Vintage Firearms Inc


AyA Model 3 20 Ga. – 99% FACTORY FINISH, 5LBS. 9OZ


Call: 1 (616) 292-6240 To Purchase


General Specs: AyA, 1978, 20 Gauge, 5lbs. 9oz., Chokes M/F, LOP 14 11/16″, DAH 2 1/2″, DAC 1 1/2″
Serial Number:  514897 

Here we have a delightful, affordable upland gun from AyA, one of Spain’s premier gunmakers well known the world over for making solid, well finished guns.  From the AyA website: The N° 3 has been AYA’s standard boxlock design since 1960. It is modelled on a Westley Richards boxlock action, brought to Spain by the King brothers. The Anson & Deeley action, the most famous of all boxlock designs, was created by two employees of Westley Richards in 1875, and ever since, Westley Richards guns have defined boxlock elegance.  This AyA, sn514897 built in 1978, is a fine upland gun indeed!  Weighing a scant 5lbs. 9oz.  and balanced perfectly just ahead of the hinge pin, you can carry this gun all day with little fatigue.  The 20ga. chambering is known to be deadly on pheasants, grouse, quail, dove, woodcock and clays. The gun is in 99% condition. The 27″ barrels are tight on the hinge and breech face, have mirror bores, tight ribs, 99% blue, and are choked a most useful M/F with 2 ¾” chambers.  The receiver retains 99% vivid bone and charcoal case color with hand chiseled borders and is in perfect mechanical condition with crisp double triggers, auto safety, and perfect screws, this AyA features extractors, so you’ll always know where your empties are! The guns European Walnut showcases super nice flat top 24DPI checkering, nice figure throughout with fiddleback evident on the stock, wood to metal fit is outstanding and exemplifies AyA’s dedication to true craftsmanship. These are known to be supremely reliable guns, and this one is light as a feather and perfectly balanced.  This AyA Model 3 is very affordable for a hand-engraved, hand-checkered gun.  The perfect gun for the upcoming upland and clays season.  Don’t miss this one!  Thanks for looking.


Barrel Length:  27″
Chokes:   .017/.031 M/F
Bores:   mirror
Bore Diameter:   .629/.626
Wall Thickness:   .023/.028
% Blue:   99% factory blue
Chambers:   2 3/4
Ribs:   tight
Sights:   front brass
Action:  Tight-centered
Ejectors or Extractors:   extractors
Receiver Condition:   99% factory case color
Screws:   perfect
Engraving:   sharp/clear
Trigger Type:   double-crisp
Trigger Guard Color:   99% factory blue
Type:   Straight/Splinter; nice figure with fiddleback Euro walnut
LOP:   14 11/16″
LOP To End Of Wood:  14 11/16″
DAH:   2 1/2″
DAC:   1 1/2″
Cast:  H 1/4″ off T 1/2″ off
Checkering Condition:  super nice flat top 24lpi
Butt Treatment:   checkered butt
There is a 30 day mechanical warranty on long guns. If it is a “VFI Certified” gun there is a 90 day mechanical warranty. Call or email us for more details or questions. Thanks! Vintage Firearms Inc
Payment and Shipping
Payment Methods: Credit Card, Money Order, Certified Check, Personal Check, Wire Transfer (Advertised price reflects 3% cash discount. Actual price if paid by credit card is 3% higher.)
Inspection Period / Return Policy: Three Days from the date the item was received.
Sales Tax: Collected in CO, FL, MI
Shipping & Insurance: Ground $80.00 within the continental U.S. Additional fees for HI & AK.
Item Condition: Used
Requires FFL?: Yes. We accept C&R licenses for shipping on C&R eligible guns.
Terms of Purchase: Check your local and state laws before purchasing. It is the buyer’s responsibility to confirm his/her right to own the firearm or any item before purchasing.
PLEASE SEE OUR OTHER FINE VINTAGE FIREARMS. View all listings and our full inventory of fine sporting and collectible arms will appear. Thanks for looking!We employ full time gunsmiths on premises and can perform alterations to suit your needs within a few weeks of purchase. Common requests are: -stock bending to suit your particular requirements -addition of any specified butt pad to increase length of pull -alteration of chokes to suit your shooting preferences -lengthening of chambers and forcing cones -darkening stock color with penetrating stains -restoring any part of the gun including rust blue, charcoal blue, bone and charcoal case color, wood restoration and checkering recuts. If you like one our guns but it needs “tweaked”, let us know and we can quote you a time and price. Some enthusiasts like the guns “as found” and others want them “just so”. We often list guns as found and let the particular buyer choose how they want their gun to fit or look.
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