FRANCHI Littorio Cal. 12
BRAND: S. A. Luigi Franchi (BS) Italy
SERIAL NO.: 5127
BORE: 12 (0,732 – 0,732)
BARRELS LENGTH AND WEIGHT: 27,76 in – 2,998 lb
1st BARREL CHOKE: improved cylinder
2nd BARREL CHOKE: light full
CHAMBER: 2,756 in
STOCK LENGTH: 14,17 in (right hand)
WEIGHT: 7,055 lb
MANUFACTURE YEAR: 1935
NOTES: monobloc barrels with welded flats and lumps, double trigger, double trigger, ejectors, English grade 2 walnut stock satin finish with rubber recoil pad, it is well balanced and it doesn’t hit the shoulder.
This is a well-made and unpretentious side by side, built in 1935 when the fascio (symbol of fascism) was not yet punched on the action flats, standard engraving, sober but well executed, H&H type locks without safety sear, see in the pictures that the holes for the second sear and its spring are present, it would have been simpe to add it.