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 The wonderful detail of each game scene is immaculately executed by Galeazi, and is
one of the best examples of his work the author has seen. The gun features a single non- selective trigger and a tang mounted manual safety switch. The wood shows outstanding figure and multi-point checkering on the forend which features coin finished and engraved fittings including the Anson button release and straight grip stock with a finely checkered bare butt. Barrel and stock measurements (R/L): bore diameter nine inches from the breech both proofed at 18.4mm (.724 inches) and measured .732/.730 inches; choke constriction .024/.042 inches; minimum wall thickness .028/.028 inches; 1 3/8 inch drop at comb; 1 7/8 inch drop at heel; 14 5/8 inch length of pull; weight 6 lbs. 15 oz.
CONDITION: Excellent overall, retaining 99% original blue and coin finishes with limited handling evidence and sharp checkering on the stock and forend. Mechanically excellent. Don’t miss out on this chance to own a masterpiece engraved by the late Angelo Galeazzi, Master of Italian engravers!
Estimate: 35,000 - 50,000

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