Benelli Legacy 28 Shotgun 28GA 24” Semi-Auto Shotgun MFD 2011 w/ Case

SOLD FOR: $2,180

WOA#: WY230723RS001

Make: Franchi / Benelli Armi S.p.A, -Made in Italy

Model: Legacy 28

Serial Number: XA05085K

Year of Manufacture: 2011 (CH Date Code)

Gauge: 28 GA / 2 ¾” Shotshells

Action Type:  Semi-Auto

Markings: The left side of the barrel is marked “CRIOBARREL / BENELLI ARMI S.P.A. – URBINO – MADE IN ITALY”, “13,7 PSF” with a proof and a CH Date code.  The right side of the barrel is marked “28 GA 2 ¾”- 70mm – FOR 2 ¾” SHELLS”, “READ OWNER’S MANUAL BEFORE USING GUN”, “HA05251B”.  The bottom of the barrel is marked “52 10 639”.  The left side of the receiver is marked “BENELLI U.S.A. CORP. ACCOKEEK, MD – MADE IN ITALY” with three proofs including a CH date code.  The right side of the receiver is marked “28 GA.-LEGACY BENELLI ITALY”, “XA05085K”.  The bottom of the receiver is marked “BENELLI ARMI / URBINO ITALY”.  The bolt is marked “Benelli Inertia System”.

Barrel Length: 24”. Full Length Carbon Fiber Vent Rib.

Choke: Adjustable.  Comes with Benelli CL and M Chokes.

Sights / Optics:  The front sight is a red fiber optic rod mounted to the front of the rib. There is a mid length alignment bead fixed to the rib.

Stock Configuration & Condition:  The stocks are two-piece checkered wood with semi- pistol grip, straight comb, and black rubber recoil pad. The LOP measures 14.25” from the front of the trigger to the back of the buttpad.   Overall, the stocks are in about Excellent condition.  The checkering is crisp and the peaks sharp.  There is no notable handling wear.

Type of Finish: Stainless, Blued, Gold Accents/Trigger

Finish Originality: Original

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

Overall Condition:  This shotgun retains about 99% of its metal finish as original. The markings are clear. The screw heads are sharp with strong slots. Overall, this shotgun is in about Excellent condition.  Please see our photos for a better understanding of this shotgun’s condition.  There are no signs of previous operation.

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 Benelli Gray Hard Takedown Case, gun sleeve, owner’s manual, stock drop adjustment plates, factory handouts, and and Benelli Gun Oil.

Our Assessment: The Benelli Legacy 28 is a remarkable piece of craftsmanship that seamlessly blends aesthetic appeal with functional excellence. As a member of Benelli’s prestigious shotgun lineup, the Legacy 28 is especially notable for its lightweight and nimble handling, making it a preferred choice among enthusiasts for upland game hunting. Crafted with a beautiful walnut stock, intricate engravings, and a sleek, weather-resistant finish, this shotgun not only performs admirably in the field but also stands as a collector’s piece. Its 28-gauge chambering offers a gentle recoil, enhancing its appeal to shooters of all skill levels. The innovative inertia-driven system ensures reliability and smooth operation, setting the Legacy 28 apart in the world of fine shotguns. Its combination of beauty, balance, and performance makes the Benelli Legacy 28 a highly sought-after firearm, embodying the tradition and innovation of the Benelli brand.  Please see our photos and good luck! – L.S.

Benelli Legacy 28 Shotgun 28GA 24” Semi-Auto Shotgun MFD 2011 w/ Case
Benelli Legacy 28 Shotgun 28GA 24” Semi-Auto Shotgun MFD 2011 w/ Case