Sold For: $2,525.01
Serial Number: 35025ZX131
Year of Manufacture: 2013 (ZX Date code)
Gauge: .410 Bore, 2 1/2″ & 3″ Shells
Action Type: Over Under O/U, Top Break, Single Selective Trigger (inertial) Shotgun with Ejectors
Markings: The left side of the upper barrel is marked “BROWNING ARMS COMPANY MORGAN, UTAH / MADE IN JAPAN/MIROKU”. The left of the monoblock is marked “INVECTOR”, “28”” and “35025ZX”, the bottom of the monoblock is marked with three proofs. The right of the top barrel is marked “CITORI SPECIAL STEEL .410 BORE – 2 1/2″ AND 3″”. The inside of the forend iron is marked “35025” and the inside of the forend is stamped “35025”. The top tang, under the lever, is marked “35025ZX131”. The bottom of the receiver is marked “BROWNING / Citori”. The receiver has Grade I engraving. The bottom of the trigger guard is marked with Browning’s Buck Mark logo.
Barrel Length: 28”, Vent-Rib
Choke: The barrels are threaded for Invector chokes and have Modified over Improved Cylinder chokes installed.
Sights / O99ics: This shotgun is mounted with a silver-colored bead at the front of the rib. The top of the rib is finely checkered, fading to serrations at the rear, for glare reduction.
Weight: 6 lb., 10.8 oz.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The stocks are two-piece checkered walnut with round-bottom pistol grip, straight comb and textured black plastic Browning buttplate. The stocks have no notable wear or damage, only light handling marks. There are no chips or cracks. The checkering is sharp. The LOP measures 14 1/4″ from the front of the trigger to the back of the buttplate. Drop at comb is approximately 1 1/2″, drop at heel 2 1/8″. The cast is about neutral. The plate has faint wear at the heel. Overall, the stocks are in about Excellent condition.
Type of Finish: Blue
Finish Originality: Original
Bore Condition: The bores are bright. There is no erosion in the bores.
Overall Condition: This shotgun retains about 98% of its metal finish. There is very faint operational wear including on the top tang from the safety. Otherwise, there are only light handling marks. The screw heads are sharp. The markings are clear. Overall, this shotgun is in about Excellent condition.
Mechanics: The action functions correctly including the ejectors. The barrels lock up with no play to the receiver. We have not fired this shotgun. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance standards.
Box, Paperwork & Accessories: None.
Our Assessment: Browning Citori shotguns are extremely dependable and make for great investments. This example is a .410 with 28″ barrels threaded for Invector chokes and chambered for 2 1/2″ and 3″ shells. It has very minor operational wear consistent with little if any use and responsible storage. The gun retains strong mechanics, bright bores, and a tight lockup. This ought to be a great shotgun for hunting or clay shooting for the lucky winner. Please see our photos and good luck!
CA Legal or CA Private Party Transferable: This shotgun can be transferred in California.