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Tipping & Lawden Elegant and Higher Quality 8 bore single barrel muzzle loader in very nice and shootable original condition
Hammerguns
8 gauge
3483
nvn
A very high condition and quality single 8 muzzle loader in very nice condition. Tippen & Lawden were known for some very nice guns and seeing this one only confirms that.

Bore diameter .855"

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Muzzle with a bar action lock

No
Damascus
33 1/4"



X

Cyl.



.070
14 1/2"

1 9/16"
2 1/8"
0


9 lbs. 9.5 oz.
No
 
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$8800

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Holland & Holland 10g. Hammer Double with Great Nitro Proofed Damascus
Hammerguns
10 gauge
3730
5974
This is a lovely Holland 10g. with excellent nitro proofed barrels. The case is in wonderful condition. Check out the 10g. shells available at www.rstshells.com.
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top lever back action

No
Damascus
30"
2 5/8"

2 5/8"

Cyl.
Cyl.


.039
.039
14 1/4" (13 3/8"" original wood)

1 5/8"
2 9/16"
3/16"


8 lbs. 8 oz.
No
 
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$5600

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William Evans 10 gauge ins super condtion! 3" nitro proofed ~ Sale and mark this one a bargain at this price!
Hammerguns
10 gauge
2356
2277
This fabulous 10 is in outstanding condition with nitro steel barrels and is ready for the wild fowl near you...
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Top lever bar action

No
Steel
30"


3" nitro proofed

.035 full
.005 Skeet


.045
.044
15"

1 5/8"
2 5/16"
1/8"


10 lbs. even
No
 
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Charles Daly (Prussian) New Price!!!
Hammerguns
10 gauge
1998
2367
High condition and originality. There is some pitting in the bores.
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Top lever bar action

No
Damascus
30"



2 7/8"

.022 Mod
.020 Mod


.045
.031
14 1/4"

1 11/16"
3 1/8"
1/4"


9 lbs. 1.5 oz.
No
 
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$0

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WANTED! W.C. Scott action or gun Serial number 51817
Hammerguns
10 gauge
628
Will pay top dollar for this gun and also a reward if you help me find it..... This was a 10 or a 12 gauge hammer gun. I have a set of barrels so one may only find an action.... Thanks! Kirby
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No
Damascus


















Yes
 
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W. & C. Scott and Son hammer
Hammerguns
10 gauge
2520
4857
Elegantly restored with richly grained wood married to case hardened receiver and locks.
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Hammer

No
Steel
31 1/2"









13 1/2" to steel butt

1 7/8"
2 7/8"
1/2"


8 lbs. 7 oz.
No
 
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James Purdey top lever bar in wood ~ Purdey letter states that this gun was completed in 1878 for Lord Ormathwaite as one of a trio
Hammerguns
12 gauge
3550
10184
One of a trio this fine Purdey was completed in 1878 for Lord Ormathwaite and was later owned by the Honorable Gerald Walsh. See Purdey letter in the photo's.

Stunning marble cake wood and balance and very modern dimensions make this a very desirable Purdey. I am especially enamored with the bar in wood action, the most difficult to stock and the most expensive choice in the Purdey catalog.

*Note this gun still retains its full and full chokes allowing the new owner to easily have them opened to any favorite combination. We can arrange for this at no extra charge.

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top lever bar in wood

No
Steel
30
2 1/2"

2 1/2"

.026 full
.026 full


.020
.026
14"

1 5/8"
2"
0


6 lbs. 10 oz.
No
 
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$8000

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H. Holland exceptional top lever hammer with stunning marble cake wood
Hammerguns
12 gauge
3703
2838
This classic Holland features near perfect bores like two shiny mirrors. Great wood, tight on face, and excellent modern dimensions complete this elegant and famous English shotgun.

I want to note this gun balances beautifully between the hands.

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top lever back action with non-rebounding hammers

No
Damascus
30"
2-1/2"


2 1/2"

.009 IC
Cyl.


.027
.025
14"

1 11/16"
2 1/8"
1/16"


6 lbs. 13 oz.
No
 
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$6900

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Holland & Holland Hammer double with beautiful Damascus
Hammerguns
12 gauge
3471
12038
This is a very nice Holland with lovely 30" Damascus barrels and great stock dimensions.

The Jones patent lock up is said to be the strongest action the British ever built! Some people say they are awkward to operate but I wonder if they have ever hunted and practiced with this action as I find them quite easy when one has a little time to get use to it.

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Jones under lever back action

No
Damascus
30"


2 1/2" nitro

.005 skeet
.003 skeet


.025"
.025
13 5/8" to wood, 14 1/2" leather pad

1 1/2"
2 1/8"
3/16"


6 lbs. 8 oz.
No
 
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$6600

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John Dickson & Son of Edinburgh Rare and Beautiful Hammer Double featuring their self retracting firing pins Pattern
Hammerguns
12 gauge
3853
2834
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Jones under lever with back action with rebounding locks

No
Damascus
30"
2 1/2" Nitro London

2 1/2" Nitro London Proof in 2007

.005 Skeet
.003 Skeet


.028
.026
14"

1 9/16"
2 5/16"
3/8"


6 lbs. 13 oz.
No
 
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$6200

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John Blanch 12 ga. hammer with Purdey second (and BEST) Patent Thumblever ~ Own a Purdey quality gun for much less than what a Purdey would cost
Hammerguns
12 gauge
3680
4770
This is truly a beautiful shotgun and example of what the English could build during their golden age. I love the wood, the engraving, and the attention to detail. Combine this with the modern stock dimensions, excellent wall thickness, and the nitro proofing and you have a real winner.
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Hammer, thumb release

No
Damascus
30"
2 3/4"

NP 2 3/4

Cyl.
Cyl.


.031
.028
14 1/16" to engraved heel and toe clips

1 1/2"
2 1/16
1/8"


6 lbs. 13 oz.
No
 
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$5900

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James Woodward BEST 12g. Hammer Double with Nitro Proofed Damascus Barrels
Hammerguns
12 gauge
3831
3135
Built in the later half of the 1870's I marvel at the condition on this Woodward. No, it is not perfect, but for near 150 year old shotgun it is in lovely condition.

Beyond lovely, this London high end hammer double has great barrels with excellent walls and Damascus pattern. Recent nitro proofs make this a shotgun you can use, not just admire.

This gun may be to straight for some but we can bend it down in house at no charge.

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Jones under lever with back action with rebounding locks

No
Damascus
29"
2-1/2"

2 1/2"

Cyl.
Cyl.


.024
.027
14 5/8" (14" original wood)

1 1/2"
1 3/4"
1/8"


6 lbs. 11 oz.
No
 
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$5500

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J. Pratt on Hannover Street Edinburgh Scotland ~ Cased Muzzle Loader Two Barrel Set ! Double Rifle and Shotgun ~ Sale!
Hammerguns
12 gauge
3751
NVN
This is a very nice English muzzle loader with its makers case and tools. One could hunt big game and switch barrels and be bird hunting in just a few moments. The bullet mold is modern but fitted to the gun so this kit is ready for the field.

* .657 round balls casted from mold, bore measures around .690.

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Percussion

No
Damascus
29"
NA


X

Cyl.
Cyl.


.028
.028
14 3/8"

1 1/2"
2 1/8"
1/8"


7 lbs. 5.5 oz. with
No
 
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W. Parker of Holborn, London, on rib says "Makers to Her Majesty" ~ This is a stunningly beautiful muzzle loader in its elegant vintage Mahogany case
Hammerguns
12 gauge
3750
1809
This is a very beautiful and high quality muzzle loader. The bores are very clean. The right barrel minimum wall of .020 is in a very small spot about 6" from the muzzle.

It would be interesting to know the history of this gun. It has been very well taken care of.

*Note the Purdey style (patent?) grip safety which is usually only found on the high end guns of the period.

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Percussion

No
Damascus
29"
NA


X

Cyl.
Cyl.


.030
.020
14 1/8"

1 1/2"
2"
5/16"


6 lbs. 6 oz.
No
 
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Henry Holland of Burford England
Hammerguns
12 gauge
3296
NVN
This is a very high quality beautifully made English hammer double. The exotic patinaed bird’s eye maple stock may not seem traditional but in fact the stock appears very original and is quite stunning. Note the high modern stock dimensions and exceptional engraving.
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Bar action Jones Underlever

No
Damascus
30"


2 1/2" 850 barr

.015 Imp-Mod
.012 IC


.028
.029
14 1/8" to original thin steel butt (we could add a leather pad up to 1")

1 7/16"
1 3/4"
1/8"


7 lbs 4 oz.
No
 
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$4400

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John Blanch & Son Classic Sidelever with Great Original Barrels!
Hammerguns
12 gauge
3784
5321
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back action side lever

No
Damascus
28\"
2-1/2\"

2 1/2\"

.015 Mod
Cyl.


.029
.030


1 7/16\"
2 1/4\"
3/16\"


6 lbs. 13.5 oz.
No
 
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$3800

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John Dickson and Son (63 Princes Street Edinburgh) Classic Hammer Double ~ On Sale and Field ready!
Hammerguns
12 gauge
3533
2503
Born on September 20th 1864 This Dickson has been given a new life with its newer nitro proofed mono-blocked steel barrels. I really admire the beautiful wood and the elegant Holland & Holland style flat sided hammers.

Note this gun has excellent dimensions for most!

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Hammer

No
Sleeved
29-3/4"


2-1/2 Birmingham England 1973

.023 full
.010 IC


.027
.032
14-3/8" (metal butt plate)

1-5/8"
2-1/4"
3/16"


6lbs. 7-1/2oz
No
 
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$3100

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George Bate English Hammer Double with Game Scene Engraving!
Hammerguns
12 gauge
3688
6073
I love the Damascus barrels on this fine English double. Nitro proofed, excellent wall thickness, and with a great choice of chokes between barrels.

We do not often find game scene engraving on guns from this period making this gun exceptional.

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No
Damascus
29 3/4"
2 1/2"

2 1/2"

.023 full
.006 Skeet


.030
.029
14 1/8" to checkered butt with heel and toe clips

1 1/2"
2 1/4"
3/16"


6 lbs. 13 oz.
No
 
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$2600

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J. D. Dougall hammer gun with great wood!
Hammerguns
12 gauge
3097
NVS
I love the marble cake wood on this classic. If you are unfamiliar with this English gun maker I would encourage you to look into its history as it is fascinating. Very nice quality and great barrel wall thickness.
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bar action

No
Damascus
30"



2 1/2"

.007 IC
.002 Cylinder touched by a little choke


.032
.034
14 3/8"

1 9/16"
2 3/8"
0


7 lbs. 4 oz.
No
 
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$0

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Ward and Sons
Hammerguns
12 gauge
2265
6616
Auto injectors
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Back action sidelock

Yes
Steel
29 3/4"


Nitro 2 1/2" 850 Bar

.044 extra full
.016 Mod


.022
.022
14 3/8"

1 5/8"
2 7/16"
3/8"


6 lbs. 10 oz.
No
 
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$0

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English Maker, Single shot 12 ga. Damascus
Hammerguns
12 gauge
3012
Missing firing pin and mechanism, shallow pitting in barrel, Unknown maker
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single shot

No
Damascus
25 1/2"


NP 2 1/2"

Full



.041
14" to end of plastic, 13 3/4" end of wood

1 3/8"
2"
1/4"


4 lbs. 13 oz.
No
 
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James Purdey Top Lever Bar in Wood 16g. with 30" barrels ~ What a great little bird gun this will make for some lucky guy or gal!
Hammerguns
16 gauge
3708
10487
This is a great little 16g. hammer gun built by the leader of the world in Edwardian hammer doubles. Their bar in wood gun was their most expensive model and is a very rare find in 16g.

With sleeved and reproofed steel barrels this gun has been given a new life and is ready for the field.

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Top lever bar in wood with rebounding hammers

No
Sleeved
30"
2 3/4"

2 3/4"

.030+ Full
.015 Mod


.035
.037
14 3/8"(12 3/4" original wood before extension)

1 5/8"
2 1/4"
5/16"


5 lbs. 15.5 oz.
No
 
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Holland & Holland Top Lever Back Action ~ An excellent 16g. Hammer gun for clays or field
Hammerguns
16 gauge
3707
11776
This gun started life as a Paradox but now has been made exclusively a shotgun. For those that are not familiar with the Holland paradox guns they were shotguns that also worked as rifles featuring rifling in the last few inches of the bore. As many found the rifling interfered with perfect shot patterns they would have the rifling removed to make them a better shotgun and that is what has been done with classic Holland 16g.

This Holland features excellent stock dimensions and handles very nicely, feeling lighter than its true weight. This would make an excellent 16g to participate in Vintager events and also work well for upland hunting over pointing dogs.

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top lever back action with rebounding hammers

No
Steel
28"
2-1/2"

2 1/2"

.007 Skeet 2
.003 skeet


.040
.038
14 3/8"

1 3/8"
2 3/16"
3/16"


6 lbs. 8 oz.
No
 
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Mortimer and Sons of Edinburgh Scotland 16g. Side Lever hammer Double with Great 30" Nitro Damascus Barrels
Hammerguns
16 gauge
3752
1346
As many of you may know I am a big fan of 16g. hammer guns. This Scottish built gun has tons to offer with nitro proofs, stunning 30" Damascus barrels, and of course the classic side lever action. I like this shotgun!

