Fratelli Piotti, Gardone Val Trompia, Brescia Italy Monte Carlo 12 Gauge with 27 1/2'' IC/M chopper lump ejector barrels with smooth concave game rib and small silver front bead. Chambers are 2 3/4'' 1.2Kg weight barrels at 18.5mm = .731 .010/.020 Holland & Holland style 7-pin bar action sidelock with hand detachable sidelocks and bushed strikers. Reciever and trigger guard with 80% coverage rose and scroll engraving by R. Piotti. Double triggers with the front articulated and turned for the right hand. Rolled trigger guard edge on the right. Straight hand buttstock of upgraded wood with excellent color and contrasting dark lines. Splinter forend. 32 LPI checkering. 14 1/2'' LOP to a checkered butt. Slight cast off. Vacant stock oval. DAC-1 1/2'' DAH-2 1/4'' 6lb 7oz
Piotti is one of the worlds finest gunmakers producing only 60-70 guns per year. This one built in 1981. Toplever remains well right of center. Barrels ring with a pure tone. Barrel blue remains at 99% Checkering at 98% Stock finish at 96% with a few slight dings from light hunting use. Cased in its factory leather trunk case with certificate of proof. Originally retailed by Armeria E. Casciano, Rome with their trade label on the trunk lid. A beautiful gun with 99% mechanical life left. Outstanding value.