SOLD FOR: $1679.07
Serial Number: M997901J20
Year of Manufacture: 2020
Gauge: 12 Gauge, 3” – 76 milimeter – for 2 ½” or 3” shells.
Action Type: Semi Automatic and Pump Action with a tubular magazine
Markings: The left side of the barrel is marked “BENELLI ARMI S.P.A. -URBINO- MADE IN ITALY’ and features a logo, “CIP/ S”, and the number “20” in a box. The left side of the receiver is marked “BENELLI U.S.A. CORP. -ACCOKEEK MD.- MADE IN ITALY” / “CIP/ S”, and the number “20” in a box. The right side of the barrel is marked “12 GA. 3” – 76mm – FOR 2 ½” OR 3” SHELLS/ READ OWNERS MANUAL BEFORE USING GUN”, features the number “C1507809W20” and the letters “IT”. The right side of the receiver is marked “BENELLI ITALY”, “M3”, features the serial number “M997901J20” and the acronym “IT”. The bolt is marked “Benelli Inertia System”. The right side of the stock ghostring is marked “LPA ITALY”. The back of the puttpad is marked “Benelli”.
Barrel Length: 20”
Choke: Cylinder choke
Sights / Optics: The front sight is a post with a white dot mounted between two protective ears. The front sight is adjustable for windage. The rear sight is a ghost ring sight with two white dots in a base with two protective ears screwed to the receiver, it is adjustable for windage and elevation.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The stock is synthetic with a rubberized tactical pistol grip. The grip and the forearm are ribbed. The buttstock has a straight comb and a sling bar on each side. The buttpad is made of rubber with a grooved design. There is no notable wear outside of assembly and light use – if any. The LOP is 14” from the trigger to the buttpad. The stock is in Excellent overall condition.
Type of Finish: Matte Black
Finish Originality: Original
Bore Condition: The bore is bright. There is no erosion.
Overall Condition: This shotgun retains about 99% of its metal finish. The balance of the finish shows minimal wear from assembly and in the box storage. The screw heads are tight and unmarred. The markings are clear. Overall, this shotgun rates in about Excellent condition.
Mechanics: The action functions properly in both the pump and semi automatic modes. 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: The shotgun comes with its factory box, instruction manual, magazine plug, and Ben Oil unifluid. The box has minor scuffing from transportation. The oil has been previously used. The manual has been lightly thumbed through. The accessories are in fine – excellent condition overall.
Our Assessment: The Benelli M3 Super 90 Combat is a 12 gauge shotgun featuring a unique system that allows the user to alternate between Semi-Automatic and Pump Action. The Shotgun manufactured in 2020 is highly reliable and practical, easy to strip and upkeep and is considered one of the best shotguns on the market. The M3 is perfect for one’s home defense needs and comes from a line of shotguns which are frequently used by law enforcement and the military. Get it while you have the chance!