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Old April 30, 2011, 08:06 PM   #1
dfbull57
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NEED info on 60's colt auto shotgun

I bought a 60's colt auto shotgun on consignment i know little about....Its a custom because it is engraved and its in great shape.I know it was made in italy by Franchi and its comparable to a Franchi M48..thats all i know if you all could tell me anything you know (vaule,how many were made,etc.) i would be estatic my email is dfbull57@gmail.com

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David

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Old May 1, 2011, 01:26 PM   #2
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Franchi made two models for Colt, 1962-66, the Colt Standard Auto, & the Colt Custom Auto.

The Standard was exactly the same as a standard AL-48; and the Custom was exactly the same as a Deluxe/Hunter AL-48 (engraved game scenes on silver-polished receiver sides, better wood).

The values are also the same, condition-for-condition, with the Custom Auto worth about $100 more than the Standard Auto - up to $350/$450.

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