Browning Miroku Citori 725 Sporting 12GA 30” Double Barrel O/U Shotgun

SOLD FOR: $3,400.13

WOA#: WY231116RH004

Make: Browning, Mfg. by Miroku

Model: Citori 725 Sporting High Rib Adjustable Comb

Serial Number: 12387ZR131

Year of Manufacture: 2017

Caliber: 12 Gauge 2 3/4” & 3” Shells

Action Type: Over Under Shotgun, with Single Selective Inertial Trigger & Ejectors

Markings: The left side of the upper barrel is marked “BROWNING ARMS COMPANY MORGAN, UTAH / MADE IN JAPAN / MIROKU”. The left of the barrel lug is marked “Invector DS”. The right of the top barrel is marked “CITORI SPECIAL STEEL 12 GA-2 3/4” AND 3””. The inside of the forend iron is marked “12387” and the inside of the forend is stamped “C 12387”. The top tang, under the lever, is marked with the serial number. The bottom of the receiver is marked “BROWNING / 725 / Sporting”. The bottom of the trigger guard has a Browning logo.

Barrel Length: 30” ported with Hight-Post floating vented barrel rib

Choke: Invector-DS Extended Choke Tubes.  There are no chokes installed.

Sights / Optics: The front sight is a HI VIZ white “LitePipe” at the front of the rib with an ivory mid bead.  The rib is serrated for glare reduction.

Stock Configuration & Condition: The stocks are two piece Gloss oil finish Grade III/IV walnut stock with close radius grip and palm swell with semi-pistol grip, adjustable comb, adjustable LOP via inserts, rubber recoil pad, and checkered forend. The wood shows some infrequently dispersed fine scratches and minor compressions. There are no chips or cracks. The LOP measures approximately 15.75” from the front of the trigger to the back of the buttpad. The stocks rate in about Fine overall condition.

Type of Finish: Blue & Gold Toned Trigger and Enhanced Engraving

Finish Originality: Original

Bore Condition: The bores are mirror bright with no erosion. In this writer’s opinion the bores rate in 10/10.

Overall Condition: This shotgun retains about 99% of its metal finish. There are just some infrequent faint marks throughout the metal and some finish loss where the front of the forend rubs under the barrel. The screw heads are sharp. The markings are clear and the pins are clean. Overall, this gun rates in about Excellent condition.

Mechanics: The action functions correctly. The shotgun features a single selective trigger and ejectors. The barrels lock up solidly. The safety does not engage automatically when the action is opened but does function properly when engaged manually. 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 an Invector DS Choke Kit with 6 Chokes, Invector Choke Tube T-Wrench in Excellent condition.

Our Assessment: The Browning Citori 725 Sporting 12 Gauge represents the pinnacle of over-under shotgun craftsmanship, embodying the perfect blend of tradition and innovation. Crafted with precision, this model features a low-profile receiver that enhances stability and accuracy, making it an exceptional choice for competitive shooters. The Fire Lite Mechanical Trigger system ensures a crisp pull with minimal overtravel, enhancing the shooter’s control and responsiveness. Its ported barrels not only reduce recoil but also minimize muzzle jump, thereby improving the shooter’s recovery time between shots. The 725 Sporting is beautifully finished with intricate engraving and high-grade walnut stocks, offering not just superior performance but also aesthetic appeal. Its adjustable comb and advanced recoil pad provide a customizable fit, ensuring comfort and precision for every shooter. This shotgun’s blend of advanced features and traditional craftsmanship makes it a standout choice for those who value precision, reliability, and timeless beauty in their sporting arms.  Please see our photos and good luck on your bid! – L.S.

Browning Miroku Citori 725 Sporting 12GA 30” Double Barrel O/U Shotgun
Browning Miroku Citori 725 Sporting 12GA 30” Double Barrel O/U Shotgun