|Franchi 48 AL|
|Weight||5.4 to 5.7 lbs|
|Length||42.75 to 48 inches|
|Barrel length||24 to 28 inches|
|Caliber||20 gauge, 28 gauge|
|Feed system||4+1 capacity tubular magazine|
The gun is available in 20 gauge and 28 gauge. It uses a patented action that John Browning developed for the Browning Auto-5. Rounds are cycled through long recoil. Factory models are equipped with walnut stocks and forends. Franchi offers one model with a short stock, and one model with a “Prince-of-Wales” stock.
- Wallack, LR. "Sixty Million Guns". 1983. In Gun Digest Treasury, Harold A. Murtz, editor, DBI Books. 1994 p.194 ISBN 0873491564