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    Commissioned by Mr. Daniele Perazzi and Lucio Sosta, Angelo Galeazzi Engraved.

    Engraved Italian Perazzi SCO Model Over and Under Shotgun.
    Serial no. 77659 [barrels and receiver], 12 gauge [2 3/4-inches], 31 1/2-inch ventilated barrels with ventilated rib, white-dot front sight and stainless rear bead sight. This barrel has a 1.5mm higher rib, for trap and bunker shooting. Blued finish. Elaborately scroll engraved coin-finished receiver, blued lever and triggerguard, done by master engraver Angelo Galeazzi. Gold-plated trigger. Checkered walnut pistolgrip stock and fore-end. Rubber recoil pad. Length of pull: 14 3/4-inches. Weight: 9-pounds, 2-ounces. Sold along with 28 3/8-inch barrel with ventilated rib with low step, for pigeon or sporting clay shooting and an extra single selective trigger. Included in the sale is also the letter sent to the previous owner confirming configuration and explaining the details of this particular SCO-Extra. The letter signed and dated by Karl C. Lippard, General Manager and Certified Firearms Appraiser for Perazzi USA states "The receiver of this SCO is EXTRA in that the gun was commissioned by Mr. Daniel Perazzi and Lucio Sosta and has engraving very uncommon to other Perazzi guns. The engraver selected was Angelo Galeazzi. He is considered the finest gun engraver of our time." it also states " The type of work performed on the gun was a BEST WORK effort of Mr. Galeazzi." Also, important to note "The buttstock and foreend wood are well figured and personally selected for the gun by Mr. Perazzi and Lucio Sosta from Mr. Perazzi's private reserve......The above described shotgun is a BEST GUN effort finest factory effort. There have been less than three such efforts in the past 10 years of record therefore, the gun is very rare" The letter closes with an appraisal value expected to be in the $35,000 range by Feb. 1, 1991. An interesting note, previous owner was good friends with Lucio Sosta, Master gunsmith of Perazzi USA for many years. According to the previous owners son, this Perazzi started out as Lucio's personal gun.
    NOTE: This lot falls under the GCA Act and has Federal Firearms Licensing Requirements.

    Condition: Excellent. Overall showing very light handling wear. Very fine patch of pitting to right side of barrel. Few minor scuffs and dings to wood. Action crisp. Bright bores.




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    June, 2018
    10th Sunday
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