View Full Version : Trying to findout what i have

December 19, 2010, 01:20 PM
I'm trying to figure out what type and what this firearm is worth i cant really find any info on it

Its a Fabbrica side by side

December 19, 2010, 01:22 PM
Fabricated by ???
It would normally have more information than that. Is that exactly how it is spelled?

December 19, 2010, 01:31 PM
fabbrica arm faust stefang then it has marcheno vt (rs) under it on the other side of the barrel it says excam corp. hialeahi fla

December 19, 2010, 01:39 PM
It was made in Italy by Fausti Stefano. Excam was an importer that went under in the 80's.

December 19, 2010, 01:45 PM
it also has cam 76 then the proof mark and 16.0 on one side the other says kg1 290 then the proof mark and 16.1 does that mean its a 16 gauge?

December 19, 2010, 02:12 PM
If you do some web surfing, you'll find the company was founded by Cavalier Stefano Fausti after WW II. It's now run by his three daughters. Click here (http://www.faustiusa.com/clients/fausti/useruploads/images/catalog_pdf.png) for a pdf of the Fausti catalog.

December 19, 2010, 02:41 PM
16.0 and 16.1 should be the bore diameter in MM's, which equates to around .629". That is in between nominal 20 gauge, .615, and 16 gauge which is nominally .66. It sounds from this that you might have a 16 with M/M chokes.

However, a 20 can range from nominal .615 tp to .635.

The 76 is the chamber length in MM's, which is 3"

Clear pics would help

December 19, 2010, 02:58 PM
it this better?

December 19, 2010, 02:59 PM
it also has 3inch magnum on the top of the barrel do they make a 16gauge magnum?

December 19, 2010, 03:10 PM
I am unaware of any, but I have been wrong before......it SOUNDS like it is a 3" 20 gauge that has an overbore.

It might be best to contact a local gunsmith and have him measure the bore AND the chokes for it.

BTW, the pressure in KG is 1290, it isn't KG1 290. That's proofed for some serious loads

I AM surprised that there isn't another number on each barrel showing the constriction in MM's......