| Perazzi is a manufacturer of precision shotguns from Brescia, Italy. The company sells hunting and sporting models of shotguns in the over-and-under and side-by-side varieties. The manufacturer is noted for their removable trigger groups, high quality, and high prices (12,000 USD to 100,000 USD). The founder of Perazzi is Daniele Perazzi. The Perazzi family owns and operates the company. The company sells American Trap, American Skeet, Olympic and Doubles Trap, Olympic Skeet, Pigeon and Sporting models.
Perazzi shotguns are widely used by Olympic competitors, including Kim Rhode, who won a gold medal in Atlanta in 1996 and another gold in Athens in 2004. Rhode uses a Perazzi 12-gauge (model MX12) for competition. Vice President Dick Cheney was using a 28-gauge Perazzi shotgun when he accidentally shot his friend in 2006.
- ↑ Perazzi: Where we are
- ↑ The Kim Rhode Story The Outdoor Channel
- ↑ Three-Time Olympian Rhode Shifts Gears ShotgunFan
- ↑ "William F. Buckley. Retrieved on February 22, 2007.