SOLD FOR: $1375
Serial Number: X017115
Year of Manufacture: 2006 (CA date code)
Caliber: 20 Gauge 2 ¾” & 3” Shells
Action Type: Inertia-Operated Semi Automatic with tubular magazine
Markings: The left side of the barrel is marked “CRIOBARREL / BENELLI ARMI S.P.A. – URBINO – MADE IN ITALY” and below the stock line with “CAM. 76 – 15.9”, two Italian proofs and “CA” date code, the bottom is marked “72 06 391″, the right is marked “20 GA. 3” – 76mm – FOR 2 ¾” or 3” SHELLS / READ OWNERS MANUAL BEFORE USING GUN” / H112301”. The left side of the receiver is marked “Benelli U.S.A. CORP. – ACCOKEEK. MD.- MADE IN ITALY”. There are two Italian proofs and “CA” in square date code on the bottom-left edge of the frame in front of the trigger guard. The bottom-right edge of the frame in front of the trigger guard is marked with the serial number “X017115”. The right side of the receiver is marked “CORDOBA” and “BENELLI-ITALY”. The bolt carrier is marked “* BENELLI ARMI SYSTEM”.
Barrel Length: 28” Ported, Vent-Rib
Choke: This shotgun has removable chokes and currently has an Improved Cylinder Crio Choke installed. Also included are Full, Improved Modified, Modified and Cylinder chokes.
Sights / Optics: The front sight is a red bead at the front of the rib and a silver-colored mid bead. The top of the rib is serrated for glare reduction.
Weight: 6 lb., 3.5 oz.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The stocks are two-piece black synthetic Comfort-Tech stocks with texturing in the forend and grip, rubber comb, contoured rubber buttpad and sling studs front and rear. There is a light scuff on the right side of the buttstock. Otherwise, only light handling marks are present. There are no chips or cracks. The LOP measures 14 1/4” from the front of the trigger to the back of the pad. The stock rates in Fine-Excellent overall condition.
Type of Finish: Black
Finish Originality: Original
Bore Condition: The bore is bright. There is no erosion.
Overall Condition: This Shotgun retains about 98% of its finish. There are some faint draglines throughout the receiver and a light scuff on the bottom of the barrel. The pin heads are unmarred. The markings are clear. Overall, this shotgun rates in Fine-Excellent condition.
Mechanics: The action functions correctly. We have not fired this rifle. As with all previously owned firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance standards.
Box, Paperwork & Accessories: This shotgun comes in a gray plastic Benelli case with the extra chokes as listed, choke wrench, and an assortment of factory paperwork including manual.
Our Assessment: This is a beautiful shotgun made by Benelli. The Cordoba is a purpose-built sporting shotgun with a ported barrel to reduce recoil and muzzle rise, light weight for fast handling and uses Benelli’s world-famous inertia system. This example appears to have seen only light use, in Fine-Excellent condition. If you’re looking for a 20 gauge semi-auto sporting shotgun, you can’t do much better than this. Please see our photos and good luck!