SOLD FOR: $1325
Model: Aurum Teutonic
Serial Number: 46114
Year of Manufacture: 2003-2011
Gauge: 12 Gauge Magnum, 3″ Shells
Action Type: Over/Under, Top Break Shotgun with Ejectors
Markings: The left side of the top barrel is marked with a warning and “Rizzini / MADE IN ITALY”. The right side of the top barrel is marked “12 Ga. 3” Magnum”. The left side of the barrels protected by the forend are marked with the “CAM 76”, “184”, an Italian proof mark, “KGI 380”. The barrel lug is marked “12/76” and the barrel flat is marked with an Italian “BT” date code indicating the year of manufacture as 2003 and a poorly struck “COLE, INC” where the last word can not be made out. The upper tang, interior forend iron, and barrel flat is marked with the serial number, “46114”. The underside of the receiver is marked “AURUM / TEUTONIC” The receiver and forend iron feature floriate engraving, and the side panels feature relief engraving of nature/bird scenes along with “RIZZINI” on both sides.
Barrel Length: 28″ with Vent-Rib
Choke: The barrels are threaded for removable chokes with Cylinder installed over Improved Modified currently.
Sights / Optics: This shotgun is mounted with a brass bead front sight fixed to the top of the vent-rib at the muzzle. The vent rib is finely checkered for glare reduction.
Weight: 7lb 1.2oz
Stock Configuration & Condition: The stocks are two piece checkered wood with schnabel forend with inset diamond, round-bottom pistol grip, straight comb and a serrated wood buttplate. The buttstock has scattered minor nicks and dings mostly on the right side. There are no chips or cracks. Drop at comb is 1 1/2”, drop at heel is 2 1/8”. The LOP measures 14 1/2″ from the front of the trigger to the back of the buttplate. The cast is off. The plate has clusters of light nicks at the heel and toe. Overall, the stocks rate in Very Good-plus condition.
Type of Finish: Blued and Polished Steel receiver
Finish Originality: Original
Bore Condition: The bores are mostly bright. There is no erosion in the bores, but there is minor stubborn fouling near to the muzzles.
Overall Condition: This shotgun retains about 92% of its metal finish. The barrel assembly has nicks through the finish where the forend cap meets the and intermittent minor nicks along the length. The polished steel receiver is free of any notable wear or damage. Screws are lightly tool marked with strong slots. The markings are clear. Overall, this shotgun rates in about Fine ,condition.
Mechanics: The action functions correctly. The action locks up with no movement between the barrels and frame. 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: This shotgun includes two (2) 12 gauge snap caps.