Silver Pigeon &
& 1201 FP
ideal shooting companions. Perhaps
that best describes the high level of esteem to which discriminating
shooters around the world hold Beretta Premium Grade. Whenever
men hunt or compete, these unique custom crafted firearms set standards
of matchless performance and unrivaled beauty to which all other
makers aspire. First designed and produced in 1933, Beretta Premium
Grade Over-and-Unders immediately won fame among the most prestigious
and most elegant shotguns in the world. Since that time, they have
been refined and improved in every respect: design, materials, safety,
assembly, finish and engraving, and lastly-performance.
SO6 -The stunning Over-and-Under that augments the exceptional qualities
of the SO lineage.
Pick one up, and you know it's special. The low-profile action body
of the 12 gauge SO6 is elegant, graceful and slender. The massive
cross-bolt locking system engages barrel lugs that are forged as
an integral part of the Monobloc. These lugs are positioned above
the center axis of the top barrel to minimize stress when the gun
is fired. The ventilated rib is hand file-cut. The stock pistol
grip or straight English grip -and fore-end are carved out of highly
figured European walnut briar, shaped and finished with hand-cut,
deep diamond checkering. Simple
safe and extremely reliable sidelocks can be supplied in a removable
version with thumbscrews, facilitating quick and easy inspection
of the superbly finished, jewel-like firing mechanisms. A double
trigger is standard, and single selective or single non-selective
trigger are also available. Fixed choke or interchangeable Mobilchoke®
barrels are available. The SO6 model is finished with light engraving.
A fitted leather case, with tools and accessories, is supplied with
each SO6 Premium Grade.
SO6 EELLs are embellished with the finest hand-engraving. Floral
motifs, traditional game scenes, exotic subjects, fine English
scroll, mythological scenes, gold inlayed animals...the most sophisticated
and varied engraving styles can be executed to meet your personal
taste and requirements. Our master engravers can work from a variety
of standard patterns, or from a design of your own creation. The
SO6 EELL uses some of the finest walnut briar wood available.
Removable side plates are an additional option.
distinctive new ASE Deluxe Over-and-Under
features elegant hand-engraved floral motifs and highly figured
stock and fore-end cut from the finest walnut, selected for durability
as well as looks. The ASE Deluxe is made into the same renowned
SO Shop that gives birth to the matchless Beretta Premium Grades.
The box lock type receiver features the same locking system as
found on the SO6 receiver. Machined from a single block of nickel-chromium-molybdenum
steel, it receives a thorough hardening treatment for outstanding
The breech is locked by a cross bolt engaging two Monobloc lugs.
Replaceable hinge pins and barrel bearing shoulders guarantee
the longest possible life for this fine firearm. The barrels are
cold-hammered from pre-bored bars of Boehler Antinit steel. The
ASE Deluxe is available in Field and Competition configurations.
& ASE Deluxe Premium Grade Specifications
type and stock dimensions are fitted to customer specifications. Beretta
Barrel with Mobilchoke® system available on request.° Weights are
approximate, dependent on wood density and barrel length.