Franchi is a leader in modern firearm manufacturing techniques, and has perfected the art of building double-barrel and auto-loader shotguns.
The skill and craftsmanship that are the hallmarks of Franchi guns date back to 1868. Franchi began manufacturing firearms in the historic city of Brescia, in Italy’s industrial heartland. It was a time when gunmakers’ guilds isolated themselves to protect their secrets for converting ore into metal and for forging iron into firearm barrels and actions.Read More
Product ReviewsRead More
More than 60 years ago Franchi began manufacturing the long-recoil 48 AL, hailed as an innovation in shotgun technology, and the ultimate refinement of long-recoil autoloaders. The next development was in the direction of gas-operated semi-autos, and the current modernization trend includes the incorporation of the Inertia Driven® system to drive the latest generation of Franchi semi-automatic shotguns. The Franchi semi-autos remain the choice of many discerning wingshooters for their lightning-fast handling qualities and superior “feel.”Read More