FAIR Rizzini SRL 702 12 GA 30” Over Under Shotgun with Case/Chokes 1990

SOLD FOR: $1,325.00

WOA#: WY240229JB005

Make: FAIR, Fabbrica Armi Isidoro Rizzini, imported by North American Arms.

Model: SRL 702

Serial Number: 79668

Year of Manufacture: 1990

Caliber: 12 Gauge, 2 ¾” Shells.

Action Type: Over/Under Break-Action Shotgun, Single Trigger (inertial) with Lifters.

Markings: The left of the top barrel is marked “TECNI-MEC MARCHENO V.T. MADE IN ITALY”, the right “MODEL SRL 702 2 ¾” 12 GA  /  NORTH AMERICAN ARMS, SPANISH FORK, UTAH”. The left sides of the barrels have Italian proof/inspection marks under the stock line. The bottom of the monoblock is marked with “79668”, Italian proofs, and “AZ” date code. The top of the forend iron is marked “79668”, the inside of the forend with “668”. The top tang is marked “79668”, the water table has Italian proofs. There are gold borders and scrolls on the receiver, lock plates, trigger guard, and forend iron.

Barrel Length: 30”

Choke: Interchangeable choke system: currently installed Improved modified over Skeet. Included: full, modified, and improved cylinder.

Sights / Optics: There is a red fiber bead at the front of the rib and a brass mid bead. The top of the rib is serrated for glare reduction.

Stock Configuration & Condition: The stocks are two-piece checkered walnut with rounded forend, full pistol grip, monte carlo comb and black rubber buttpad. The forend has no marks, the stock has one small patch of something stuck to it on the right hand side. The checkering is sharp. There are no chips or cracks. The LOP measures 14.25″ from the front of the trigger to the back of the buttpad. The buttpad is soft and has almost no wear. Overall, the stocks are in Excellent condition.

Type of Finish: Blue & Gold

Finish Originality: Original

Bore Condition: The smooth bores are mirror bright and there is no erosion in the bores. In this writer’s opinion the bores rate 9/10 with some stubborn fouling present at the choke transition.

Overall Condition: This shotgun retains about 98% of its metal finish. The bluing on the barrels has a few scattered marks and some very minor freckling from storage. The markings are clear, the screw heads are sharp. Overall, this shotgun is in Excellent condition.

Mechanics: The action functions correctly. The barrels lock up with no play to the receiver. The safety does not engage automatically when the action is opened. We did not fire this shotgun. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance standards.

Box, Paperwork & Accessories: This shotgun includes a lockable case, choke wrench, the above mentioned chokes, replacement firing pins, and paperwork.

Our Assessment: The Rizzini Model SRL 702 is a classic over-under shotgun that reflects the renowned craftsmanship and quality associated with Rizzini firearms. Produced in 1990, this particular model is chambered in 12 gauge and features 30-inch barrels, making it well-suited for a variety of shooting applications, including hunting, clay shooting, and sporting competitions. Rizzini, an Italian firearms manufacturer with a long history dating back to the 1960s, is known for producing high-quality shotguns using traditional methods combined with modern manufacturing techniques. The Model SRL 702 is no exception, embodying the company’s commitment to excellence in design, performance, and aesthetics. The 30-inch barrels offer a balance of swing and precision, making the shotgun versatile enough to excel in both field and target shooting. The longer barrels provide a longer sight radius, enhancing accuracy and making it easier to track moving targets. The Rizzini Model SRL 702 is crafted with attention to detail, featuring finely checkered walnut stocks and hand-engraved receiver and metalwork. The walnut stocks are not only aesthetically pleasing but also offer a comfortable and secure grip for the shooter, ensuring a steady hold and consistent point of aim. With its over-under configuration, the Model SRL 702 offers the versatility of two different chokes, allowing shooters to adjust their shot pattern for different shooting situations. This versatility makes it suitable for a wide range of game and shooting disciplines. Overall, the Rizzini Model SRL 702 in 12 gauge with 30-inch barrels is a testament to the fine Italian craftsmanship and precision engineering for which Rizzini is renowned. Whether used for hunting upland game, breaking clays on the range, or as a cherished collectible, it represents a blend of tradition, performance, and elegance that is characteristic of Italian shotguns. Please see our photos and best of luck with your bidding!!!-R.L.

FAIR Rizzini SRL 702 12 GA 30” Over Under Shotgun with Case/Chokes 1990
FAIR Rizzini SRL 702 12 GA 30” Over Under Shotgun with Case/Chokes 1990