Franchi 12g Semi-Auto/Pump Action SPAS-12 Folding Stock Combat Shotgun 1987

SOLD FOR: $4,625

WOA#: WY240312KH006

Make: Franchi

Model: SPAS-12

Serial Number: AA16538

Year of Manufacture: 1987

Gauge: 12GA

Choke:  None

Action Type: Semi-Auto / Pump

Markings: The left side of the receiver is marked “F.I.E. CORP. MIAMI FLA USA READ WARNINGS BEFORE USING MANUAL FREE F.I.E. MIAMI FLA 33054”. On the bottom of the receiver are some proof markings including the Date Code: AI.  The right side of the receiver is marked, “SPAS 12 LUIGI FRANCHI S.P.A. BRESCIA – MADE IN ITALY” with its serial number below “AA16538”.

Barrel Length: 21 in threaded with original thread protector.

Sights / Optics: Non-adjustable circular aperture rear sight and a large, non-adjustable blade foresight integrated into the barrel.  The rear sight serves as a latch for the top folding stock.

Stock Configuration & Condition:  Folding metal stock with hook and polymer pump grip. There are minimal scuffs and a few scratches on furniture from responsible storage.  The safety selector is its original oversized lever.  No defects are noticed. The button in the pump grip allows for switching between pump action and semi-auto. Pump action serves to cycle riot control ammunition.   The stocks rate in about Excellent overall condition. 8+1 Capacity.   Please see photos for a better understanding of this shotgun’s condition.

Type of Finish: Black/Gray

Finish Originality: Original

Bore Condition: The bore is bright. There is no erosion.

Overall Condition: This shotgun retains about 99% of its metal finish. The balance of the finish shows some light scuffs and scratches. The screw heads are sharp. The markings are crisp and clear. Overall, this shotgun rates in about Fine 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: The folding buttstock comes with its iconic and rare hook.

Our Assessment: Ah, the SPAS-12 shotgun, the Velociraptor of the firearm world! You know, the one that was as iconic in ‘Jurassic Park’ as the T-Rex? This bad boy wasn’t just for herding dinos back into their enclosures; it’s a shotgun so legendary, it could make even a T-Rex think twice before messing with you.

You see, the SPAS-12 isn’t just any old shotgun; it’s the king of the prehistoric jungle, ready to blast away any raptor or rogue lawyer that crosses your path. With its fearsome appearance and unstoppable firepower, it’s like having your very own T-Rex in shotgun form.

But hey, we’re not just talking about any old shotgun here; we’re talking about the SPAS-12, the shotgun that made the Velociraptors in ‘Jurassic Park’ wish they had stayed extinct. With its sleek design and pump-action or semi-automatic modes, it’s the ultimate weapon for taking down anything that stands in your way, whether it’s a pack of hungry dinos or your annoying neighbor’s overgrown hedge.

So the next time you find yourself face-to-face with a rampaging T-Rex or a hungry Velociraptor, just remember: the SPAS-12 is the real king of the jungle. And if it’s good enough to make Dr. Alan Grant look like a total badass, then it’s definitely good enough for whatever Jurassic-sized trouble you might find yourself in. -R.E.

Franchi 12g Semi-Auto/Pump Action SPAS-12 Folding Stock Combat Shotgun 1987
Franchi 12g Semi-Auto/Pump Action SPAS-12 Folding Stock Combat Shotgun 1987