COMING IN MAY 2020
EARLY FLLI BERTUZZI SIDELOCK EJECTOR GAME GUN WITH RELIEF SCROLLING ACANTHUS BY U. MUTTI.
inv # 20-920
Cal. 12 Ga. 2 3/4”
Bbls.: 27 ¼” Dovetailed bbls. w/ slightly raised flat matted rib are marked “CHROM NITRO STEEL – BOEHLER” on tops. Side of left barrel is engraved “Armi Flli Bertuzzi” and with their address. Bbl. flats are stamped with 1968 Italian nitro proofs and are engraved “Armi Bertuzzi”. Coin finished sidelock action features non-automatic safety, hidden third fastener, bushed strikers w/ gas vents, slight reenforce to action raised rib tumbler end cocking indicators, & double triggers. Action is engraved w/ near full coverage very nicely sculpted shaded open semi-relief scrolling acanthus w/ floral highlights w/in scroll & geometric borders. This treatment extends to fences where it is a bit more deeply carved. Engravers signature “U Mutti” is on trigger plate. Mr. Mutti was a master engraver working mostly for Beretta. Trigger guard is also scroll engraved. Dense nicely marbled & figured European walnut straight grip buttstock measures 14 3/8” over brown leather covered pad. Well cut point pattern checkering is at grip. Matching semi-beavertail ejector forend has Anson release.
Bore diameters: left-.719, restriction .014 (Mod), right-.719 restriction .004 (IC).
Minimum wall thickness: left- .027, right- .030.
DAH: 2 1/2″+
DAC: 1 7/16”
WEIGHT: 6 lbs 12 oz.