Browning BPS Ducks Unlimited Pacific Edition 12GA 28” Pump Action Shotgun

SOLD FOR: $863

WOA#: WY240118AL009

Make: Browning

Model: BPS Ducks Unlimited Pacific Edition

Serial Number: 84DU0663

Year of Manufacture: 1984

Gauge: 12

Action Type: Pump Action

Markings: The right side of the receiver is marked “Ducks Unlimited Pacific Edition”, “84DU0663”.  The left side of the receiver is marked “Browning / BPS”, “the Coastal”.   The left side of the barrel is marked “BROWNING ARMS COMPANY MORGAN, UTAH & MONTREAL P.Q. / MADE IN JAPAN”.  The right side of the barrel is marked “INVECTOR BPS SPECIAL STEEL 12GA – 2 ¾” AND 3” FIELD MODEL-28””.  Both sides of the receiver are engraved with scroll work and the left side has a Engraved DU Medallion riveted to the receiver.

Barrel Length: 28”

Choke: Improved Cylinder, Adjustable

Sights / Optics: The checkered barrel vent rib has a fixed white bead installed to a base at the muzzle end.  The receiver is also serrated for glare reduction.

Stock Configuration & Condition: The stock is two piece checkered high gloss wood with semi-pistol grip, fluted straight comb, finger grooved/checkered pump grip, and rubber vented Browning Buttpad.  The LOP measures 14.25” front the front of the trigger to the rear of the buttpad.  The stock rates in Excellent condition. There are light scratches throughout along with a couple small compression marks on the buttstock.  The checkering is crisp and the peaks are sharp.  There are no chips or cracks.

Type of Finish: Blued

Finish Originality: Original

Bore Condition: The smooth bore is bright.  There is no erosion in the bore.  In this writer’s opinion the bore rates 9/10.

Overall Condition:  This shotgun retains about 99% of its metal finish. The screw heads are sharp and pins are unmarred. The markings are clear. Overall, this shotgun rates in about Excellent condition.

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: None.

Our Assessment:  The Browning BPS 12GA Ducks Unlimited Pacific Edition is a special and collectible iteration of the esteemed Browning Pump Shotgun, specifically designed to honor and support the conservation efforts of Ducks Unlimited, particularly focusing on the Pacific flyway’s unique environmental and wildlife significance. This edition distinguishes itself with exquisite engravings that depict the Pacific region’s waterfowl species and habitats, coupled with a high-grade walnut stock and fore-end that underscore its collectibility. Renowned for its ambidextrous bottom ejection and loading system, the BPS platform offers unparalleled reliability and versatility, making it equally suited for left- and right-handed shooters. Chambered in the versatile 12-gauge, it is adept at handling a broad spectrum of ammunition, ensuring its place both in the field for hunters and in the hearts of conservation-minded collectors. The Ducks Unlimited Pacific Edition not only serves as a testament to Browning’s commitment to quality and conservation but also stands as a symbol of support for habitat conservation, making it a prized possession among those who value the heritage of hunting and the importance of environmental stewardship. Please see our photos and good luck on your bid!  – L.S.

Browning BPS Ducks Unlimited Pacific Edition 12GA 28” Pump Action Shotgun
Browning BPS Ducks Unlimited Pacific Edition 12GA 28” Pump Action Shotgun