*You south paws out there note that this great little gun has no cast so could be good for a right or a left handed shooter.

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back action side lever with non rebounding locks

No
Damascus
30"
2-1/2"

2 1/2"

.004 Skeet
Cyl.


.040
.045
14 1/4" to thin steel butt plate

1 1/2"
2 5/16"
0


6 lbs. 9 oz.
No
 
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$1600

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W.H. Tisdall of 47 Whittall Street Birmingham England
Hammerguns
20 gauge
3849
NVN
Check out the condition on this great little 20g English hammer gun. Lots of original case hardening and wood finish. It is always refreshing to find them like this in such nice condition and having seen no restoration work.
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Jones under lever with back action with rebounding locks

No
Damascus
26"
2 1/2"


2 1/2"

Cyl.
Cyl.


.042
.036
14 1/8"

1 9/16"
2 7/8"
3/8"


6 lbs. 7 oz.
No
 
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$0

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"The only man who never makes a mistake is the man who never does anything."
Hammerguns
Other
2005
-Theodore Roosevelt
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No
Damascus


















No

Hammerless Sidelocks

 
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John Dickson of Edinburgh in its makers case in very original condition ~ Great new price!
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
2889
6974
In its makers case this very original Dickson is an investment but much more. Considered by many to be the pinnacle of design and elegance in a double barrel shotgun. I cannot disagree.
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Trigger plate

Yes
Steel
29"


2 1/2"

.014 light Mod
.008 IC


.023
.022
15 1/4" (14 1/4" original wood)

1 7/16"
2"
1/2"


6 lbs. 7 oz.
Yes
 
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Henry Atkin (formerly of Purdey's) "BEST" with classic sidelever!
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
3479
709
In its oak and leather case this stunning Atkin is the spitting image (and quality) of a side lever Boss we had in recently. Excellent balance and craftsmanship one would expect from the Edwardian period.
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Sidelock ejector

Yes
Steel
29" Sir Joseph Whitworth Steel


2 1/2"

.025 full
.010 IC


.026
.026
14 5/8" (14" original wood)

1 7/16"
2 1/16"

1/8"

6 lbs. 15.5 oz.
No
 
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$17000

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Henry Atkin "Formerly of James Purdey""Best" side-lever side lock ejector in wonderful condition
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
3513
708
Built to the highest London standards in ~ 1895 this outstanding sidelever side lock is in wonderful condition. Note the fine engraving, modern high stock dimensions, and near exhibition wood.

Henry Atkin worked for James Purdey and proudly stated this fact on his barrels. The barrels on this gun are made from the finest steel of the the period, Sir Joseph Whitworth steel. These are at no surprise the same barrels that Purdey used on their shotguns.

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Sidelock ejector

Yes
Steel
29"


2 1/2"

.022 FULL
.011 IC


.026
.024
14 3/4" (13 7/8" wood)

1 7/16"
2"
1/4"


6 lbs. 15.5 oz.
No
 
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Boss & Co. with classic sidelever, and even more rare on the left side of the action where a right handed thumb is located so fantastically ergonomic
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
3509
4086
This was a personal gun which I have loved but the simple fact is I don't shoot it much anymore as I am in love with my Boss 16 gauge. I don't like to see a gun idle in my personal safe so my prejudice for 16g. is going to make another sportsman very lucky to own this stunning 12 .

The side lever on the left is "right" where it should be for a right handed person and ever so rare.

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Sidelock

Yes
Damascus
30"


2 1/2"

.023 full
.011


.019
.021
14 3/4"

1 7/16"
2 3/8"
1/4"


6 lbs. 8.5 oz.
No
 
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$14400

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James MacNaughton True Round Action ~ Superbly Engraved, Stocked, and Balanced!
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
3840
1833
James MacNaughton and John Dickson produced what is considered by many the world’s most elegant and well balanced double shotgun ever conceived.

This is a wonderful example. With beautiful perfectly struck 30" steel barrels, perfectly executed scroll engraving, and a stunning piece of English walnut this true Scottish round action meets the hard to find balance between art and function.

Yes, she is in proof, tight on face, field ready!

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Trigger plate round action

Yes
Steel
30"
2 1/2"

2 1/2"

.037 full
.003 skeet


.028
.025
14 7/8" over leather pad (13 7/8" original wood LOP)

1 9/16"
2 5/16"
5/16"


7 lbs.
No
 
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$12000

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John Dickson of Edinburgh Classic Round action with great original barrels and stock dimensions ~ Light at 6 lbs. 4.5 oz.! Makers case!
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
3145
7279
This gun dates from 1934 . A very nice Dickson from between the wars with great wall thickness and dimensions. This is the period that many consider to be the pinnacle of the UK gunmaking trade. The Bores are bright and shiny with a few pits in the right barrel towards the muzzle but in proof and nothing deep

Note the weight! And now have pictures of the gun in the vintage Dickson correct vintage case.

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trigger plate round action

Yes
Steel
27"


2 1/2" nitro

.028 full
.015 IC-Mod


.029
.028
14 3/8" to wood butt

1 7/16"
2"
1/4"


6 lbs. 4.5 oz.
Yes
 
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John Dickson & Son Classic Round Action ~ Beautiful and in a vintage Oak & Leather Case
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
3818
5073
Stunning engraving and wood on this classic Scottish round action. Engraving and screws are very nice. Barrels are beautiful and in excellent condition.

The oak and leather case is in excellent condition and alone would be over a thousand dollar value.

A super value on a super nice round action.

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Trigger plate round action

Yes
Sleeved
28"
2 1/2"

2 1/2"

.022 full
.011 IC


.035
.028
14 3/4" ( 13 3/4" original wood)

1 5/16"
2 5/16"
1/4"


6 lbs. 8 oz.
Yes
 
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Stephen Grant Sidelock with stunning Nitro Proofed Damascus Barrels in its makers case
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
3785
7450
Some of you know me and that I am attracted to quality Damascus guns. This gun pulled me across the room when I saw it in a rack in England. From that distance I could see it was a shotgun of the highest form without knowing the makers name. Much to my delight I found on close inspection a Stephen Grant, one of my favorite makers. The condition of this fine shotgun is very nice and appears in original condition seeing little if no restoration. There is a small stock extension which we could remove and replace with a fine leather covered pad if one would like for a LOP up to 15 1/2"

Completed in 1903 this is a true Edwardian era gun ( Queen Victoria died in 1901 thank you Austin). The gun is found in an original Grant case which also is in very nice original condition.

Does anyone recognize the family crest in the stock?

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Sidelock

Yes
Damascus
30"
2-1/2"

2 1/2"

.017 Mod
.010 IC


.025
.024
15" (14 1/2" original wood)

1 7/16"
2"
1/8"


6 lbs. 10 oz.
Yes
 
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Stephen Grant "BEST" Sidelock ~ What a wonderful shotgun
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
3842
8065
Stephen Grant. He worked for Boss for awhile and then gave his notice, moved next door, and hung his shingle. In not long he was counted among England's greatest gunmakers. It is said Boss and Grant were on good terms and often shared work when one needed help. I observed an example of this once when I found some filers initials on a Grant that looked familiar. I realized I had seen them on a Boss that I had!

This is a super example of what Grant could do and at a very attractive price. Note the 2 3/4" nitro proofs.

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Sidelock

Yes
Steel
28"
2 3/4"

2 3/4"

.023 full
.012 IC


.027
.032
14 3/8"

1 1/2"
2 1/16"
7/16"


6 lbs. 11 oz.
Yes
 
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$6900

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William Richards of Liverpool ! Outstanding Game Scenes! New Super Price!
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
3737
11138
This light weight and stunningly beautiful shotgun has super dimensions and balance. We seldom see game scene engraving of this quality on English doubles.

This name is often confused with Westley Richards. While they are both respected gun makers they are not related. William Richards shop was in Liverpool and was quite old, starting in the late 1700's and only closing in the year 2000.

*Note that this gun has a wood extension instead of a pad but keep in mind we can easily remove the extension and install a Best quality leather pad for only $300.00. This only takes about two to three weeks.

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Sidelock

Yes
Steel
28"
2-1/2"

2 1/2"

.029 full
.013 IC


.029
.025
14 7/8" ( 13 1/2" of original wood)

1 1/2"
2 1/8"
3/8"


6 lbs. 3 oz.
Yes
 
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$6900

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Henry Atkin High Grade London Sidelock cased and in excellent condition
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
3833
992
This is a very original and high grade English sidelock by one of London's most respected makers. Henry Atkin worked for James Purdey before hanging his own shingle.

I love the original and unmessed with feel of this shotgun. The barrels are well in "12" proof with both barrels at .735 and with excellent wall thickness. The stock dimensions are perfect for the masses and the chokes being full and full one can now make them anything they want. We charge $75.00 per barrel to open chokes. All in all an excellent London gun at a very attractive price point when compared with a similar quality London gun such as a Boss or Purdey.

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Sidelock

Yes
Steel
28"
2-1/2"

2 1/2"

.030 full
.025 full


.026
.025
14 9/16"

1 1/2"
2 3/16"
3/16"


6 lbs. 3 oz.
No
 
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$6600

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Charles Lancaster Sidelock with wonderful side lever opening! Nitro Damascus! Great new price!
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
2872
4985
Lancaster is a highly respected London maker and this example shows why. Beautiful Damascus and excellent engraving with top notch fit and finish and to add to that it is fitted in its makers case. Side-lever sidelocks are rare and hard to find especially at this price point.
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Sidelock with side opening lever

No
Damascus
30"


2 1/2"

.003 (skeet near cyl.)
.002 (skeet near cyl.)


.021
.025
15" (14 3/8" original wood)

1 3/8"
2 1/16"
3/16"


6 lbs. 4 oz.
No
 
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$6500

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Westley Richards Deluxe Droplock ~Cased and with 2 3/4" proofs
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
3822
15795
This sleeved Westley has a lot to offer in a classic drop-lock. The dimensions for one are great for many people and could easily be made to have a longer LOP with a vintage pad or leather cover pad adding up to another inch.
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Droplock

Yes
Sleeved
29.75"
2 3/4"

2 3/4"

.016 Mod.
.006 IC


.032
.032
14 3/16" to checkered butt

1 1/2"
2 1/8"
3/8"


6 lbs. 13 oz.
No
 
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$6500

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H.J. Hussey extremely beautiful and well balanced English sidelock for a bargain price
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
3166
14066
H. Hussey guns are always beautiful guns of the highest quality and this one is no exception.

Note the modern dimensions.

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Sidelock ejector

Yes
Steel
28 "


2-3/4"

.041 extra full
.010


.029
.032
14 5/8"

1 7/16"
2"
5/16"


6 lbs. 10.5 oz.
Yes
 
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$6500

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Lang & Hussey stunningly elegant sidelock ~ A cased two barrel set no less ! ~ Great new Price
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
3333
13111
Built in 1897 this stunningly beautiful sidelock is in wonderful condition. This gun has been restored to near new condition to the highest of standards.

This shotgun shows near 100% case color and near 100% barrel black and wood finish. The barrel sets are quite versatile in their choke combinations with an open choked set for close in work like for Quail and skeet and the number 2 set with tight chokes for those late season south Dakota roosters or sporting clays.

Note the light weight, 6 lbs. 6 oz!

* The case colors were done by the best in the world, St. Ledger in the UK.

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Sidelock

Yes
Steel
28"


2 3/4" NP

#1=.005 Skeet, #2=.042 extra full
#1=.005 Skeet, #2=.024 full


#1 = .034 #2=.031
#1= .37 #2=.032
14 7/16" to a checkered butt

1 5/8"
2 5/8"
3/8"


6 lbs. 6 oz.
No
 
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$6200

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Robert Jones on action very similar to the Woodard "Automatic" two barrel set! SALE
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
2914
6781
This is a true Snap action gun just like the ones made famous by Woodward. Very nice quality. Notice the modern high dimensions which would make this a excellent rising bird gun.
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Forward underlever

No
Damascus
30"



2 1/2" both barrels

30"=.012 IC 28"=.007 IC
30"=.011 IC 28"= Cyl.


30"=.025 28"=.025
30"=.027 28"=.026
15 5/8" to engraved heel and toe clips

1 7/16"
2"

3/8"

7lbs. 1oz-=30", 6lbs
No
 
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$5900

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Henry Atkin late of James Purdey London sidelock in its makers case, a super gun at a great new price!
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
3244
1038
Built @ 1899 this little high grade gun is in excellent condition and comes in its makers case.
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Sidelock ejector

Yes
Steel
27"


2 3/4"

.025 full
.015 Mod


.027
.026
14 1/4" over leather covered pad

1 7/16"
2"
3/8"


6 lbs. 10 oz.
Yes
 
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$5900

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William Evans Side lock in excellent condition
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
3686
18136
William Evans worked for James Purdey and then Holland and Holland until he went out on his own in London in 1883. He was proud of his Purdey experience and put on the rib of many of his guns "William Evans from Purdey's. Purdey no doubt was not to happy about this but they could do little as they had advertised themselves in the same way near their beginning by advertising "James Purdey from Manton's."

