Package Deal from Perazzi: Four Shotties for a Cool $250K

Courtesy Joe Grine

It’s too bad I have to spend money on a house payment, taxes, and utilities, because it would be so much more fun to blow a huge wad of cash on a matched set of Perazzi field shotguns chambered in 12, 20, 28 and .410 gauge. Sigh . . .

The high-contrast lighting made it really difficult to photograph these beauties, but hopefully you can get a sense of how grand these shotguns looked in person:

Courtesy Joe Grine

Courtesy Joe Grine

Here’s the bad news:

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  1. avatar Jeff in CO says:

    And that’s just the SCO Sideplates Grade. There are three grades above it ( I’d hate to see what one of those sets run . . .

  2. avatar dwb says:

    I skimmed this and read this as from the “Paparazzi.” Boy, that would be something.

  3. avatar jwm says:

    .410 ga.! Do you have any idea how much the ammo costs for one of those? Sweeten the deal. Throw in a case or two of shells and you’re getting more reasonable.

    And why not a 16 ga.? Why the discrimination?

    1. avatar Jeff in CO says:

      So, if 67-gauge is .410 bore, then .410 gauge must be how many nanometers in diameter??? I’m assuming a “case or two of shells” would be less space than a standard 25-round box of 12-gauge? 🙂

      1. avatar jwm says:

        Add that to a .9mm pistol and you have the perfect defense combo. 🙂

  4. avatar Dano says:

    So basically I get four Perazzis for the price of one Holland and Holland. Seems like a solid deal to me.

  5. avatar Tom in Oregon says:

    I’ve only got one thing left to do, and then I’ll be filthy rich.
    Get a ton of 100 dollar bills.

  6. avatar Al Bondigas says:

    What a hose job. You can find Perazzis all over town for only $10,000 – $20,000 each.

    1. avatar Justin says:

      “Only” he says…

      …my most expensive gun was $600.

  7. avatar Steve says:

    Please stop calling shotguns “shotties”. [Flame Deleted] Nobody in the shotgun world says that.

    1. avatar jwm says:

      Thank you. “Shottie” sounds like some poorly written hollywood version of a british gangster talking.

    2. avatar Grindstone says:

      So people who own shotguns and call them “shotties” aren’t in the shotgun world?

  8. avatar jjimmyjonga says:

    lets see,,,4 real pretty collectable shotguns for the gun case, or a decent starter house….hmmmm

    1. avatar Grindstone says:

      Decent starter house? Where I live, a quarter mil will get you a decent McMansion.

  9. avatar beerwhisperer says:

    Gun Porn. Hard not to stare.

  10. avatar Manny says:

    They are (finally) getting down in price. I saw this set at the Shot Show several years ago for $340,000 and change. If they go down another $245,000 maybe, just maybe, I will be able to afford one set.
    Hey, if you are a member of the European (or American) Royalty you would not be caught dead hunting quail without one of these. Just ask Dick Cheney

    From Wikipedia:
    “Vice President Dick Cheney was using a 28-gauge Perazzi shotgun when he accidentally shot Harry Whittington in 2006.[4]”.

  11. avatar Dave says:

    Must be the going rate. Saw a similar set that belonged to Peterson for about the same price. His has a topless woman engraved on the side plates. I have a picture of them some place.

  12. avatar Rick says:

    Heck, I saw a $275K shotgun (or double rifle; I was too afraid to get very close and get charged for breathing on it) at the Dallas Safari Club convention this past weekend. Therefore, 4 shotguns for $250K sounds like a bargain. 😉

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