Premier Firearms Auction
May 12, 13, 14, & 15, 2023
Spectacular Luciano Bosis Michaengelo Grade O/U Shotgun
Cal. 16 Ga., 2 3/4″
Luciano Bosis, after working for Perazzi 1971-1976, opened his own shop in 1977 and has built a reputation for making some of Italy’s finest bespoke guns. The Michelangelo is an assisted opening gun influenced by the timeless Boss design. Pinless sidelocks are of the Bosis design with intercepting sears. Selective ejectors. Patented single non selective trigger. Masterful full coverage vine type scroll engraving with floral borders that extend to forearm iron with highlights at breech end of bbl. Lockplates have ribbons marked “L. BOSIS”. Trigger guard tang has gold inlaid serial number “681”. Field style forearm with Anson release and full pistol grip stock with black contrasting grip cap. Stock set is of the finest quality thin shell walnut having attractive light and dark tones with black marbling. Fine point pattern hand checkering wraps around the forearm and the wrist of the stock. Bottom of forearm has a pierced inlaid Bosis crest. Toeline of stock has brass oval nameplate with initials “HEK”.
LOP: 14 3/4″ to skip line checkered butt. DAC: 1 3/8″. DAH: 2 3/16″. Neutral cast.
BARRELS: 28″ of “Bosis One Steel”. Tapered flat matted solid rib with steel bead. Bore diameter: U .662, O .662. Choke constriction: U .014, O .031. Minimum wall thickness: U .039, O .039.
WEIGHT: 7 lbs
UNATTACHED ACCESSORIES: leather covered luggage case w/ green felt fitted interior. Inside of lid has Luciano Bosis label. Case contains snap caps, parts kit, cleaning rod, cleaning accessories, lubricant and wrench. Also included are cloth gun covers.