This sidelock is in great condition and a super value in a London sidelock. It is tight on face and has very nice bores with no pitting. The gun was completed in 1954.

*Note this gun has great stock dimensions for many.

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Sidelock

Yes
Steel
30"
2-1/2"

2 1/2"

.018 Mod
.018 Mod


.026
.028
14 3/4" ( 13 3/4" original wood)

1 1/2"
2 3/16"
5/16"


6 lbs. 10 oz.
Yes
 
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$5900

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Stephen Grant Side Lock Ejector ~ A Cased London BEST for Super Price!
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
3782
7554
Built in about 1905 this London Best is a super deal. Great dimensions, engraving, wood, and feels ever so balanced and great between the hands!
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Sidelock

Yes
Steel
30"
2-1/2"

2 1/2"

.012 IC
.005 Skeet


.021
.022
14 3/4" ( 13 3/4" original wood)

1 1/2"
2 3/16"
1/4"


6 lbs. 9.5 oz.
Yes
 
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$4900

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H.J. Hussey an elegant an English sidelock with great wood and great lines and balance....#2 of a pair ~ SALE!
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
3162
14065
This Hussey, unlike in general its female counter parts, reeks of class. Although just border engraved do not let the lack of makeup fool you! This shotgun is beautiful inside and out, built to the highest standards of the Edwardian era.

Balanced just slightly forward of the hinge pin this shotgun handles perfectly. The bores are bright and clean with excellent walls and the barrels are tight on face. Own a London BEST for a fraction of the cost than if you were to buy a London first name of which the quality would be none better

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Sidelock ejector

Yes
Steel
28 "


2 3/4" NP

.030 full
.008 IC


.030
.029
14 3/4"

1 7/16"
2"
5/16"


6 lbs. 9 oz.
Yes
 
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$4800

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Thomas Horsley BEST Sidelock
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
3726
3549
Thomas Horsley was considered a gunmakers gunmaker being always so highly respected in the trade. There is a wonderful book about him.

This gun has some of the best engraving you will ever see on an English sidelock from this period. With great stock dimensions and nice long barrels with realistically useful choking, this fine sidelock has a lot to offer.

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Sidelock

Yes
Steel
30"
2-1/2"

2 1/2"

.012 IC-Mod
Cyl.


.025
.019
14 1/2"

1 3/4"
2 5/16"
1/4"


6 lbs. 13.5 oz.
No
 
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$4600

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Charles Lancaster with wonderful nitro proofed Damascus and makers case
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
2928
7756
Beautiful Damascus, as well as engraving; manufactured in 1896 is a testimonial to the craftsmanship in that period. With canvas covered wood English makers case. This gun is a super value in an English sidelock.
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12 ga. back action sidelock

Yes
Damascus
30"


London Proof 2 1/2" 1 1/8 oz proof

.022
.008


.028
.024
14 3/8" end of butte plate

1 1/2"
2 1/8"
1/8"


6 lbs. 10 oz.
No
 
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$4500

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Stephen Grant "BEST" Sidelock for a great price
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
3547
6290
Completed in 1891 this high quality Grant features wonderful engraving and super stock dimensions for many. Stephen Grant worked for Boss & Co. for years before opening next door to them to become a friendly competitor. It is rumored that when one maker was under the gun to finish an order the other would help out. They certainly built British BEST guns and this is an excellent example.
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Sidelock ejector

Yes
Steel
27"


2 1/2"

.018 Mod
.004 Skeet


.027
.026
15" (14 5/8" original wood)

1 3/8"
2 3/16"
5/16"


6 lbs. 13 oz.
No
 
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$4500

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Stephen Grant Sidelock with desirable side lever and at a super new price! $4500.00!
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
3712
6053
This is a super gun with a high stock for rising birds! A great value in a Grant side lever. This stock may be to high for some but we would be glad to bend it down for only $150 charge.
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Sidelock

No
Sleeved
27"
2-1/2"

2 1/2"

.033 FULL
.007 IC


.037
.035
14 7/8" ( 13 3/4" Original wood)

1 9/16"
1 3/4"
3/16"


6 lbs. 10 oz.
No
 
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$4200

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James Woodward & Sons Classic "The Automatic"
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
3601
3638
The first James Woodward "Automatic" models were self cocking external hammer guns. I know I have one! When they went to hammerless guns they were still self cocking but with internal hammers so they kept the model name. This is a great example of an early Woodward hammerless shotgun.

The wood is slightly below the metal around the locks but this is minor as the whole gun is very appealing, especially at this price point for a high grade London sidelock.

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Sidelock

No
Sleeved
28"
2-1/2"

2 1/2"

.023 Light full
.008 IC


.032
.034
14-1/8" to wood (14-3/8" horn butt extension)

1-1/2"
2-1/8"
1/16"


6 lbs. 10 oz.
No
 
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$3900

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Holland & Holland 12g. ~ I love the radiused actions on these guns as they are wonderful between the hands but also in the hand to carry
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
3009
20154
A very nice, light Holland with the wonderful radiused action. This is an excellent price!
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Boxlock with sideplates

Yes
Sleeved
28"


NP 2 1/2" 3 tons

.025 full
.010 IC


.032
.025
13 1/4" to end of wood, 14 1/4" to end of rubber pad

1 5/8"
2"
1/8"


6 lbs. 8 oz.
Yes
 
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$3800

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Holland & Holland back action sidelock for a very nice price and ready for the field!
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
3379
19929
Great barrels, great walls, great chokes and stock dimensions. What more could a person want?
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Sidelock ejector

Yes
Steel
30"


2 1/2"

.018 Mod
Cylinder


.028
.028
15" to checkered butt

1 7/16"
2 3/16"
1/4"


6 lbs. 10 oz.
Yes
 
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$3800

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Holland & Holland Dominion with nice remaining case color with excellent barrels by E.J. Churchill ~ Winter Sale! Own a Holland!
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
3165
32200
This is the classic Holland & Holland Dominion grade. These are back action side locks which feature a wonderful radiused action that is a joy to carry in the field. They fit so comfortably in the hand.

Featuring 2 3/4" nitro proofs on excellent newer barrels by famous gun maker Churchill’s and great stock dimensions for many this Holland is a real value for the upland bird hunter.

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Sidelock ejector

Yes
Steel
26.5"


2 3/4"

.020 light full
.008 IC


.036
.037
15" (13 1/8" original stock)

1 7/16"
2 1/16"
7/16"


6 lbs. 11 oz.
Yes
 
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$3600

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Thomas Bland Sidelock in excellent condition with long length of pull! Cased! Hunting Season Sale!
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
2861
16745
I handle this shotgun and the first thing I observe is how nicely it is fit and finished while also obviously been well cared for. Comes with a very nice vintage English case with wonderful makers label.
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sidelock

Yes
Steel
28"


2 1/2"

.021 full
.007 IC


.027
.025
14 7/8"

1 3/8"
2 1/4"
7/16"


6 lbs. 12 oz.
Yes
 
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$3400

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Leech & Sons
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
2678
3868
Built in 1902! Nigel Brown's "British Gunmakers Vol II" actually had some history and serial numbers on this interesting maker. Nice Damascus and wood with clean bores.
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Sidelock ejector

Yes
Damascus
29"


2 1/2"

.039 very full
.021 light full or tight mod......


.028
.023
15" ( 14 1/4" original wood)

1 1/2"
2 1/2"
1/8"


6 lbs. 15 oz.
Yes
 
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$3400

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Thomas Bland 12g. sidelock ! A super value on a true English sidelock SxS
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
3169
16824
A British sidelock ejector by a well known maker with great dimensions and weight. The only thing wrong with this picture is we are selling it too cheap!

In the price range of a British boxlock why not have a sidelock?

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Sidelock ejector

Yes
Steel
30"


2 1/2"

.025 full
.004 Quail 1


.024
.027
14 1/4"

1 9/16"
2 1/16"
3/16"


6 lbs. 5.5 oz.
Yes
 
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$3400

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C.S. Rosson sidelock from between the wars in its makers case ~ Light and features a single trigger ~
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
3583
3409
Although you may not be familiar with the name, Rosson of Norwich is an old and respected gun maker in England.

Great stock dimensions for many combined with a useful choking and excellent wall thickness makes this little and light English sidelock a real find.

I do feel it was when new ( I believe the ninth gun built in 1933) a semi-pistol grip gun and it has since been expertly converted to a straight grip.

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Sidelock

Yes
Steel
27"
2 1/2"

2 1/2"

.030 full
.007 IC


.028
.025
14 1/2"

1 3/8"
2 1/4"
1/8"


6 lbs. 5 oz.
Yes
 
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$2800

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High Quality Belgian12g. Sidelock with full coverage scroll engraving and super wood
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
2922
7802
This is as stunning gun for this kind of money. There is not any makers name on the gun but let me tell you this shotgun screams quality.

This gun features bushed firing pins, articulated front trigger, and best quality 9 pin locks.

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Sidelock ejector

Yes
Steel
28"


2 3/4"

.030 full
.010 IC


.038
.041
14 1/4" Over a leather covered pad (13 3/16" original wood)

1 7/16"
2"
1/4"


7 lbs. 4 oz.
Yes
 
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$2600

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John Rogers - a very fine vintage English made Sidelock in 12 ga. in very nice condition! Light! Late Winter Sale!
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
3019
5504
What a nice gun for less than many lower end new machine made doubles. Built ~ 1925 this is a great example of pre-war English craftsmanship. Notice the weight! What a great gun to carry all day. John Rogers was located at 23 Bath Street, Birmingham England. The business seems to have closed sometime during WWII.
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Sidelock ejector

Yes
Steel
28"


NP 2 1/2" for 1 1/8 oz

.038 Full
.004 Quail 1


.023
.030
14 1/4"

1 1/2"
2"
3/8"


6 lbs. 6 oz.
Yes
 
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$1500

CONTACT

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Lefaucheux - Henri Rieger 37 Rue Vienne Paris
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
3431
38225
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Sidelock ejector

Yes
Steel
28 3/8"


2 1/2" nitro

.028 full
.002 Cyl


.027
.028
14 7/8"

1 7/8"
3 5/16"
5/16"


6 lbs. 13 oz.
No
 
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$1200

CONTACT

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Clabrough & Johnstone Sidelock
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
2600
11456
A solid and tight shooter from 1904
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Sidelock

No
Damascus
30"


2 1/2" Birmingham nitro proof

.034 extra full
.003 Cyl


.025
.024
14 1/4"

1 7/16"
2 1/4"
1/4"


6 lbs. 12 oz.
No
 
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$8600

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Stephen Grant BEST 16g. Side lever Sidelock with Super Sexy 30" barrels!
Hammerless Sidelocks
16 gauge
3851
5886
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Sidelock

No
Steel
30"
2 1/2"

2 1/2"

.025 full
.005 Skeet


.027
.024
14 1/2" ( 13 1/2" wood)

1 1/2"
2 1/8"
3/16"


5 lbs. 13.5 oz.
Yes
 
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$7300

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Henry Atkin beautiful 16g. High Grade London Sidelock ~ "The Raleigh" Model ~ 30" Barrels! New Price!
Hammerless Sidelocks
16 gauge
3699
2291
Completed in approximately 1914 this high grade side lock is tight with clean bores and field ready. It is hard to find high grade sidelocks in 16g. so I am very excited to have this gun in our shop.

*Note the super light weight but with 30" barrels!

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Sidelock

Yes
Steel
30"
2-1/2"

2 1/2"

.028 full
.015 Mod


.020
.020
15 1/8" (14 1/4" original wood)

1 7/16"
2 9/16"
1/4"


5 lbs. 12.5 oz.
Yes
 
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$5900

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Holland & Holland Classic 16g sidelock ejector cased ..Simply marvelous, wonderful and now on SALE!
Hammerless Sidelocks
16 gauge
3295
30231
What a fabulous little and light 16g. by this premier maker. Which seldom happens, we received this lithe magic wand in its original makers case, numbed to the gun. Really this Holland has it all, balance, stock dimensions, and simple classic elegance. Sometimes we are convinced a fine shotgun has to be covered in engraving and fancy wood to be the best. There are exceptions to every rule and this petite 16 is exceptional.
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Sidelock ejector

Yes
Steel
28 "


2 1/2"

.021 light full in 16g.
.010 IC


.025
.022
14 1/4" to checkered wood butt

1 7/16"
2 1/4"
3/8"


5 lb. 13 oz.
Yes
 
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$4800

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William Evans 16g. Sidelock Ejector with Original Evans Makers Case ~ Single trigger for those late snow roosters when warm gloves are in order!
Hammerless Sidelocks
16 gauge
3528
14305
I have always appreciated William Evans shotguns. While they had their guns built for them in the London and Birmingham trade they obviously required a very high standard with details and quality that set them apart from many other makers. This dedication to quality is certainly a factor in why they are still in business today.

