Beretta brings back the 687 Silver Pigeon III.

Beretta just dropped big news today, launching its newest over-under shotgun, the 687 Silver Pigeon III. The new Silver Pigeon III builds on the Silver Pigeon I within the 680 series of shotguns.

Beretta 687 Silver Pigeon III

At first glance, this 687 feature the embellishments one expects. If features engraving via five-axis laser technology. Floral motifs and game scene include pheasant and partridge for a timeless look.

The pistol grip stock comes with a 35/55 drop in right- and left-handed configurations. A round forend compliments, both cut from selected class 2.5 walnut. A gloss finish protects against moisture and highlights the wood grain. Fine checkering helps provide a non-slip grip.

Fine laser engraving game scenes and scroll work highlight the 687 Silver Pigeon III.

On top, more engraving highlights the action frame and receiver shoulders. It mimics the motif on the junction of the upper barrel, according to Beretta.

The shotgun features a gold-colored single selective trigger. A selector on the safety tang allows shooters to select the barrel for first shot.

A 20mm MicroCore butt pad helps tame recoil. Meanwhile, a slim receiver utilizes the company’s dependable locking system with trapezoid shoulders an dual conical locking lugs.

The 6×6 windowed top rib provides anti-reflective checkering. A spherical steel front sight helps shooters draw a bead on game or clays. Steelium Optima Bore HP tri-alloy steel barrels round out the package.

The 687 Silver Pigeon III comes in 12-, 20- and 28-gauge, as well as .410. It delivers all the hallmarks that make Beretta shotguns famous. Retail price comes in at $2,899.

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