Benelli Armi S.p.a. M2 Shotgun 26” 20GA 3” Shells A.R.G.O w/ Factory Box

SOLD FOR: $955

WOA#: WY240211DS011

Make: Benelli Armi S.P.A. – URBINO MADE IN ITALY

Model: M2

Serial Number: N234593Q

Year of Manufacture: Modern 2022

Gauge: 20 Gauge

Action Type: Semi-Auto, Inertia Driven System

Markings:  The left side of the receiver is marked, “BENELLI U.S.A. CORP. ACCOKEEK MD. MADE IN ITALY” with several proofs.  The left and right side of the handguard are marked, “Benelli”.  The right side of the receiver is marked, “m2 BENELLI ITALY” and “N234593Q”.  The BCG is marked, “Benelli Inertia System” with from proof marks.  The bolt neck is marked, “2CZ4Y32” with a QR Code.  The right side of the chamber is marked, “20 GA. 3” – 76mm – FOR 2 ¾” OR 3” SHELLS / READ OWNERS MANUAL BEFORE USING GUN / H348758J IT22”.  The left side of the chamber is marked, “BENELLI ARMI S.P.A. – URBINO MADE IN ITALY”.

Barrel Length: 26”.  3” Chamber

Choke: Threaded for interchangeable chokes.  Comes with a complete set of Benelli Chokes Full, IM, M, IC, C.

Sights / Optics: The front sight is a red fiber optic rod fixed to the serrated vent rib.  The top of the receiver is serrated for glare reduction.

Stock Configuration & Condition: The stocks are two piece checkered synthetic with semi-pistol grip, rubberized comb, rubber buttpad,sling attachment point in the belly and on the front of the magtube,  and checkered forend. The stocks are Benelli ComforTech stocks with griptight coating.   The LOP measures 14.25″ from the front of the trigger to the back of the back of the buttpad. The stocks rate in about Excellent – Like New overall condition.  There is no handling wear whatsoever.

Type of Finish: Black

Finish Originality: Original

Bore Condition: The bore is mirror bright. There is no visible erosion. In this writer’s opinion the bore rates 10/10.

Overall Condition:  This shotgun retains about 99% of its finish.  The screw heads are sharp and pins are unmarred. The markings are clear.  Overall, this shotgun rates in about Excellent-Like New condition. This shotgun displays no operation wear, still retaining some factory grease on the components.  It appears unfired. This shotgun has never been assembled by the original owner.

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 its factory box and takedown hard case, with complete set of chokes as mentioned above, owner’s manual, red rubber spacer for receiver/handguard, barrel snap on band, Benelli Factory Tag, Benelli Gun Oil, two gun sleeves, stock drop adjustment insert set, and factory barcode information sticker.

Our Assessment: The Benelli M2 20 Gauge is a versatile, lightweight semi-automatic shotgun that embodies the innovation and quality synonymous with the Benelli brand. Renowned for its reliability and performance, the M2 is designed to handle a wide range of applications, from upland bird hunting to competitive shooting and personal defense. The 20-gauge version of the M2 offers a perfect balance of power and manageable recoil, making it an excellent choice for shooters of all ages and skill levels.

At the heart of the Benelli M2 is the Inertia Driven® system, a hallmark of Benelli’s technological advancements. This innovative operating system ensures reliable cycling with minimal moving parts, contributing to the shotgun’s exceptional durability and ease of maintenance. The Inertia Driven® system also allows for a lighter, more balanced shotgun, enhancing maneuverability and comfort during extended use.

The Benelli M2 20 Gauge is designed with ergonomics in mind, featuring a sleek, streamlined profile with a comfortable stock and forend that provide excellent grip and control. The shotgun is equipped with a Crio® barrel and choke system, enhancing pattern density and consistency, thereby improving accuracy and effectiveness on the range or in the field. Additionally, the M2 comes with a variety of features such as a ventilated rib barrel for improved sight alignment, easy-to-operate controls, and options for customization to fit the shooter’s preferences.

Overall, the Benelli M2 20 Gauge stands out for its blend of lightweight design, ease of use, and uncompromising performance. Whether for hunting, sport shooting, or home defense, the M2 offers a refined shooting experience, testament to Benelli’s commitment to innovation and quality in the world of firearms.  Please see our photos and good luck on your bid! – L.S.

Benelli Armi S.p.a. M2 Shotgun 26” 20GA 3” Shells A.R.G.O w/ Factory Box
Benelli Armi S.p.a. M2 Shotgun 26” 20GA 3” Shells A.R.G.O w/ Factory Box