Premier Firearms Auction
November 4, 5, 6, & 7, 2022
FINE CONDITION BERETTA SO-3EELL SIDELOCK DOUBLE TRIGGER O/U GAME GUN MASTER ENGRAVED BY G. UBERTI.
Cal. 12 Ga. 2 3/4″. S# 32683. Mfg. 1967. The SO-3EELL was the highest grade of standard guns offered at the time this gun was manufactured. This well preserved example has 28″ monobloc barrels fitted with matted ventilated rib. Beretta nomenclature is on top of monobloc and 1967 Italian Nitro proofs are on bottom. Coin finished low profile sidelock Beretta patent action features nonautomatic safety (“S” inlaid in gold), gas vents, engine turned internals with gold plated pins, hand detachable locks & gold plated double triggers. Action is engraved with full coverage well cut and shaded attractive large flowing acanthus scroll with floral highlights. Bottom of action is engraved “Brevettato” “Italy” in forend iron mortise and maker’s name and address is on banner across bottom of action. Blued top lever is gold inlaid with a sovereign’s crown and thumbpiece is pierced in floral motif. Blued trigger guard has matching flowers and acanthus on bow, serial number is on tang. Engraver’s signature “Uberti G.” is on trigger plate. Straight grip buttstock of dark and dense intricately marbled and lightly stump figured European walnut measures 14 3/4″ over thin “Silver” type pad. Closely spaced point pattern checkering is at grip. Matching slim field forend has Deeley type release. MEASUREMENTS: BBLS: Bore Diameter: B .725″, T .724″. Restriction: B .036″ (FULL)T .015″ (MOD). Min. Wall Thickness: B .040″, T .036″. STOCK: DAH: 2″. DAC: 1 3/8″. LOP: 14 3/4″. CAST: neutral. WEIGHT: 7 lb. 7 oz.