16g. Sidelocks are very hard for me to find so I was extremely excited to find this little gem in the UK and bring it across the pond. The non –selective single trigger (believe me that is a good thing, selective triggers are the ones that give single triggers a reputation for failure) is crisp and works perfectly. Choking is perfect for upland hunting or woodcock or southern bobwhites. I love 16g. and I really like this gun.

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Side ejector

Yes
Sleeved
28"


2 1/2"

.011 IC
.004 Skeet


.031
.032
14" (13" wood)

1 5/16"
2 3/16
1/2"


6 lbs. 3-1/2oz
Yes
 
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$2800

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Thomas Bland & Son's 16g. bore sidelock in very solid condition, 30" barrels!
Hammerless Sidelocks
16 gauge
2438
14344
Finding 16g. nitro proofed English guns with 30" barrels has been like trying to find rocking horse poop. Well, maybe not that bad but they have been so hard to find of late. I am a 16 gauge fan as most of you know and I have to say I do love these long barrels that swing for us so well. This gun is not fancy but is very well made and the barrels are in excellent condition.
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Sidelock

No
Damascus
30"


2 1/2"

.029 full
.004 Skeet 1


.029
.030
14 3/8" to checkered butt

1 1/2"
2"
1/4"


6 lbs. 4 oz.
No
 
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$2400

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Ravenscroft Richards & Co. of Birmingham England 16g. Sidelock
Hammerless Sidelocks
16 gauge
3633
1342
A great little 16g. English sidelock for the money!
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back action sidelock

No
Sleeved
27"
2 3/4"

2 3/4"

.035 extra full
.030 full


.033
.032
14 3/8" (14 1/8" original wood)

1 1/2"
2 7/16"
0


6 lbs. 4 oz.
No
 
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$57000

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Boss & Co. 20 bore SLE ~ Simply outstanding! This is a chance to own the very best of the best real estate in the double gun world! Super investment
Hammerless Sidelocks
20 gauge
3646
7201
Boss 20g. Sidelock in exceptional condition and investment grade original. Featuring 28”whitworth steel barrels, 75% case color, 98% blue, in its makers case. This petite flower weighs in at 5 lbs. 4.5 oz., lighter than many 28 gauges. Stocked to the fences, assisted opening, iconic and crisp Boss single trigger, chopper-lump barrels, and stunning wood with super dimensions, this Boss has all and more of what we would expect from a Boss. What I expect most of all from Boss is what I think is their true trade mark, “Balance.” Let me tell you, get this gun between your hands and you will not want to let it go as you would feel your letting go of a part of yourself.

Twenty gauge Boss doubles are like prime real estate. They seldom come up for sale, are priced at the top of the market, and there are never any regrets in owning as they are always worth what you paid and more. A solid investment at $57000.00

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Sidelock

Yes
Steel
28"
2-1/2"

2 1/2"

.010 IC
.008 Skeet 2


.025
.024
14 " end of checkered butt

1 7/16"
2 1/4"
5/16"


5 lbs. 5 oz.
Yes
 
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$4100

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Army & Navy Sidelock 20g. with a side lever!
Hammerless Sidelocks
20 gauge
2909
3414
This is a great little 20g. with recent nitro proofs. The gun as an extra bonus comes with full length Briely 28g tubes!
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Side lock

No
Damascus
27.5"


Nitro Proof 70 mm (2 3/4")

.035 extra full
.030 full


.021
.020
13 1/2"

1 1/2"
2"
1/16"


5 lbs. 3.5 oz.
No

Round Actions

 
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$19600

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John Dickson of Edinburgh in its makers case in very original condition ~ Great new price!
Round Actions
12 gauge
2889
6974
In its makers case this very original Dickson is an investment but much more. Considered by many to be the pinnacle of design and elegance in a double barrel shotgun. I cannot disagree.
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Trigger plate

Yes
Steel
29"


2 1/2"

.014 light Mod
.008 IC


.023
.022
15 1/4" (14 1/4" original wood)

1 7/16"
2"
1/2"


6 lbs. 7 oz.
Yes
 
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$14400

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James MacNaughton True Round Action ~ Superbly Engraved, Stocked, and Balanced!
Round Actions
12 gauge
3840
1833
James MacNaughton and John Dickson produced what is considered by many the world’s most elegant and well balanced double shotgun ever conceived.

This is a wonderful example. With beautiful perfectly struck 30" steel barrels, perfectly executed scroll engraving, and a stunning piece of English walnut this true Scottish round action meets the hard to find balance between art and function.

Yes, she is in proof, tight on face, field ready!

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Trigger plate round action

Yes
Steel
30"
2 1/2"

2 1/2"

.037 full
.003 skeet


.028
.025
14 7/8" over leather pad (13 7/8" original wood LOP)

1 9/16"
2 5/16"
5/16"


7 lbs.
No
 
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$12000

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John Dickson of Edinburgh Classic Round action with great original barrels and stock dimensions ~ Light at 6 lbs. 4.5 oz.! Makers case!
Round Actions
12 gauge
3145
7279
This gun dates from 1934 . A very nice Dickson from between the wars with great wall thickness and dimensions. This is the period that many consider to be the pinnacle of the UK gunmaking trade. The Bores are bright and shiny with a few pits in the right barrel towards the muzzle but in proof and nothing deep

Note the weight! And now have pictures of the gun in the vintage Dickson correct vintage case.

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trigger plate round action

Yes
Steel
27"


2 1/2" nitro

.028 full
.015 IC-Mod


.029
.028
14 3/8" to wood butt

1 7/16"
2"
1/4"


6 lbs. 4.5 oz.
Yes
 
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$9800

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John Dickson & Son Classic Round Action ~ Beautiful and in a vintage Oak & Leather Case
Round Actions
12 gauge
3818
5073
Stunning engraving and wood on this classic Scottish round action. Engraving and screws are very nice. Barrels are beautiful and in excellent condition.

The oak and leather case is in excellent condition and alone would be over a thousand dollar value.

A super value on a super nice round action.

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Trigger plate round action

Yes
Sleeved
28"
2 1/2"

2 1/2"

.022 full
.011 IC


.035
.028
14 3/4" ( 13 3/4" original wood)

1 5/16"
2 5/16"
1/4"


6 lbs. 8 oz.
Yes
 
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$2000

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Manufrance "Ideal" grade "2R" in very nice condition!
Round Actions
12 gauge
2398
62062
A nice solid round action from France with the classic double under bite with the rising third bite these Ideal grades are known for. Note that the retractable sling is missing from the stock. Pitting in the bores could be removed with about .004 back bore to be mirror.
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No
Steel
27 1/2"


2 1/2"

.036 extra full
.025 full


.031
.030
14 3/16"

1 1/2"
2 1/16"
1/8"


6 lbs. 4.5 oz.
Yes
 
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$600

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Manufrance "Ideal" grade "2R" in need of restoration but with solid barrels ~ This is the French round action trigger plate
Round Actions
12 gauge
2387
44825
This has been rather amateur stocked at least in the butt. The hidden sling is missing and needs a butt plate or pad. The barrels show some pitting but I believe would clean up as you could remove .005 from each and they should be clean. The top two tang screws need replacing. This was a project I never got too and worthy . I am open to trades.:)
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trigger plate

No
Steel
25 1/2 "(65 cm)


2 1/2"

.035 extra full
.022 Mod towards full


.032
.030
14 1/8"

1 5/8"
2 3/4"
1/16"


5 lbs. 15 oz.
Yes

Boxlocks

 
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$0

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Greener 8 gauge Royal
Boxlocks
8 gauge
737
I am looking for one of these for a client. Give me a call if you know of someone that has one, even it may not be on the market.
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Yes
Damascus


















No
 
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$19600

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John Dickson of Edinburgh in its makers case in very original condition ~ Great new price!
Boxlocks
12 gauge
2889
6974
In its makers case this very original Dickson is an investment but much more. Considered by many to be the pinnacle of design and elegance in a double barrel shotgun. I cannot disagree.
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Trigger plate

Yes
Steel
29"


2 1/2"

.014 light Mod
.008 IC


.023
.022
15 1/4" (14 1/4" original wood)

1 7/16"
2"
1/2"


6 lbs. 7 oz.
Yes
 
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$14400

CONTACT

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James MacNaughton True Round Action ~ Superbly Engraved, Stocked, and Balanced!
Boxlocks
12 gauge
3840
1833
James MacNaughton and John Dickson produced what is considered by many the world’s most elegant and well balanced double shotgun ever conceived.

This is a wonderful example. With beautiful perfectly struck 30" steel barrels, perfectly executed scroll engraving, and a stunning piece of English walnut this true Scottish round action meets the hard to find balance between art and function.

Yes, she is in proof, tight on face, field ready!

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Trigger plate round action

Yes
Steel
30"
2 1/2"

2 1/2"

.037 full
.003 skeet


.028
.025
14 7/8" over leather pad (13 7/8" original wood LOP)

1 9/16"
2 5/16"
5/16"


7 lbs.
No
 
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$12000

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John Dickson of Edinburgh Classic Round action with great original barrels and stock dimensions ~ Light at 6 lbs. 4.5 oz.! Makers case!
Boxlocks
12 gauge
3145
7279
This gun dates from 1934 . A very nice Dickson from between the wars with great wall thickness and dimensions. This is the period that many consider to be the pinnacle of the UK gunmaking trade. The Bores are bright and shiny with a few pits in the right barrel towards the muzzle but in proof and nothing deep

Note the weight! And now have pictures of the gun in the vintage Dickson correct vintage case.

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trigger plate round action

Yes
Steel
27"


2 1/2" nitro

.028 full
.015 IC-Mod


.029
.028
14 3/8" to wood butt

1 7/16"
2"
1/4"


6 lbs. 4.5 oz.
Yes
 
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$9900

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John Dickson & Son
Boxlocks
12 gauge
2227
3683
Classic Dickson round action. Great wood and dimensions. Light! These guns just blow me away as they are so elegant and suave and can you believe this was in 1881? I suppose a beauty then is a beauty today. Are we talking about woman or guns? Doesn't really matter! :)
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Boxlock

No
Sleeved
28"


2 1/2"

.027 full
.009 IC


.034
.032
14 3/8"

1 3/4"
2 5/8"
3/8"


6 lbs. 7 oz.
No
 
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$9800

CONTACT

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John Dickson & Son Classic Round Action ~ Beautiful and in a vintage Oak & Leather Case
Boxlocks
12 gauge
3818
5073
Stunning engraving and wood on this classic Scottish round action. Engraving and screws are very nice. Barrels are beautiful and in excellent condition.

The oak and leather case is in excellent condition and alone would be over a thousand dollar value.

A super value on a super nice round action.

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Trigger plate round action

Yes
Sleeved
28"
2 1/2"

2 1/2"

.022 full
.011 IC


.035
.028
14 3/4" ( 13 3/4" original wood)

1 5/16"
2 5/16"
1/4"


6 lbs. 8 oz.
Yes
 
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$8400

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W.W. Greener Grade G 1 in fantastic original condition ~ This 12g. only weighs in at 5 lbs. 15 oz. !!! And there is more.......
Boxlocks
12 gauge
3358
49407
You have probably heard me say this before but finding extremely original English guns in high condition is becoming near impossible. The good news is once in a while we get a gun in that is in fantastic original condition. This is one of those guns.

Weighing less than some English 2" guns this gun balances extremely well with a very lively feeling between the hands. The case color is near 90%, the wood finish 90%, the barrel black 80%.

This gun has its original case and hang tag which interestingly enough mentions that the gun was tested with American ammunition. Sold to an American? The original case shows considerable wear but the gun also comes with a Huey style oak & leather case with French fitted tools making an extremely attractive package and a seriously sound investment.

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Boxlock ejector

Yes
Steel
28 "



2 1/2"

.018 Mod
.038 Full


.025
.028
14" over original butt plate

1 5/8"
2 3/4"
3/16"


5 lbs. 15 oz.
No
 
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$7600

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Westley Richards restored in the UK to near new and cased with full accessories. Note the exhibition English walnut stock with a super long LOP!
Boxlocks
12 gauge
3715
6041
A stunning restoration done by A.W. Rule in England ( See https://awruleandsongunmakers.co.uk/ ) This fine Westley is tight and ready to go! The pictures and data tell it all.

If the LOP is too long for you, no problem! We can arrange to make it anything you would like.

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Box lock ejector

Yes
Steel
28"
2 3/4"

2 3/4"

.018 Tight Mod
.005 Skeet


.029
.031
15 3/4" to checkered butt

1 9/16"
2 3/16"
5/16"


6 lbs. 10 oz.
Yes
 
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$6500

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Westley Richards Deluxe Droplock ~Cased and with 2 3/4" proofs
Boxlocks
12 gauge
3822
15795
This sleeved Westley has a lot to offer in a classic drop-lock. The dimensions for one are great for many people and could easily be made to have a longer LOP with a vintage pad or leather cover pad adding up to another inch.
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Droplock

Yes
Sleeved
29.75"
2 3/4"

2 3/4"

.016 Mod.
.006 IC


.032
.032
14 3/16" to checkered butt

1 1/2"
2 1/8"
3/8"


6 lbs. 13 oz.
No
 
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$6200

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Westley Richards Deluxe Droplock with High Quality Restoration
Boxlocks
12 gauge
3804
16803
Finished in 1903 this classic droplock is in excellent condition with near 100% new case hardening, near 100% blacking on the barrels, and 95% or better wood finish.

