Beretta 12 Gauge Over Under model 686 Over and Under Shotgun 3 1/2 inch chambers, 28 in Mobil Choke Barrels Excellent Condition 1992 Production


This listing is for the exact shotgun in the photos. Here is a scarce, well preserved variant of the fabled Beretta 686 series. This is the 686 Onyx Waterfowl, chambered for 3 1/2 inch shells. Manufacturer was P Beretta Gardone, V.T., and so marked, continuing over the left chamber, 3 1/2 inch Steel Shot. From its BB date code, it was manufactured in 1992. Importer mark on the right chamber reads Beretta USA Corp, Ackk, Md. / Made in Italy. Type is waterfowl design, over and under shotgun. Chambering is for 12 gauge, any shell length from 1 3/4 inch all the way up to 3 1/2 inch. Construction is entirely steel metal. Buttstock and forend are Italian Walnut. Barrel is 28 inches, chrome lined. Choke threads are Beretta Mobil type. The Five Choke Tubes included are a One Slash .688 Full Choke for Lead Shot only; two each 3 Slash mark .7035 Modified Tubes for lead or steel; one each 4 slash .713 Improved Cylinder lead or steel; and one each .7235 Five Slash Skeet or Cylinder, lead or steel. Sight system is 7 post, .232 serrated Ventilated Rib that sits .22 inch above the barrel at midsection. Front sight is steel housed red fiber optic that blends with the rear stippled surface concave on the receiver. Safety is tang type, and serves as barrel selector. Trigger is .272 smooth faced, pulls single stage at 4 pounds with minimal felt creep and moderate overtravel. Barrel transfer is recoil operated. Length of pull is 14 3/8 inches from the trigger face to the end of the 1 inch factory recoil pad. Drop is 1 3/8 by 2 1/4 with a mild 3/4 inch right hand cast. Overall length is 45 3/8 inches. Weight empty is 7 pounds 3 ounces, centered at the chambers. Finish is matte surface blued steel, with gold plated trigger and gold letter inlay on the receiver. Stock and forend are satin finish walnut. Surface detractions on this 686 are minimal, principally weakening to the trigger finish, and edge wear left side trigger guard. We rate this shotgun as Excellent Condition, 90 percent vicinity by our estimate, but photos ought to suffice for our distinguished shoppers to judge finish grade for themselves. Bore, chamber, and mechanism are all bright and clean. We estimate this 686 was fired fewer than 300 times, mostly with 2 3/4 inch shells. Replacement pricing for its nearest Beretta successor is $2500 on beretta com. We're offering the 1992 Beretta 686 Onyx in the photos, however, complete with its choke tube box and wrench tools for only $ 1739.00. Ships with barrel and forend disassembled from receiver.
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