SOLD FOR: $1825
Serial Number: 35149ZY131
Year of Manufacture: 2012 (https://www.browning.com/support/date-your-firearm/citori-over-under-shotgun.html)
Caliber: .410 Bore 2 1/2” and 3” Shells
Action Type: Over Under Shotgun, with Single Selective Inertial Trigger & 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 “35149ZY”, “INVECTOR”, and “28””. The bottom of the monoblock is marked with 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 “35149” and the inside of the forend is stamped “35149”. The top tang, under the lever, is marked with the serial number. The bottom of the frame is marked “BROWNING / Citori”. The sides of the frame are scroll engraved and the bottom of the trigger guard has a gold filled Buck Mark logo.
Barrel Length: 28” Vent-Rib
Choke: The currently installed chokes are Modified over Improved Cylinder.
Sights / Optics: The gun is mounted with a steel bead front sight. The rib is finely checkered to reduce glare.
Weight: 6 lb., 10 oz.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The stocks are checkered walnut with a round bottom pistol grip and fluted straight comb. There are a few scattered light handling marks. There are a few shallow scratches, most noticeable on the left side of the buttstock up towards the heel. There are a few little nicks into the finish and tiny compressions, most noticeable on the left of the buttstock down by the toe and right of the forend at the front. There are light handling marks. The checkering is mostly sharp. The LOP measures approximately 14 1/4” from the front of the trigger to the back of the Browning buttplate. The drop at comb is approximately 1 3/8” and at heel 2 1/4”. The cast is about neutral. The black hard rubber Browning buttplate has some scattered light wear. The stocks rate in about Fine overall condition.
Type of Finish: Blue
Finish Originality: Original
Bore Condition: The bores are bright with no erosion.
Overall Condition: This gun retains about 99% of its metal finish. The frame has light handling wear. There are a few little marks on the trigger guard, most noticeable on the edges. There are a couple faint marks on the barrels, most noticeable on the left of the top barrel towards the front. There is some light operational wear. The screw heads are sharp. The markings are clear. Overall, this gun rates in about Fine Plus condition and would be Excellent if not for the marks in the stocks.
Mechanics: The action functions correctly. The shotgun features a single selective trigger and ejectors. The barrels lock up solidly. The safety does not engage automatically when the action is opened but does function properly when engaged manually. 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 bore with 28″ barrels with removable chokes and chambered for 2 1/2” or 3” shells. It has wear consistent with little use, retaining 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!