*Note the great stock dimensions and chokes perfect for most bird hunting.

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Droplock

Yes
Sleeved
28"
2-1/2"

2 1/2"

.011 IC
.005 Skeet


.030
.029
14 1/2" ( 13 3/4" wood)

1 7/16"
2"
3/16"


6 lbs. 10 oz.
Yes
 
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$6200

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Alex Martin "Rib-less" Double Barrel! This super light 12g. is in excellent condition and comes in its makers case ~
Boxlocks
12 gauge
3783
6993
Known for its light rib-less shotguns Alex Martin of Glasgow Scotland did not actually build many with this feature. I have only seen a few over the years so was very pleased to find this one and to find it in such excellent condition. The gun is not actually rib-less but has a rib near the breech, another short section mid length, then again at the muzzle. Check out the pictures!

The condition is high on this fine shotgun. Over 90% original blue, case hardening and wood finish. It has obviously not seen a lot of use. Even being so light and with such a long length of pull this little part of Scotland balances beautifully.

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Box lock ejector

Yes
Steel
26"
2-1/2"

2 1/2"

.035 full
.035 full


.029
.029
15 5/8" to wood butt

1 7/16"
2"
3/4"


6 lbs.
Yes
 
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$4900

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Merkel Beautifully Engraved Sideplated boxlock in near new condition ~ Model 147SL
Boxlocks
12 gauge
3716
480987
This fine Merkel is in excellent condition and comes in its makers case. Exceptional wood and quality engraving.
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Side plated boxlock

Yes
Steel
28"
2 3/4"

2 3/4"

.014 Mod
.008 IC


.034
.034
14 5/8" (13 5/8" original wood)

1 7/16"
2 3/8"
1/4"


6 lbs. 14 oz.
Yes
 
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$4200

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Francotte Eagle Grade ~ Check out the engraving on this fine vintage double!
Boxlocks
12 gauge
3758
81430
The Francotte Eagle grade was a high grade gun built by Francotte for the American market. This gun was retailed by Von Lengerke & Detmold of New York, at the time considered to be the finest outdoor sporting store in the world.

This eagle grade features exceptional chiseled fences and top notch engraving and of course the American eagle in gold on the bottom of the action. This is an extremely handsome shotgun of quality. The barrels have been recently blacked. There is some loss to the lettering on the barrels but still quite legible. The professional replacement butt stock is sound and in very nice condition.

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Box lock ejector

Yes
Steel
26"
2 5/8"

2 5/8"

.026 full
.008 IC


.030
.030
14 3/8" (13 3/8" of wood before pad)

1 9/16"
2 3/16"
1/16"


6 lbs. 7 1/2 oz.
Yes
 
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$3800

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Thomas Horsley BLE with super barrels for a great price ~ Price is for the matched pair! Wow, you never thought you could afford a matched pair.....
Boxlocks
12 gauge
3374
3788
Price for pair! See our inventory # 3374 to examine the mate to this, the number 2 gun. These are very nice well made English guns by one of England\'s lesser known but highly respected makers. They are in very nice condition and ready for the field.

* I do have a pair case that would look good with these guns but would be an extra $500.00

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Boxlock ejector

Yes
Steel
30\"


2 1/2\"

.036 full
.032 full


.026
.033
14 3/8\" to a checkered butt

1 9/16\"
2 1/4\"
5/16\"


6 lbs. 12 oz.
Yes
 
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$3800

CONTACT

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Thomas Horsley BLE with super barrels for a great price ~ Price for Two guns, the matched pair for only $3800.00 !!!
Boxlocks
12 gauge
3376
3689
Price for pair! See our inventory # 3377 to examine the mate to this, the number 1 gun. These are very nice well made English guns by one of England\'s lesser known but highly respected makers. They are in very nice condition and ready for the field.

* I do have a pair case that would look good with these guns but would be an extra $500.00

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Boxlock ejector

Yes
Steel
30\"


2 1/2\"

.025 full
.026 full


.024
.027


1 9/16\"
2 1/4\"
1/2\"


6 lbs. 5.5 oz.
Yes
 
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$3800

CONTACT

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Westley Richards "The Heronshaw" with classic Basket weave engraving and Westley single trigger ~ Sale!
Boxlocks
12 gauge
3549
01558
This beautiful Westley features stunning Celtic engraving. The barrels are original and shine inside like new.

*Note the great drop dimensions , comb and heel and cast. Perfect for most of us.

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Box lock ejector

Yes
Steel
28"


2 1/2"

.015 Mod
.014 Mod


.024
.022
14 1/4" (13" original wood)

1 3/8"
2 1/8"
3/16"


6 lbs. 8 oz.
Yes
 
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$3600

CONTACT

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E.J. Churchill XXV Classic in Wonderful Condition
Boxlocks
12 gauge
3728
1866
This is a classic Churchill XXV that is in great condition and field ready. These guns balance extremely well in fact \"feel\" like they have much longer barrels and swing beautifully. Magic!

Built in 1910 this makes it a true Edwardian English double!

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Box lock ejector

Yes
Steel
25"
2 3/4"

2 3/4\"

.015 Mod
.003 skeet


.034
.032
14" (13 1/4" original wood)

1 9/16"
2 1/8"
5/16"


6 lbs. 4 oz.
Yes
 
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$3500

CONTACT

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John Dickson heavy proof Scottish boxlock!
Boxlocks
12 gauge
3618
5411
Completed in May 1901 this vintage Dickson has many wonderful features which include bushed firing pins, third bite rib extension, over hanging safety sears, and Rigby style forend latch.

*Note the great stock dimensions for many and the 2 3/4" Nitro proofs.

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Box lock

No
Steel
28" (27 3/4")
2-3/4"

2 3/4" 1 1/4 oz.

.014 Mod
Cyl.


.031
.031
14 3/4" to checkered butt

1 1/2"
2 1/8"
3/16"


7 lbs. 5 oz.
Yes
 
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$3400

CONTACT

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William Evans
Boxlocks
12 gauge
3611
4261
A very nice little 12 which balances like a dream. Note the weight! This would make an excellent upland shotgun.

I was taught that while William Evans worked for Purdey's before opening his own business he actually in his own shop never built a gun but had them built to high standards in the Birmingham and London trade.

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Box lock ejector

Yes
Steel
28"
2-1/2"

2-1/2"

.025
.009


.019
.021
14-1/2"

1 7/16"
2"
1/4"


6 lbs. 3-1/2oz.
Yes
 
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$3300

CONTACT

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W.W. Greener "Empire" grade 12 in excellent condition
Boxlocks
12 gauge
3359
78094
This Greener is in fabulous original condition featuring almost all of its original case color and blue. The wood even has very few handling marks! With the original 2 3/4" chambers, tight chokes and great dimensions I can think of lots of wonderful uses for this classic.
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Boxlock

No
Steel
32"


2 3/4" NP

.035 full
.035 full


.034
.034
15" (14 1/8" original wood)

1 9/16"
2 3/8"
3/16"


7 lbs. 14.5 oz.
Yes
 
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$3200

CONTACT

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W.W. Greener Boxlock with original 2 3/4" proofs!
Boxlocks
12 gauge
3789
65453
This Greener is in fantastic original condition. Over 90% blue and case colors. Even the wood has very few handling marks.

The stock dimensions are perfect for many and the LOP could easily be lengthened with a recoil pad.

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Boxlock

No
Steel
30"
2 3/4"

2 3/4" 1 1/4 oz.

.035 full
.020 Mod


.025
.025
14 3/8" (14 1/16" original wood)

1 1/2"
2 3/16"
1/4"


6 lbs. 10 oz.
Yes
 
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$3000

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Charles Lancaster Self Opener boxlock ejector! How rare is that! ESTATE SALE!
Boxlocks
12 gauge
2942
012171
This is rather a rare Lancaster with self opening action and auto ejectors. Lancaster was a top London maker, highly respected in the trade. They made fabulous guns. Notice the really good dimensions on this classic.
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boxlock

Yes
Sleeved
27"


Nitro Proof 2 1/2"

.025 full
.009 IC


.032
.033
16" (14 1/8" original wood)

1 5/8"
2 5/16"
5/16"


6 lbs. 10 oz.
Yes
 
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$2900

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German prewar quality gun with no makers name, high grade engraving and stock work! Sale!
Boxlocks
12 gauge
2255
NVN
This German gun has great full coverage engraving, side clips, cocking indicators, and extra grade wood work. Ivory inlays on the forend and drop points are a nice touch. I notice an ever so slight bulge behind the left choke only noticeable to a professional and should not be of concern. With a re-blue this could be removed completely.
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Boxlock

No
Steel
29 1/2"


2 3/4" with long forcing cone

.015 Imp-mod
.003 skeet 1


.033
.033
14 3/8"

1 1/2"
2 7/8"
5/16"


6 lbs. 12 oz.
Yes
 
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$2800

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Parker GHE 12g. with GREAT dimensions for many
Boxlocks
12 gauge
3664
152627
This Parker is unusual in my opinion as it has GREAT stock dimensions. Most of the GHE guns I find typically have three inches of drop at heel. This gun has very good and shootable dimensions.

It is tight on face and field ready!

We can have the full chokes opened to any thing you want for only $75 per barrel.

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Box lock ejector

Yes
Damascus
30"
2-3/4"

2 3/4"

.048 extra full
.040 extra full


.038
.038
14 3/8"

1 1/2"
2 1/2"
0


7 lbs. 12 oz.
Yes
 
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$2600

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A. Allan Ltd. of Glasgow Scotland 12g. in super condition
Boxlocks
12 gauge
2752
41248
This is a very nice Scottish boxlock. The barrels and action and wood are all in well cared for condition. Lots of life left in this little gun.
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boxlock ejector

Yes
Steel
30"


2 1/2"

.022 light full
Cyl.


.038
.038
14 7/8" (14 3/16" wood)

1 1/2"
2"
3/16"


6 lbs. 11 oz.
Yes
 
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$2600

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Parker 12g. G grade with great dimensions for a Parker!
Boxlocks
12 gauge
3662
124944
Built in 1904 this Parker would be a great gun to shoot for most as it has very good dimensions, at least for a Parker of this vintage. Typically guns from this period have 3" of drop at heel or more.

The extra full chokes would make this great for turkey hunting or allows one for only $70.00 per barrel open the chokes to any desired amount.

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Box lock

No
Damascus
30"
2 3/4"

2 3/4"

.042 extra full
.038 extra full


.034
.034
14 1/2"

1 9/16"
2 9/16"
0


7 lbs. 11.5 oz.
Yes
 
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$2500

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Guyot 12 Rue De Ponthieu Paris ! A very respected and old Gunmaker and this is an excellent example of what they could do
Boxlocks
12 gauge
3610
2682
I really appreciate Guyot shotguns as they are of the highest quality. This one has both French and Belgian nitro proofs. 60-70% original case color and near perfect screws indicate this fine shotgun has seen very little use.

*Note the superb rose and scroll engraving!

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Box lock ejector

Yes
Steel
28-1/2"
Near 2 3/4" from Lon

2 1/2"

.028 full
.015


.031
.030
14 5/8" with BEST style leather covered pad

1-5/8"
2"
1/4"


6 lbs. 9 oz.
Yes
 
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$2400

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Westley Richards 12g. boxlock ejector with Droplock type removable bottom plate ! How rare is that? New Price!
Boxlocks
12 gauge
3355
D 1110
This little Wesley Richards is in great sound condition and ready for the field. What makes it extremely unique is it features the button release bottom plate as found on the high end Westley drop lock guns. In this case you cannot remove the locks but you can inspect and clean the main springs and sears which is a great advantage.

Note the great stock dimensions and barrel condition. Own a Westley Richards.

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Boxlock ejector

Yes
Steel
28"


2 1/2" BNP 1 1/8 oz.

.040 extra full
.008 Skeet


.027
.029
15" to wood extension (137/8"original wood)

1 7/16"
2 1/16"
1/4"


6 lbs. 11.5oz.
Yes
 
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$2400

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Arthur Turner from Sheffield ~ A very well made English boxlock which is fit as a fiddle ~ Cased! A super choice for the upland hunter - Sale!
Boxlocks
12 gauge
3075
14554
Upland hunters pay attention. This is a very sound, strong, well made English boxlock for a super price. At only 6 lbs. 9 oz. she would be a pleasure to carry all day. Better than to just carry, this little gun was built to swing on flighting birds. She balances just forward of the hinge pin on the iron resulting in an ever so light barrel weight forward... ...what many of us consider the perfect gun balance. Note the gun is cased in a vintage but solid English canvas case with trade label, cleaning rod, and cleaning ends, and snap caps.
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Boxlock ejector

Yes
Steel
28"


2 1/2" Birmingham Nitro Proof

.037 extra full
Cyl.


