Franchi 12 gauge Asso Model Field Grade 2 3/4 in 30 Full .6835 Fixed Choke Vent Rib 1991 Production Very Good Condition Blue & Walnut

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Franchi 12 gauge Asso Model Field Grade 2 3/4 in 30 Full .6835 Fixed Choke Vent Rib 1991 Production Very Good Condition Blue & Walnut   Guns > Shotguns > Franchi Shotguns > Auto/Pump > Hunting
Description: From it tour of duty in the Land of Israel comes this Franchi 48AL lightweight 12 gauge auto. Receiver and finishing manufacturer was Llama Gabilondo y Cia, S.A., of Vitoria, Spain. Barrel and parts manufacturer was Luigi Franchi, s.p.a., of Brescia, Italy. From its BA Italian date code, it was manufactured in 1991. It is import stamped on its barrel’s under side by Century Arms. Type is inertia operated semi automatic shotgun. Chambering is 12 gauge, 2 3/4 inch shells only. Construction is steel barrel, bolt, and internal parts all assembled into a lightweight alloy receiver group. Barrel is 30 inch with .6835 fixed Full choke muzzle diameter. The barrel is Not designed for steel shot. It will Not be accurate with rifled slugs. Outside muzzle diameter is .809. Sight system is 14 post, .265 serrated top ventilated rib with brass bead front sight and serrated top receiver rear. Magazine tube holds 4 rounds of 2 3/4 inch 12 gauge shotshells, so 4 + 1 fully loaded capacity with no magazine adapter or plug. Mag spring retention is by a Remington type friction split ring retainer. Safety is guard mounted push button type, forward of the .250 smooth faced steel trigger. Weight empty is 6 pounds 10 ounces, with center of gravity at the breech face. Overall length is 51 3/8 inches. Barrel finish is polished surface blued steel, with stippled panel, semi gloss black anodized receiver. Buttstock and forend are plain oil finish Italian Walnut, with machine cut checkering. Note the factory 1 inch permanent sling swivels on the mag cap and buttstock. Stock drop is the standard 1 1/2 x 2 1/2 inch, with an abbreviated 12 3/4 inch length of pull from the trigger face to the end of the recently installed Pachmayr recoil pad. This shotgun served to dispatch winged and four legged raiders of the Israeli row crops on a communal farm or Kibbutz. The Vent Rib shows indentation pressure on 3 points. Apart from those, Surface detractions are moderate, small spots of wear indications here and there. We rate this Franchi as Very Good Condition, 75 percent vicinity by our estimate, but photos ought to suffice for our distinguished shoppers to judge finish grade for themselves. Bore, chamber, and mechanism are all bright and clean. From the minimal wear to the shell carrier, we estimate this Franchi has been fired fewer than 300 rounds. Replacement pricing on this shotgun's nearest descendant, the Franchi Fenice, is upwards of $1500.00. We're offering the 1991 production Spanish / Italian / Israeli Franchi in the photos, however, for only $ 359.00. 2% discount if payment is with USPS Money Order & not Credit Card. Any ammunition or personnel in photos are Not included. >>> (California) WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including lead, which is known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to

Condition: Used, Minor Wear
Brand: Franchi
UPC: 650350408751
Caliber: 12 Gauge
Location: TN

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Item #: 952285137
SKU: Asso
Stock No.: LG6444
Seller Since: Jul. 2007
Seller Level: Trusted Seller
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City: Henderson
State: TN
Phone: 731-989-7641

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