SOLD FOR: $5001
Model: K80 Two Barrel Set
Serial Number: 22461
Year of Manufacture: 1992 (KC Date Code), the non-ported barrel was made in 1998 (KI Date Code)
Gauge: 12 Gauge 3” Chamber. This shotgun comes with 20 gauge, 28 gauge and .410 bore sub-gauge tubes.
Action Type: Over Under Single Selective Trigger with Ejectors
Markings: The underside of the receiver is marked “K80 / H. KRIEGHOFF / GmbH ULM / W. – GERMANY”. The left lip of the receiver is marked “KRIEGHOFF INT., OTTSVILLE, PA 22461” and the right lip is marked with proofs and the date code. The forend hardware is numbered “22461”. The forend, lever, trigger guard, and receiver have scroll engraving.
28” Ported Barrel: The left side of both barrels is marked with a proof, “18.6mm”, and “MAG 12/76” under the forend. The bottom of the monoblock is marked “22461 / MADE IN / W-GERMANY / SHOTGUNS / OF ULM”. The left side of both chambers is marked “3” S”. Both sides of the rib have a small mark at the front of the chamber.
28” Non-ported Barrel: The left side of both barrels is marked with a proof, “18.6mm”, and “MAG 12/76” under the forend and the top barrel is marked “OS” and the bottom “US”. The bottom of the monoblock is marked with proofs and the date code above “MADE IN / GERMANY / KRIEGHOFF / ULM”. The left side of both chambers is marked “3” S”. Both sides of the rib have a small mark at the front of the chamber. The left side of the upper barrel is marked “BOHLER-LAUFSTAHL / KRIEGHOFF INT. OTTSVILLE, PA”. The left side of the upper barrel is marked with a warning.
Barrel Length: Both barrels are 28”, one is ported.
Choke: The ported barrel is Improved Cylinder over Improved Cylinder, both Fixed. The non-ported barrel is Cylinder over Cylinder, both Fixed
Sights / Optics: Both barrels have a white bead in a base at the muzzle and a bright alignment bead
Weight: 7 lb., 13 oz.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The stocks are checkered wood, the buttsock is a G-Squared Products air-cushioned buttstock with a straight comb and pistol grip with palm swells. There are some scattered compressions, draglines, and dings. Some of the most noticeable are on the comb, belly, and left of the wrist. There is finish loss, most noticeable on the raised edges of the wrist. The checkering has become smooth with a couple flat areas. The LOP measures 13 7/8” from the front of the trigger to the back of the buttpad. The drop at the start of the air cushioned portion of the stock is roughly 1 5/8” and the drop at heel is roughly 1 3/4”. The stocks rate in about Very Good overall condition.
Type of Finish: Blue & Satin Stainless
Finish Originality: Original
Bore Condition: The bores are bright with no erosion.
Overall Condition: This shotgun retains about 93% of its metal finish. The balance of the finish shows light operational wear to the parts from normal operation, assembly and disassembly. There are some light draglines and rubs on the receiver. Both barrel sets have little clusters of nicks and scratches towards the chambers under the forend. There are some scattered rubs, nicks, scuffs, and scratches over both barrel sets. Both barrel sets have thinning on the edges, most notable at the muzzle. Both barrel sets have some minor play between the two barrels at the front hanger. The screw heads are sharp to lightly worn with strong slots. The markings are clear. Overall, this shotgun rates in about Very Good condition.
Mechanics: The safety is frozen but the action otherwise functions correctly. 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: Included is a metal hard case, Kolar arms sub-gauge tubes, paperwork including the manual, and pump for the air cushioned stock. The sub-gauge tubes are 20, 28, and 410 gauge, they have bright bores with no erosion. The tubes have the following constrictions: 410: Improved Cylinder, 28: Improved Modified, 20: Improved Modified & Modified.
Our Assessment: The Kreighoff K80 needs no introduction…. It is the Rolex or Rolls-Royce of the shooting world. It is the gun that just about every shooter wants to add to the safe or arsenal for the range. The gun can literally take thousands of rounds and shooters trust these guns to take the abuse of serious competition. With that being said, this one is all ready for you to hit the range to compete, it comes with an air-cushioned stock, and sub-gauge tubes for 20, 28, and 410 gauge so you can shoot a variety of rounds. This shotgun has seen some use but still has lots of its original finish and good bores. Please see our photos and good luck!