.032
.033
14 1/4" to butt plate (14 1/16" " original wood)

1 1/2"
2 3/8"
5/16"


6 lbs. 9 oz.
Yes
 
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$2400

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C.S. Rosson of 13 Market Street Derby ~ A very elegant little English gun for the $
Boxlocks
12 gauge
3461
41150
C.S. Rosson was a very well respected maker in England during their day. This is a very nice little 6 1/2 pound game gun which would make a super first English double. It is in very nice original condition, has great stock dimensions, crisp trigger pulls, and is well balanced.

The full choke in the left with cylinder in the right is a common English choking and was effective in driven shooting. If one opens the left barrel to a light modified and leave the right barrel as is this gun would be a fabulous upland bird shotgun. We can arrange for this and the cost is only $70.

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Boxlock

Yes
Steel
30"


2 1/2" nitro

.030 full
.002 Near Cylinder


.025
.029
14 3/4" to end of checkered butt

1 9/16"
2 1/4"
7/16"


6 lbs. 8 oz.
Yes
 
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$2400

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Charles Boswell in its original makers case
Boxlocks
12 gauge
3790
16014
@1909 This Classic Boswell appears to be in its original makers case. The gun is tight on face with great barrels. Field ready and at a super price.
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Boxlock

No
Steel
30"
2-1/2"

2 1/2"

.032 full
.008 IC


.028
.024
14 1/2" (14 1/8" original wood)

1 7/16"
2 5/16"
1/4"


7 lbs. 1 oz.
Yes
 
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$2300

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William Evans Boxlock ejector with double (safety) sears
Boxlocks
12 gauge
3383
11413
A straight forward London Boxlock with no fancy engraving and standard English walnut. What you are getting is a very well made gun by a famous maker and of excellent design for a super price.

The full and full chokes would allow our gunsmith to make this gun to any choke selection for just $75.00 a tube.

Note the great stock dimensions!

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Boxlock ejector

Yes
Steel
28"


2 1/2"

.031 full
.026 full


.030
.034
15" to checkered butt w/ heel and toe plates

1 7/16"
2 3/8"
1/4"


6 lbs. 9.5oz.
Yes
 
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$2300

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Edward Anson and Co. (Famous gun designer for Westley Richards) in its makers case in very nice condition ~
Boxlocks
12 gauge
3041
1318
This gun is nicely engraved with beautiful wood featuring very nice checkered side panels. Anson was a pivotal engineer in what today many of us believe to be the best side by side action design ever built. This gun comes in its rare makers case. A very nice package which includes history and still very functional in the field.
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boxlock ejector

Yes
Damascus
30\\\"


2.5\\\" London 1996

.038 extra full
.016 Mod


.019
.023
14 3/8\\\"

1 5/8\\\"
2 1/16\\\"
1/4\\\"


6 lbs. 5 oz.
No
 
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$2300

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Westley Richards Vintage Boxlock from 1890
Boxlocks
12 gauge
3510
K363
This vintage Westley has barrels with excellent wall thickness. It is perfectly tight on face. Being built between 1890 and 1891 we can ship direct as it is antique.

If some one could use a 14 3/8" LOP we could remove the current pads and put a nice new "Old English" or leather covered pad on the gun which would look very nice.

Of the early Westley guns I like this model as it has the elegance of the early guns but features the Purdey double under bite. Guns before this often only had one or no bites on the under lug which was not near as strong as the design on this gun.

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Box lock ejector

Yes
Damascus
30"



2 1/2"

.004 Skeet
Cylinder


.032
.032
15" (13 3/8" original wood)

1 3/4"
2 3/4"
5/16"


6 lbs. 9.5 oz.
No
 
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$2200

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Charles Golden Maker Tyrrel Street , Bradford, England Super nice scalloped boxlock ejector
Boxlocks
12 gauge
3108
1304
This is a very well made British double for little money. Great dimensions for most and the LOP could be lengthened with a pad ( we can arrange for this). Left choke is tight but if you want a grouse or quail choked gun just let us and know and for $75 we can open it to what you want.
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Boxlock ejector

Yes
Steel
30"


2 1/2"

.027 full
.003 Open


.031
.030
14 9/16" (14" original wood)

1 1/2"
2 1/4"
5/16"


6 lbs. 13 oz.
Yes
 
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$2200

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Ithaca with Rare Cutaway Action
Boxlocks
12 gauge
3845
425048
A great example. It said only about 40 of these were made. Yes! You can shoot and hunt with it!
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Boxlock

No
Steel
28"


2 3/4"

.039 full
.021 Tight Mod.


.032
.034
15" ( 14" or original wood)

1 5/8"
2 1/2"
0


7 lbs. 1.5 oz.
Yes
 
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$2000

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Manufrance "Ideal" grade "2R" in very nice condition!
Boxlocks
12 gauge
2398
62062
A nice solid round action from France with the classic double under bite with the rising third bite these Ideal grades are known for. Note that the retractable sling is missing from the stock. Pitting in the bores could be removed with about .004 back bore to be mirror.
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No
Steel
27 1/2"


2 1/2"

.036 extra full
.025 full


.031
.030
14 3/16"

1 1/2"
2 1/16"
1/8"


6 lbs. 4.5 oz.
Yes
 
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$1800

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A. Allan Ltd. of Glasgow Scotland solid 12 gauge ~ Consigned gun and he says sell it so super sale!
Boxlocks
12 gauge
2534
1732
What a real value in a very solid and well made Scottish double gun.
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Boxlock ejector

Yes
Steel
28"


Nitro Proof 2 1/2"

.036 extra full
.002 Cylinder touched by a little choke


.032
.030
15 1/8" to 1" wood extension

1 9/16"
2 1/2"
1/8"


6 lbs. 8 oz.
Yes
 
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$1600

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Cogswell & Harrison 12 ga. with Westley action and Nice Nitro proofed Damascus
Boxlocks
12 gauge
3011
13473
This early boxlock dates to the late 1880's and utilizes the famous Westley Richards action including their patent top lever with the bite in the rib extension. Nice Damascus!
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Boxlock

No
Damascus
30"


NP 2 1/2" 3 tons

Skeet One
Cyl


.026
.032
14 1/2" end of wood extension, 13 1/2" to end of original stock

1 1/2"
2 1/4"
1/4"


6 lbs. 5 oz.
No
 
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$1500

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Joseph Bourne 12g. with 30" barrels but very light!
Boxlocks
12 gauge
3459
43110
A good restoration candidate or use in rough conditions as is. With 30" barrels, a great LOP and stock dimensions it does show what the British can do and end up with a 6 lb. 5 oz. gun!
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Boxlock ejector

Yes
Steel
30"


2 1/2" nitro

.010 IC
Cylinder


.024
.024
14 1/2"

1 9/16"
2 3/16"
5/16"


6 lbs. 5 oz.
Yes
 
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$1500

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Thomas Turner 12g. ~ Would make a great little woods gun
Boxlocks
12 gauge
3462
2618
A short barreled gun with a great high stock that would with opening up the left choke ($75.00) would make a great little woods gun for grouse, woodcock, or quail.
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Boxlock

Yes
Steel
25"


2 1/2" nitro

.040 extra full
.004 quail 1


.030
.026
14 5/8" to wood butt

1 7/16"
2"
5/16"


6 lbs. 6 oz.
Yes
 
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$1200

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F. Van Der Stukken Belgian 12g. Boxlock featuring exceptional quality ~ A high quality gun at a beer budget price
Boxlocks
12 gauge
3697
116
A beautiful little 12 for the money!
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Boxlock ejector

Yes
Steel
27"
2-1/2"

2 1/2"

.032 full
.016 Mod


.031
.030
14 1/4" (14" of wood before the butt plate)

1 7/16"
2 7/16"
5/16"


6 lbs. 8.5 oz.
Yes
 
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$800

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Fox Sterlingworth 12g
Boxlocks
12 gauge
3665
124454
I have always admired the Fox Sterlingworth. This admiration comes from appreciation for good design and function and produced at a price the masses could afford. The Sterlingworth is a proven gun for reliability and getting the job done.

Today in the vintage gun world I find they are still a great gun for the money. Yes, they can be heavy and have a bit more drop than we might like today, but they are a classic work horse with an excellent history.

This is good solid example. The blue is a bit thinning and there is maybe 20% case hardening left. It is tight on face and field ready.

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Box lock

No
Steel
30"
2-3/4"

2-3/4"

.045 Extra Full
.020 Mod


.032
.032
14 3/4" (13 3/4" original wood)

1 9/16"
2 7/16"
0


7 lbs. 8 oz.
Yes
 
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$650

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F. T. Baker & Co
Boxlocks
12 gauge
750
990
Own a pickup with a gun rack in it? If not run out and buy one so you can put this "working" gun in it. Do be careful though, NO SAFETY!
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BLNE

No
Steel
28


2 1/2

.030
cyl


.042
.041
13 3/4, 15 3/4 w/ext

1 1/2
2 3/16
5/16 co


7 lbs 2 oz
Yes
 
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$600

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French built SXS with great quality for a super price ~ Blow out! $600
Boxlocks
12 gauge
2913
4180
This gun is tight with great bores and ready for the field. Barrels ring like chimes and have great wall thickness. She carries her share of bruises and scrapes from a sporting life in the field but these do nothing to suppress her enthusiasm to be afield again. A great entry level shotgun for a first time SxS upland double gunner. Let this experienced mature French madame get you hooked on the double gun life! * You will see on the left barrel a stamp that says "Sauer." This for some unknown reason was added at some point in her history. This fine french shotgun is not a Sauer showing clear Saint Etienne French proofs.
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boxlock

No
Steel
27.5"


2 1/2"

.042 extra full
.039 extra full


.032
.029
14"

1 5/8"
2 3/4"
5/16"


6 lbs. 7 oz.
Yes
 
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$600

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Manufrance "Ideal" grade "2R" in need of restoration but with solid barrels ~ This is the French round action trigger plate
Boxlocks
12 gauge
2387
44825
This has been rather amateur stocked at least in the butt. The hidden sling is missing and needs a butt plate or pad. The barrels show some pitting but I believe would clean up as you could remove .005 from each and they should be clean. The top two tang screws need replacing. This was a project I never got too and worthy . I am open to trades.:)
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trigger plate

No
Steel
25 1/2 "(65 cm)


2 1/2"

.035 extra full
.022 Mod towards full


.032
.030
14 1/8"

1 5/8"
2 3/4"
1/16"


5 lbs. 15 oz.
Yes
 
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$2600

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Manufrance Ideal Grade 4 16g ~ The French round action ~ Tre Bien! Great Price!
Boxlocks
16 gauge
3558
61932
This is a great example of a grade 4 Manufrance Ideal. These round actions while built differently than John Dickson guns are a true trigger plate action and are extremely ergonomic, reliable, and a joy to carry and behold.

As far as I know Manufrance Ideals were never retailed here in the USA but thankfully a few have been brought back by soldiers and sportsman over the years.

*Note that these Ideal guns have besides the classic Purdey patent double under bite a rising third bite similar to the classic and coveted Rigby patent.

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Trigger Plate

No
Steel
27-1/2"
2 1/2"

2-1/2"

.017 Mod
.008 IC


.025
.025
14-1/4"

1-3/8"
2-3/8"
5/16"


5 lbs 13-1/2 oz.
Yes
 
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$2600

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Holland & Holland 16g. single in very nice nick with a wonderful 30" barrel ~ SALE! $2600.00
Boxlocks
16 gauge
3457
20014
This is truly a wonderful little 16 single by the renowned maker Holland & Holland. The barrels are in excellent condition, tight on face, and bright and shiny.

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Boxlock

No
Steel
30"


2 1/2" nitro

.024 full



.036
14 3/4" ( 12 3/4" to start of extension)

1 9/16"
2"
5/16"


4 lbs. 14.5 oz.
Yes
 
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$2400

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Henry Monk Simply Elegant 16g boxlock in Great Condition
Boxlocks
16 gauge
3828
6008
What a great little 16 gauge and ever so light at 5 lbs. 14.5 oz.! We do not often hear a lot about Henry Monk shoguns but they have been with us a long time. Monks business started in Chester England in 1868 and extended until 2000 according to Nigel browns "British Gunmakers Volume II."

This gun features extensive remaining case hardening, 90% or better. The blacking on the barrels is also 85-90% or better.

This will make some one an excellent upland double.

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Boxlock

No
Steel
28"
2-1/2"

2 1/2"

.024 full
.002 Near Cylinder


.026
.025
14 5/8" ( 14"original wood and 5/8" checkered horn butt)

1 1/2"
2 1/8"
1/8"


5 lbs. 14.5 oz.
Yes
 
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$2400

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Alfred Field Nice Little British 16 gauge! Great New Price!
Boxlocks
16 gauge
3843
52576
This little and well balanced 16g. would make a super upland bird gun. Solid, tight as a drum, well balanced, and pointy. A superb little British double for the money.

*Note the great extra features in side clips and the hidden third bite Greener cross bolt, and a leather covered pad as well as 2 3/4" proofs.

