A fine Nassa-engraved 20-bore (2¾in) self-loading gun by Cosmi, no. 8653 In its case with nylon cover and multi-choke set and replacement recoil-spring, and together with a Cosmi leather slip
Lot 513S1
A fine Nassa-engraved 20-bore (2¾in) self-loading gun by Cosmi, no. 8653 In its case with nylon cover and multi-choke set and replacement recoil-spring, and together with a Cosmi leather slip
Sold for £7,500 (US$ 11,713) inc. premium

Lot Details
A fine Nassa-engraved 20-bore (2¾in) self-loading gun by Cosmi, no. 8653
The toplever, rib and forend-tip with 'I' inlaid in gold, hold-open toplever, the action-body finely engraved depicting snipe on the left and partridges on the right, the underside with a hare and a woodcock, all in their natural settings and with some bold foliate-scrollwork, the trigger-plate signed inc. Nassa and dated 2007, highly-figured stock with pistolgrip and recoil-pad, the Boehler Antinit steel barrel, the breech-section engraved Cosmi Brev.te. Ancona, with matt ventilated top-rib
Weight 7lb. 10¼oz., 14 1/8in. pull (13½in. stock), 35½in. barrel, approx. 5/8 choke (multi-choke), 2¾in. chamber, Italian nitro proof
In its case with nylon cover and multi-choke set and replacement recoil-spring, and together with a Cosmi leather slip
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