The 687 Silver Pigeon III shotgun represents an elegant evolution of the Silver Pigeon I, designed to meet the needs and desires of shooters looking for the reliability of the 680 platform presented with attractive aesthetics and a superior wood finish.
The fine engraving is made with state-of-the-art 5-axis laser technology and is embellished by a special sparkle in the bas-relief areas, which creates a pleasant contrast effect. The floral motifs and evocative game scenes are highlighted with pheasants and partridges.
The exquisite gloss finish enhances the grain of the stunning class 2.5 wood and protects it from rain and improves longevity.
All these features are combined with the excellent ballistics guaranteed by the Steelium Optima Bore HP tri-alloy steel barrels.
Available with various barrel lengths, the Silver Pigeon III is a shotgun designed to last several lifetimes in spite of its lightness and fast handling. The chrome-moly cold-hammer forged barrels of the Silver Pigeon III are designed to take the punishment of heavy hunting loads without compromising in shot pattern and durability. Also, the forcing cone is elongated to provide less shot deformation and recoil, while the MobilChoke system is further designed to resist stress and ensure durability.
The Silver Pigeon is built on the legendary 687 action, a long-standing favorite among hunters and competitive shooters. It features two conical locking lugs at mid-action, right between the barrels, giving it great locking strength and durability while keeping the action’s profile considerably lower. The advantage is that the eye of the shooter is a lot closer to the plane of his supporting hand, resulting in a considerably better swing and hand-eye coordination.
Something that never fails to impress about the Silver Pigeon III are its premium looks.
The game scene on the receiver is rich and full of artistic details, while the trigger guard and top lever are embellished with a tasteful scroll. The select walnut stock features a super-crisp checkering pattern that affords a positive grip while further enhancing the elegance of this shotgun. And the perfect proportions and unmistakable Beretta lines won’t fail to turn heads at the range, even from a distance.
The 687 Silver Pigeon IIl's receiver, which is derived from the legendary 680 series, features a slim, elegant shape characterized by the tried-and-tested locking system with iconic trapezoid shoulders and dual conical locking lugs..
The pistol grip stock, available with a 35/55 drop, and forend are made from selected class 2.5 walnut wood and covered with a lustrous gloss finish that is resistant to rain and humidity and highlights the precious wood grain. The stock and forend are also finely chequered for an improved grip.
The fine engraving with game scenes, combined with a modern floral motif, reproduces a theme created by the Beretta's master engravers and extends to the bottom of the receiver, where the shotgun model and the Beretta logo are shown. The engravings are created using state-of-the-art Beretta technology, namely a 5-axis laser, capable of engraving rounded surfaces while maintaining perfect continuity in the design and reproducing, even in bas-relief areas, a precious contrast effect that typically characterizes premium shotguns.