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Boxlock

No
Steel
27.5"
2 3/4"

2 3/4"

.014 Mod
.008 IC


.034
.034
15" (13 7/8" original wood)

1 7/16"
2 1/8"
1/8"


6 lbs. 3 oz.
Yes
 
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$2200

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Charles Osborne Sweet Little 16g. English Boxlock!
Boxlocks
16 gauge
3575
80981
A long length of pull, great stock dimensions, and a popular barrel length are some of the many attributes of this little 16g.

This will make someone in the very near future a very happy upland bird camper!

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boxlock ejector

Yes
Steel
28"
2 1/2"

2 1/2"

.023 full in 16g.
Cylinder


.035
.036
15"

1 9/16"
2 3/16"
5/16"


6 lbs. 3 oz.
Yes
 
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$2100

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Cogswell & Harrison 16g. with great choking and stock dimensions for upland or more......
Boxlocks
16 gauge
3544
54530
This is a nice little 16g. that is field ready. Note the bolstered fences and great stock dimensions. The chokes are set up to bring home the birds. I would write more but my dog just rolled in a dead deer carcass and I have to give him a bath as he majorly stinking up my office.
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Box lock ejector

Yes
Steel
27.5" (70 cm)


2 1/2"

.016 Mod
.004 Skeet


.031
.031
14 7/8" ( 14 1/8" original wood)

1 1/2"
2 3/16"
3/8"


6 lbs. 1.5 oz.
Yes
 
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$1900

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E. M. Reilly 16g. with nice long 30" barrels
Boxlocks
16 gauge
3198
140451
Nice long barrels on this simple but in a way rather elegant 16. This would make an exceptional upland bird gun.
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boxlock

No
Steel
30"


2 1/2"

.028 full
Cyl.


.042
.042
14 3/4" (14" original wood)

1 5/8"
2 9/16"
7/16"


6 lbs. 5 oz.
Yes
 
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$1900

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Manufrance Ideal Grade 2 with nice long barrels and LOP
Boxlocks
16 gauge
3559
30318
Very pretty wood (a restock) on this little Ideal with nice long barrels. This grade does not feature the rising bite featured on some higher grade Ideal guns but it does have the classic double under-bite with the true trigger plate action. I see some epoxy bedding material in places where the wood meets the action but this will not in anyway affect performance and allows us to sell this gun at a much reduced price.

There is some light pitting in the bores which could be removed but if it were me I would take this light lady afield just as she is and enjoy her doing what she does best.

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Trigger Plate

No
Steel
29"


2 1/2"

.038 extra full
.004 Skeet


.029
.028
14 9/16"to a checkered butt

1 3/8"
2 7/16"
3/8"


5 lbs. 10 oz.
Yes
 
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$1800

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Manufrance Ideal Round action in 16g. ~ a true trigger plate round action from France , an excellent value and super light!
Boxlocks
16 gauge
3155
15069
Do you like French wine and food like myself? If so you might consider a classic French double. The Manufrance "Ideal" with its amazing rising bite is a great choice.

Nicely restocked with good dimensions, great wall thickness, and solid chokes, this true trigger plate round action has a lot to offer. There is very light pitting in the bores which could easily be removed (or left and shoot it as is as I would do). Featuring the classic "eye glass" trigger guard and nice long 29" chopper lump barrels. I love how these guns open by pulling back on the lever behind the trigger guard which is very ergonomic.

If you know me, you will know I love these guns. Give me a call and I would be glad to let you know why.

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trigger plate round action

No
Steel
29"


2 1/2"

.028 full
.006 Skeet 1


.028
.030
14 1/4"

1 9/16"
2 7/16"
1/4"


5 lb. 2.5 oz.
Yes
 
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$1800

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Army and Navy C.S.L. 16 g for a great price!
Boxlocks
16 gauge
3543
21698
Great dimensions and very light this will make some one a super upland bird gun without breaking the piggy bank. Its not fancy but balances well and would be a joy to carry.

We can open up the right barrel to IC or less for only $75.00 to make a great combination.

.016 left and .003 right is my favorite combo!

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Box lock ejector

Yes
Sleeved
26"


2 1/2"

.016 Mod
.016 Mod


.032
.032
14 1/2" ( 13 3/4" wood)

1 9/16"
2 1/4"
1/4"


5 lbs. 13.5 oz.
Yes
 
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$1800

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Charlin 16g. with Classic French Sliding Breech
Boxlocks
16 gauge
3860
60786
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Sliding breech

No
Steel
27"
2 1/2"

2 1/2"

.027 full
.016 Mod


.023
.022
14 7/8"

1 9/16"
2 7/16"
3/8"


6 lbs. 4.5 oz.
Yes
 
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$1300

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H. & T. C. Godfrey ~ Small maker Birmingham England Boxlock for a super price
Boxlocks
16 gauge
3635
54124
This 16 has modern stock dimensions. It may not make the centerfold in the latest gun magazine but it will perform as it is tight on face and field ready. It would be a fun one to clean up with a new oil finish and barrel black or alternatively do nothing to it, appreciate its patina and experience, and enjoy it as is in the field.
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No
Steel
28"
2 1/2"

NP 1 oz. 2 1/2"

.030 full
Cyl.


.028
.032
15 7/16" rubber pad (14 1/4" original wood)

1 1/2"
2" (end of wood)
1/8"


6 lbs. 7 oz.
Yes
 
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$1200

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Fred Williams English boxlock 16g with long barrels ~ bargain of the week at $1200 with free shipping if purchased before Christmas!
Boxlocks
16 gauge
3375
155773
This is a solid little 16 from England with pretty good dimensions and long 30" barrels. Yes, rather plain but a bargain at the price.
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Boxlock

No
Steel
30"


2 3/4" NP

.022 full
Cylinder


.035
.035
14 1/4"

1 1/2"
2 5/16"
3/8"


6 lbs. 7 oz.
Yes
 
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$0

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Manufrance
Boxlocks
16 gauge
626
WANTED! I am looking for Manufrance Ideal's in all grades and any condition. Give me a call! 509 -665 -7675
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Round trigger plate

No
Steel
28-30

















 
No Photo

$0

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Manufrance 16 ga. Francaise d'Armes de St. Etienne L'Ideal
Boxlocks
16 gauge
2628
152
Manufrance double trigger guards, slight pitting on both barrels, barrels needs re-browning, stock needs checkering, solid but needs a little work and care.
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Round action box lock

No
Damascus
28 3/8"


2 1/2" Black powder

.012
.005


.023
.015
13 3/4"

1 13/16"
3"

1/8"

5 lbs. 11 oz.
No
 
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$2800

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J.Blanch and Son (London)
Boxlocks
20 gauge
3532
6193
Light with modern drop dimensions this little 20g. will make someone a great bird gun and will be a joy to carry.

J. Blanch serial numbers were destroyed in WWII but references of dated guns give us an idea of age. It is believed that the company was at serial number 6000 in 1900 so this gun was probably made just shy of WWI.

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Box lock ejector

Yes
Steel
28-1/8"


2-1/2

.018
.010


.030
.029
14-3/8" (13-3/8 wood)

1 1/2"
2"
5/16"


5 lbs. 10 oz
Yes
 
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$2000

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Birmingham English Anson & Deeley Boxlock with barrels by William Ford ~ Ford was known for their excellent barrels
Boxlocks
20 gauge
3763
23645
This is a very nice little Birmingham English boxlock. It is tight on face and ready for the field.
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Boxlock

No
Steel
27"
2 3/4"

2 3/4"

.021 full
.004 Skeet


.032
.037
14 1/2"

1 9/16"
2 1/2"
1/4"


5 lbs. 13.5 oz.
Yes
 
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$1900

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Army and Navy C.S.L. Engish 20 gauge that will make a great little upland bird gun for its next owner ~ Look out Doves Also!
Boxlocks
20 gauge
3531
26647
Light and lively this little 20 is a great deal for the man or woman that wants a very handy bird gun for the field. An exceptional price on this little double as it is hard for us to find 20g. English guns in this price point.
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Box lock

No
Sleeved
28-1/16
2-1/2"

2-1/2" 1960 Birmingham England

.029 full
.011 IC


.025
.029
14-9/16" (wood) 13" (original wood)

1-5/8"
2-9/16"
5/8"


5lbs. 11oz
Yes
 
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$7400

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H.Hodgson of Bury, St. Edmunds &Ipswich
Boxlocks
28 gauge
3850
5515
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Box lock ejector

Yes
Steel
28"
2-1/2" with long for

2 1/2"

.032 full
Cyl.


.034
.034
14 5/8"

1 1/2"
2 5/16"
3/16"


5 lbs. 3 oz.
Yes
 
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$11000

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Stunning Three barrel shotgun from Belgium with three triggers! This gun comes up and swings great! High quality and condition!
Boxlocks
Caliber
3690
8397
Just imagine showing up at the shooting party with this rubenesque lovely piece of gun making. I have seen the scotch glasses all put down as everyone in the room wanted to hold and “ooh” and “ah” over it. This shotgun looks a bit of behemoth but in reality it is not at all. Your friends would be amazed on how well it is balanced, so well it feels much lighter and handy than you would ever guess. I love that it has three triggers. How about a quickie triple on South Dakota roosters?

I was present on a wild bird hunt in eastern Oregon where I saw this gun take a limit of pheasant and Hungarian partridge on the same day. A sight to behold!

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Box lock

No
Steel
27.25"
2-1/2"

2 1/2"

.032 full
.002 Near Cylinder/ Bottom barrel .034 full


.027
.028 , Bottom .024
15 3/8" ( 14 3/8" original wood)

1 7/16"
2 3/16"
3/8"


8 lbs. 8 oz.
Yes
 
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$3900

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Merkel 12g. O/U with extra set of Over 12g. / .222 Remington shotgun/rifle barrels with Zeiss claw based quick release scope
Boxlocks
Caliber
3642
71879
Diatal 4x32 8 lbs. 9 oz. with scope and combo barrels This is a great combo for the bird hunter and game hunter. Not often found in American calibers the .222 Remington is available and well respected. The 28" shotgun barrels are in excellent condition and ready to take out clays and ringnecks!
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Box lock ejector

Yes
Steel
28"
2 3/4"

12 g. and also .222 Remington

O = .040 extra full
U = .029 full


O = .032
U = .035
14 7/8" (14 3/8" original wood)

1 7/16"
2 7/16"
1/4"


7 lbs.
Yes
 
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$3200

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Greifelt, Suhl O/U 12 ga./8x57mm
Boxlocks
Caliber
2608
38193
A very nice pre WWII combination gun by one of Germany's greatest makers. The 8x57JR ammunition is quite easy to get and not expensive to shoot. Quite a good amount of case color on this gun.
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Boxlock O/U 12 ga./rifle

No
Steel
25 1/2"


12 ga. 2.3/4"

.044



.033
14"






6 lbs. 6 oz.
Yes
 
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$2200

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German Drilling in 16/16/9.3x72R with Super Game Scene Engraving
Boxlocks
Caliber
3846
1449
This gun has seen use but still has lots of life left in it. The shotgun bores have a little frosting but are basically bright and the rifle bore is bright with strong rifling. This is a very functional drilling at a price where one can afford to hunt with it.
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Trigger Plate (Blitz)

No
Steel
26 3/4"
2 3/4"

X

.029 full
.018 Mod


.034
.034
14 1/8" (13 5/8" wood)

1 5/8"
2 3/4"
1/4"


6 lbs. 15.5 oz.
Yes

Drillings, Double Rifles, and Rifles

 
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$3600

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Merkel combo in 12g. over 6.5x57R - one of my favorite deer cartridges!
Drillings, Double Rifles, and Rifles
12 gauge
2611
58925
Proofed in August of 1963 this well made gun has excellent bores and is very tight. The double under bite lockup also has the double Kirsten barrel extensions that Merkel is famous for on its higher grade guns. The 6.5x57R round is one of my favorites as it is low recoil and fast and accurate. Based on the 8mm Mauser case this round can be purchased or easily reloaded. It is similar to the 257 Roberts but was invented by the Germans at least 20 years earlier!
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scalloped boxlock on a trigger plate action

Yes
Steel
26"


12g 2 3/4" and 6.5x57R

.048 extra full



Over/ .035
14 1/2"






7 lbs. 6 oz.
Yes
 
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$12600

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Charles Boswell Double rifle in excellent condition and ready for Africa! Super New Price on a Proven Dangerous Game Rifle
Drillings, Double Rifles, and Rifles
Caliber
3209
15472
Recently back from Africa where it was proven on Cape Buffalo and Zebra (see pictures) this classic is in very nice solid original condition with nice bores. The Rifle includes dies, brass, and some loaded rounds ready for blood.
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Boxlock

No
Steel
26"


450-400 3 1/4" Nitro Express

NA
NA


NA
NA
14 3/4" over BEST leather pad ( 13 7/8" original wood)






10 lbs 2.5 oz.
Yes
 
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$11000

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Stunning Three barrel shotgun from Belgium with three triggers! This gun comes up and swings great! High quality and condition!
Drillings, Double Rifles, and Rifles
Caliber
3690
8397
Just imagine showing up at the shooting party with this rubenesque lovely piece of gun making. I have seen the scotch glasses all put down as everyone in the room wanted to hold and “ooh” and “ah” over it. This shotgun looks a bit of behemoth but in reality it is not at all. Your friends would be amazed on how well it is balanced, so well it feels much lighter and handy than you would ever guess. I love that it has three triggers. How about a quickie triple on South Dakota roosters?

