Abercrombie & Fitch

Abercrombie & Fitch
Updated on August 22, 2013
4 Star Rating: Recommended

The teenagers of today know Abercrombie and Fitch for their t-shirts and blue jeans. Most have no clue that A&F were the biggest and best hunting and fishing outfitters for almost 100 years (1892-1977).

I have two Abercrombie and Fitch shotguns to share with you, one is a .410 and the other a 12 gauge. These are beautiful guns. The 12 was made by Renato Gamba of Italy and the .410 was made by Perazzi, another well known Italian gun maker.

Abercrombie & Fitch used to be a world renown hunting outfitter, today they sell blue jeans and t-shirts to teenagers. Times do change. I found this gun on auctionarms.com a few years ago and instantly fell in love with the workmanship. My stepson (only knowing the Abercrombie & Fitch of today) laughed the first two weeks I carried the gun to the Turkey Shoots.

Abercrombie & Fitch .410 shotgun

The folding .410 pictured here reads "canne cromate" (refers to the barrel, chrome inside) and "acciaio speciale breda" (refers to special steel) underneath the Abercrombie & Fitch Co.

Abercrombie & Fitch .410


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"One of my favorite things to do in the Fall is to go to the Turkey Shoots. For those of you that may not know what I'm talking about, a Turkey Shoot is where a bunch of guys bring their shot guns to an event usually sponsored by a Community Center or Volunteer Fire Department. The sponsor provides the shells and paper targets and the shooters pay $3 to $5 to compete for a prize (usually a ham, turkey, slab of bacon, sausage, etc.)." Shop our store for Gun Accessories.

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