBS CHOKES SIGHTS STOCK FOREARM CASE BALANCE SYSTEM FOR BARREL AND STOCK
Price: Please Call for SPECIAL PRICING!!!
Metal Condition: NEW
Wood Condition: NEW
Bore Condition: NEW
Barrel Type: O/U
Triggers: Single/Drop Out Assembly
Gauge Info: 20 gauge
Stock: Turkish Walnut
Stock Cast: Right Hand
Chokes: Five Interchangeable
Engraving: Hand Finished