Early Engraved Italian Weatherby Regency Over/Under Shotgun

Currency:USD Category:Antiques / Firearms & Armory Start Price:550.00 USD Estimated At:1,300.00 - 1,900.00 USD
Early Engraved Italian Weatherby Regency Over/Under Shotgun
Manufactured in Italy and imported from 1972 to 1980, this shotgun features a single brass bead on the matte vent rib, 3" chambers, marked full (F)/modified(M) chokes with ejectors. The rear upper barrel is marked "Weatherby" in gold script and the action is floral scroll engraved with a matte background. The bottom of the receiver is marked in gold "WEATHERBY / REGENCY" in two banners. Tang mounted manual safety, gold washed trigger with selector, gold washed forearm release latch and mounted with high gloss, extra fancy checkered walnut forearm with wide finger grooves and pistol grip stock with contrasting grip cap with an ivory, diamond shaped inlay and vented Weatherby recoil pad.
BBL: 28 inch vent rib
Stock: walnut
Gauge: 20
Finish: blue/satin coin
Serial Number: R02157
Condition: Excellent. The barrel, trigger guard and break lever retain virtually all of the original blue finish. The action is a smooth gray with some of the case colors on the inside. Almost all of the gold wash finish remains on the forearm release and all on the trigger. The wood is also excellent with only the slightest handling marks and sharp checkering.