Serial Number: S31730
Year of Manufacture: Modern
Caliber: 20 Gauge, 3”
Action Type: Side By Side, Top Break Lever Actuated Shotgun
Markings: The barrels are marked “Amadeo Rossi S.A. / The Garcia Corp. / Wash. D.C.” and “Made in Brazil”. The bottom of the barrels are marked 20 GA. 3”. The left barrel is marked “T”, and the right barrel is marked “M”. There is the number “3890” on the flat of the barrel lug. This number is also found on the water table, as is the serial number. The forend metal is marked “3890”.
Barrel Length: 26”
Choke: The left barrel measures .593”, and the right barrel .603”
Sights / Optics: The gun is mounted with a silver colored bead painted red. There is a full length rib.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The stocks are wood. There have been sling swivel studs installed and they are now removed, leaving holes and disrupted wood on the surface. There are some nicks and dings in the buttstock, mostly on the right side. There is a rubber butt pad installed. The LOP measures approx. 15” from the front trigger to the back of the buttpad. The stocks rate in about very good overall condition.
Type of Finish: Blue
Finish Originality: All Original
Bore Condition: The bores are bright. There is no apparent erosion..
Overall Condition: This gun retains about 95% of its metal finish. The balance of the finish shows minor wear at the back of the barrels. There are very few marks on the blued metal surfaces. The trigger guard has some nicks and a few spots of surface frosting. The Screw heads are in good serviceable condition, showing minor wear and little disfiguration. The markings are clear. Overall, this gun rates in about fine condition.
Mechanics: The action functions correctly. The hammers lock back and release with trigger pull. The lever operates correctly. The lockup is tight. We did not fire this gun..
Box, Paperwork & Accessories: None
Our Assessment: This is a fun gun, and likely the best of the imported SxS’s. It will make a great upland bird gun and will serve a cowboy action shooter well also. The 20 ga. Is considered mild and a favorite gauge for all of the shotgun sports.
CA Legal or CA Private Party Transferable: This gun can be transferred in California.
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