Franchi 12g Semi-Auto/Pump Action SPAS-12 Folding Stock Shotgun 1982, Hook

SOLD FOR: $3,630

WOA#: WY231214TR005

Make: Franchi

Model: SPAS-12

Serial Number: AB1414

Year of Manufacture: 1982 (AI Code)

Gauge: 12 GA

Choke:  CYL-12, Fixed

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 -L. FRANCHI S.P.A. BRESCIA MADE IN ITALY” with its serial number below “AB1414”.

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.

Type of Finish: Black/Gray

Finish Originality: Original

Bore Condition: The smoothbore is mirror bright.  In this writer’s opinion the bore rates 9.5/10.

Overall Condition: This shotgun retains about 97% of its metal finish. The balance of the finish shows some light scuffs and scratches as well as some operation wear on the handguard from the pump. The screw heads are sharp. The markings are crisp and clear.  There is some finish loss around the feeding plate.  Overall, this shotgun rates in about Fine-Excellent condition given its age.

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: The SPAS-12, an iconic shotgun with a cinematic legacy, is as much a star of the screen as it is a formidable firearm. Its unmistakable profile, complete with its unique folding stock and distinctive foregrip, has graced the hands of action heroes in films like “Jurassic Park,” where it didn’t just stand up to velociraptors but also to the test of time. In “Terminator,” it was as much a part of the Terminator’s ensemble as his leather jacket, proving that when it comes to stopping power, the SPAS-12 is more than just a pretty face – it’s the Arnold Schwarzenegger of shotguns.

Crafted for versatility, it operates in both semi-automatic and pump-action modes, a duality as compelling as any plot twist in a Hollywood blockbuster. This feature, along with its robust design, makes it the shotgun equivalent of a Swiss Army knife, only much, much cooler. Whether used for law enforcement or cinematic lawbreaking, the SPAS-12 doesn’t just shoot – it makes a statement. Owning a SPAS-12 isn’t just about adding a firearm to your collection; it’s about owning a piece of cinematic history, a shotgun that’s as comfortable on a display stand as it is on a movie set.  Please see our photos and good luck on your bid!

Franchi 12g Semi-Auto/Pump Action SPAS-12 Folding Stock Shotgun 1982, Hook
Franchi 12g Semi-Auto/Pump Action SPAS-12 Folding Stock Shotgun 1982, Hook