SOLD FOR: $2275.01
Model: M1 Super 90
Serial Number: M138654
Year of Manufacture: 1992 (BB date code)
Gauge: 12 gauge (2 ¾” and 3” shells)
Action Type: Inertia-Operated Semi-Auto
Markings: The left side of the barrel is marked “BENELLI ARMSI S P A – URBINO – ITALY”. The right side of the barrel is marked with “MAGNUM CAL. 12 CL”. The left side of the receiver is marked with “MOD M1 SUPER 90” and Italian proof marks. The right side of the receiver is marked with “HECKLER & KOCH. INC. – STERLING. VA.” and the serial number “M138654” on the right side bevel edge. The bolt is marked with a star symbol and “BENELLI ARMI SYSTEM”.
Barrel Length: 20”
Choke: Cylinder Bore, Fixed
Sights / Optics: The front sight is a blade sight integral to a base fixed to the muzzle. The rear sight is a square-notch dovetailed into a base fixed to the top of the barrel just forward of the receiver.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The stocks consist of a checkered black synthetic forend with finger grooves, a rubberized textured pistol grip, black synthetic buttstock and black rubber buttpad. There are integral sling loops on the left and right sides of the buttstock (there is a forward sling loop installed behind the magazine nut. There are some scattered scuffs, scratches and handling marks on the stocks. There are no chips or cracks. The LOP measures 14 ¼” from the front of the trigger to the back of the buttpad. The buttpad only shows minor scuffs and handling marks. The stock is overall in Fine condition.
Type of Finish: Matte Black, Alloy Receiver
Finish Originality: Original
Bore Condition: The bore is mostly bright with some stubborn fouling toward the muzzle-end. There is no erosion in the bore.
Overall Condition: This shotgun retains about 98% of its metal finish. There are some scratches and handling marks on the receiver and forend, generally not through the finish. The screw head is sharp. The markings are mostly clear, the proof marks are shallow and obscured by the finish. Overall, this shotgun rates in about Fine to Excellent condition.
Mechanics: The action 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: This shotgun comes with an installed magazine extension tube bringing capacity to 7+1 (2 ¾” shells). A nylon sling is included and attached through the front magazine lug sling mount and left integral stock sling loop and shows no wear or fraying (please see photos).
Our Assessment: The Benelli M1 Super 90 is a semi-automatic shotgun originally imported in partnership with Heckler & Koch and has found many uses in civilian, law enforcement and military arenas. It features the proprietary Benelli recoil system, known for its reliability, easy maintenance, and reduced recoil. Its versatility makes it a durable and reliable option for hunting, competition shooting, or most importantly, home defense. Good luck in your bidding!