Browning Superposed 20 Gauge Shotgun – DIANA W/ GOLD, ANGELO BEE
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Browning Superposed 20 Gauge Shotgun – DIANA W/ GOLD, ANGELO BEE

$10,950.00
Ex Tax: $10,950.00
Brand: Browning
Product Code: Browning Diana 20ga sn37028V5

Overview

General Specs: Browning, Year 1965, 20 Gauge, 6lbs 8oz, Chokes IC/M, LOP 14 1/4", DAH 2 1/16", DAC 1 1/2" Serial Number: 37028V5 The Browning Superposed has always had a devoted following.  Made in Belgium for Browning ...

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General Specs: Browning, Year 1965, 20 Gauge, 6lbs 8oz, Chokes IC/M, LOP 14 1/4", DAH 2 1/16", DAC 1 1/2"
Serial Number: 37028V5

The Browning Superposed has always had a devoted following.  Made in Belgium for Browning Arms at the Fabrique National plant starting in 1926, likely the most well-known over/under in America through the 1980’s, the Superposed was a hand fit gun put together with care by men and women who knew what a great gun was supposed to feel like.  By the 1970's Browning realized there was no profit in keeping the gun in production.  Beginning in 1977, the Superposed was offered as custom order only in the Presentation series, and later in the 1980's as the B-25.  The Presentation guns were ornate, but the hand engraving of years past was replaced with acid etching for all but the top grade, the P4, which was entirely hand engraved by FN master engravers.  This fine Superposed, sn37028 V5 made in 1965, originated as a Grade 1 gun with the most desirable 28” IC/M barrels, and was then transformed into this work of art by Angelo Bee and his team of ex-FN factory employees.  Angelo Bee is a world-renowned engraver, first as a Belgium Browning engraver and now as a custom engraver from Southern California.  Angelo utilizes past FN/Browning employees for the creation of these masterpieces, so these are true Browning Superposed guns with some of the work still done in Belgium.  Examine this fine Browning and you will see many features not available on a standard Browning Diana Grade, like a ROUNDED FRAME, HEAVY RAISED GOLD INLAYS RICH IN DETAIL, GOLD WIRE ACCENTS, BARREL WEDGE ENGRAVING, AND EXHIBITION GRADE ENGLISH WALNUT STOCKS.  A standard Diana Grade is not near as elaborate as this fine Browning.  With the price of Diana Grade 20ga. guns produced by Browning approaching $15,000, owning a Superposed of this quality would be near impossible if it weren't for Angelo.  Mr. Bee’s work will continue to be highly desirable and increase in value, ranking as a quality investment vessel for your estate.  There is a serious group of fine gun collectors that target work by Angelo Bee, and he is close to retiring forever.  His firearms will have lasting value.  Thanks for looking!


Barrels

Barrel Length:  28"
Chokes:  .013/.007  IC/M
Bores:  perfect mirrors
Bore Diameter:  .636/.637
% Blue:  100%
Chambers:  3"
Ribs:  vent rib, Tight
Sights:  Front Red Bradley

Action

Action:  tight, right of center
Ejectors or Extractors:  ejectors, strong, timed
Case Color:  french grey 100%
Screws:  perfect
Engraving:  angelo bee
Trigger Type:  single, crisp
Trigger Guard Color:  100%

Stock

Type:  long tang, round knob/field forend w/schnabel
LOP:  14 1/4"
LOP To End Of Wood:  14"
DAH:  2 1/16"
DAC:  1 1/2"
Cast:  0
Checkering Condition:  perfect borderless; 28lpi
Butt Treatment:  Browning Black Plate



Other

There are more photos upon request. There is a 30 day mechanical warranty on this gun. Call us for full details. Please see all of our fine Vintage Firearms on this website. We have many more sxs shotguns for sale and soon to be listed, check back or email us for a preview. Thanks for looking!

Payment and Shipping

Payment Methods: Credit Card, Money Order, Certified Check, Personal Check, Wire Transfer (Advertised price represents the 3% cash discount price. Actual price if paid by credit card is 3% higher cost)
Inspection Period / Return Policy: Three Days from the date the item was received.
Sales Tax: 6% Michigan Only
Shipping & Insurance: Ground $95.00 We ship internationally!
Item Condition: Used
Requires FFL?: Yes

Other

Call to purchase #616-292-6240.  If you have any questions please call or email us, at jay@vfiguns.com or sales@vfiguns.com. Thanks! Vintage Firearms Inc

We employ a full time gunsmith on premises and can perform alterations to suit your needs within a few weeks of purchase. Common requests are: -stock bending to suit your particular requirements -addition of any specified butt pad to increase length of pull -alteration of chokes to suit your shooting preferences -lengthening of chambers and forcing cones -darkening stock color with penetrating stains -restoring any part of the gun including rust blue, charcoal blue, bone and charcoal case color, wood restoration and checkering recuts. If you like one our guns but it needs "tweaked", let us know and we can quote you a time and price. Some enthusiasts like the guns "as found" and others want them "just so". We often list guns as found and let the particular buyer choose how they want their gun to fit or look.