Beretta Unveils New Serpentina Shotgun
Company marks 490th anniversary in New York City
On December 2, 2016, Beretta marked its 490th anniversary by unveiling a one-of-a-kind shotgun in New York City.
The company’s official anniversary s October 3, but numerous special events have taken place since then. The 490 Serpentina was commissioned and made for the occasion. It was presented by Beretta president Pietro Gussalli Beretta.
The company has been presenting unique and commissioned guns to stores around the world to honor its anniversary. The 490 Serpentina is a beautiful gun with a blue receiver. That color is associated with the Beretta brand. the gun is also distinctive for its opening mechanism, which resembles a small snake. This feature gave the gun its name. On the trigger are important dates for the company: the founding date of 1526, 490 for the age of the company, and 2016, for the year the Serpentina was made.
The gun is for sale, but the website doesn’t say for how much.
Images courtesy of Beretta.com.