I was present on a wild bird hunt in eastern Oregon where I saw this gun take a limit of pheasant and Hungarian partridge on the same day. A sight to behold!

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Box lock

No
Steel
27.25"
2-1/2"

2 1/2"

.032 full
.002 Near Cylinder/ Bottom barrel .034 full


.027
.028 , Bottom .024
15 3/8" ( 14 3/8" original wood)

1 7/16"
2 3/16"
3/8"


8 lbs. 8 oz.
Yes
 
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$9000

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Charles Osborne Double rifle with great bores and on the End of Summer Sale!
Drillings, Double Rifles, and Rifles
Caliber
3614
NVN
reinforced frame, bushed firing pins, nice bores Cordite 60 -400 MAX Chopper lump barrels
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Box lock

No
Steel
28"
3 1/4"

450 - 400 3 1/4"

NA
NA


NA
NA
14 3/8" (13 3/8" original wood)






10 lbs. 7.5 oz.
Yes
 
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$8600

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W. Locke and Co. 465 NItro Express Double Rifle - Built by Westley Richards for Locke ~ crazy sale!!
Drillings, Double Rifles, and Rifles
Caliber
2479
95892
Walter Locke rifles were made for them by Westley Richards. This gun is suitable for any dangerous game, Jumbo on down. The bore is excellent. This would make an excellent working rifle to take to Africa. Notice the extra heavy reinforced barrels and the 10 lbs. 8 oz. weight. The gun is very well made and features disk set strikers, large double under lugs and Greener style cross bolt safety third bite. Our double rifle gunsmith Ken Owen checked the regulation and supplied the load given on the target shown here. A great shooting large bore English double rifle.
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Boxlock

No
Steel
26"


.465 NE , regulated for Cordite - 75 and the 480g bullet

NA
NA


NA
NA
14 1/16" including the 1" pad (13 1/8" original wood)






10 lbs. 8 oz.
Yes
 
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$6600

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Holland & Holland Super Rare Fields Patent Falling Block Rifle in Classic and easy to shoot .303 British ~ Super new price
Drillings, Double Rifles, and Rifles
Caliber
3764
19548
This would be a fabulous rifle to carry and hunt with! The bore is very good or better with strong rifling and relatively bright for its age.

I have been told they built very few rifles on this action.

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Falling Block

No
Steel
28 "
NA

.303

NA
NA


NA
NA
14 3/4"






7 lbs. 13 oz.
No
 
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$5800

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Holland & Holland 500 BPE Double Rifle
Drillings, Double Rifles, and Rifles
Caliber
3847
6060
This Holland has the Holland shallow rifling. There is some light pitting in the bores but they are basically bright. She locks up tight! It is marked on the left side for 4 1/4" Drams for the 3" case.
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Jones under lever with back action and rebounding locks

No
Steel
28"
3"


500

NA
NA


NA
NA
14 1/4" ( 13 1/4" wood)






9 lbs.
No
 
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$5400

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Cogswell & Harrison .375 2.5" chamber double rifle with interesting history and ready to shoot! Super New Price! Call for some super history!
Drillings, Double Rifles, and Rifles
Caliber
3757
42018
With nice bores on this almost dainty little double rifle from 1907 this would make an excellent rifle in the field. No fancy engraving, no fancy walnut, just a girl next door, the smart one, that feels great between the hands even after a long day afield.

Yes, the gun has had its butt stock restocked. It is a very nice job. I guess the first 100 years wore out the first one or perhaps a camel stepped on it.

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Boxlock

No
Steel
25 1/4"
2-1/2"

375 2.5" Nitro

NA
NA


NA
NA
14 1/8" to checkered steel butt plate






8 lbs. 13.5 oz.
Yes
 
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$5300

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Rigby & Co. .275 HV ~ Own a true British Classic in a super caliber (it is the British name for the 7mm Mauser)
Drillings, Double Rifles, and Rifles
Caliber
3855
3701
This classic has been nicely restored in England and has a very nice bore. Karamojo Bell it is said shot near 1000 elephants with this round.

From Rigby records:

No.3701 Mauser number 4300 Mauser Sporting HV Best Major Honorable F. Galhorne Hardy (hard to read) 23 August 1911 7lbs 8oz .275 H.V. 25" barrel 14 1/2" stock length Sighting - "Ivory bead std + 2 lvs No2 V. 1.3.400" £12/12

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bolt

No
Steel
24"
NA

.275 HV

NA
NA


NA
NA
14 1/2"






7 lbs. 10 oz.
Yes
 
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$5000

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John Dickson & Son of Edinburgh Black Powder Express (BPE) Double rifle
Drillings, Double Rifles, and Rifles
Caliber
3721
2796
I believe this early Dickson is quite rare. I have had many vintage Dickson's over the years but this is the first double rifle. She is sound, tight, and in shooting condition despite her un-restored condition.

The Bores are not perfect having some pitting here and there but the rifling is sharp and the bore bright. I believe she will shoot very well. In fact, if she does not, I will take the rifle back for a full refund! (within a limited time of course :))

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Jones under lever with back action with non- rebounding locks

No
Steel
28"
3 1/4"


450

NA
NA


NA
NA
14 7/8" to heel and toe clips






8 lbs. 2 oz.
No
 
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$4000

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Westley Richards single shot .303 cal.
Drillings, Double Rifles, and Rifles
Caliber
3881
6573
This is the classic falling block that was so very successful for Westley Richards. The bore is very nice. The action is pretty much in the white with some gray.

This would be a fun one to hunt with as is, or restore and perhaps upgrade with engraving and fancy wood.

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.303 British single shot rifle

Yes
Steel
25 1/2 "(65 cm)
NA

.303

NA
NA


NA
NA
14 1/2"






6 lbs. 15.5 oz.
No
 
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$3900

CONTACT

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Merkel 12g. O/U with extra set of Over 12g. / .222 Remington shotgun/rifle barrels with Zeiss claw based quick release scope
Drillings, Double Rifles, and Rifles
Caliber
3642
71879
Diatal 4x32 8 lbs. 9 oz. with scope and combo barrels This is a great combo for the bird hunter and game hunter. Not often found in American calibers the .222 Remington is available and well respected. The 28" shotgun barrels are in excellent condition and ready to take out clays and ringnecks!
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Box lock ejector

Yes
Steel
28"
2 3/4"

12 g. and also .222 Remington

O = .040 extra full
U = .029 full


O = .032
U = .035
14 7/8" (14 3/8" original wood)

1 7/16"
2 7/16"
1/4"


7 lbs.
Yes
 
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$3800

CONTACT

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Westley Richards Classic English Safari Rifle in 9mm Mauser
Drillings, Double Rifles, and Rifles
Caliber
3857
42400
This classic Westley is in 9x57 which I understand has the same case as the 8x57. Anyone tell me if the 8mm cases can be expanded and used for reloading?

The bore is in very good condition.

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bolt

No
Steel
26"
NA

9mm Mauser

NA
NA


NA
NA
14 3/4"






8 lbs. 1 oz.
Yes
 
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$3200

CONTACT

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Greifelt, Suhl O/U 12 ga./8x57mm
Drillings, Double Rifles, and Rifles
Caliber
2608
38193
A very nice pre WWII combination gun by one of Germany's greatest makers. The 8x57JR ammunition is quite easy to get and not expensive to shoot. Quite a good amount of case color on this gun.
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Boxlock O/U 12 ga./rifle

No
Steel
25 1/2"


12 ga. 2.3/4"

.044



.033
14"






6 lbs. 6 oz.
Yes
 
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$2800

CONTACT

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Holland and Holland .295 Rook Rifle with super round action
Drillings, Double Rifles, and Rifles
Caliber
2952
10065
This little Holland with its rounded action is really a rifle of elegance and beauty. The rifling is strong with some pitting forward of the chamber but then cleans up bright and crisp all the way to the muzzle. It is getting much harder for us to find original examples like this.
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single shot rook rifle

No
Steel
26"









14 1/2" end of steel butt






5 lbs. 7 oz.
No
 
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$2600

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James Woodward .300 Rook Rifle in Wonderful Condition ~
Drillings, Double Rifles, and Rifles
Caliber
3250
6176
James Woodward made very few guns and this is the only rook rifle I have ever seen from them. It is in remarkable condition with tons of original case hardening. And yes, the bore is great!
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No
Steel
26



.300 Rook






14 1/2






5 lbs 4 oz
No
 
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$2400

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Krieghoff drilling in 12/12/9.3x72R ~ Pre war and quality
Drillings, Double Rifles, and Rifles
Caliber
3313
11225
This classic Krieghoff has seen a fair amount of field use having very little case hardening remaining, now mostly gray. The bores are bright with sharp rifling on the 9.3x72R so the gun should shoot well in both shotgun and rifle mode. I estimate the gun to be built between 1910 and 1921.
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blitz (trigger plate)

No
Steel
23.5" (60 cm)


2 1/2"

.035 full
.035 full


.035
.035
13 3/8"

1 1/2"
3"
1/4"


7 lbs 3 oz.
Yes
 
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$2200

CONTACT

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Holland and Holland of London Rook rifle in original .250 caliber - great bore and price!
Drillings, Double Rifles, and Rifles
Caliber
2810
8773
Nice bore on this very original classic. I love the octagon barrel and classic stocking with a horn grip cap.
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side lever breech

No
Steel
26"



.250

NA
NA


NA
NA
14 5/8"






5 lbs. 7.5 oz.
No
 
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$2200

CONTACT

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German Drilling in 16/16/9.3x72R with Super Game Scene Engraving
Drillings, Double Rifles, and Rifles
Caliber
3846
1449
This gun has seen use but still has lots of life left in it. The shotgun bores have a little frosting but are basically bright and the rifle bore is bright with strong rifling. This is a very functional drilling at a price where one can afford to hunt with it.
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Trigger Plate (Blitz)

No
Steel
26 3/4"
2 3/4"

X

.029 full
.018 Mod


.034
.034
14 1/8" (13 5/8" wood)

1 5/8"
2 3/4"
1/4"


6 lbs. 15.5 oz.
Yes
 
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$2100

CONTACT

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Army & Navy Rook rifle in fabulous condition, marble cake wood, case colors, and mint bore! Comes with dies, cases, and bullets! What a great gift!
Drillings, Double Rifles, and Rifles
Caliber
3803
64888
This petite flower is in wonderful condition and comes ready for loading and shooting. Bore and rifling is near perfect having been lined professionally.
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Side lever single shot

No
Steel
26"
NA


32-20

NA
NA


NA
NA
14 1/2"






4 lbs. 15.25 oz.
No
 
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$1800

CONTACT

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James Burrow .300 Rook rifle with dies, brass, and loads in wonderful restored condition ~ What a nice present for someone special :)
Drillings, Double Rifles, and Rifles
Caliber
3802
44925
James Burrow of 116 Fishgate Preston. I do know this maker as we have had several shotguns from them over the years. Near perfect bore.
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sidelever single shot

No
Steel

NA


.300

NA
NA


NA
NA
14 1/2"






6 lbs. 2.75 oz.
No
 
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$1800

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John Dickson of Edinburgh single shot rifle in its makers case ! Nice wood! New Great Price from this great Scottish maker!
Drillings, Double Rifles, and Rifles
Caliber
3304
4829
This very original Dickson rook rifle with its original case is in very nice condition. The rifling is strong although there is some pitting just forward of the chamber. I particularly like the forward underlever and the interesting side safety. Donald Dallas's book on Dickson dates this gun to August 1896.
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push forward underlever

No
Steel
26"



.300

NA
NA


NA
NA
14 5/16"






5 lb. 2.5 oz.
No
 
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$900

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Sylvester, London, English rook rifle
Drillings, Double Rifles, and Rifles
Caliber
2405
NVN
Bore has some very light pitting in places but over all very bright with sharp rifling. We are unsure of case length but bug me and I will make a chamber cast!
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side lever

No
Steel
27 7/8"



.360

NA
NA


NA
NA
14 7/16"






6 lbs. 1.5 oz.
No
 
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$900

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W.W. Greener "Sharp Shooters Club" Mark I 310 Cadet Single Shot Rifle on the very small martini action ~ RARE Commercial take down model!
Drillings, Double Rifles, and Rifles
Caliber
3834
010714
These are really cool little rifles. If your not familiar with the history of these they were the brain child of W.W. Greener himself. Read a great article about them at: https://www.ssusa.org/articles/2018/7/26/310-martini-cadet-the-little-rifle-that-could/

You might note that in the article the commercially marketed true W.W. Greener rifles and in a take down are not even mentioned. This is because they are so rare.

The bore has very strong rifling with some light pitting just forward of the chamber but then cleans up very nice forward all the way to muzzle so it should shoot very well.

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Martini

No
Steel
26"
NA

310 - 6 tons per square inch

NA
NA


NA
NA
14"






5 lbs. 13 oz.
No
 
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$0

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Mannlicher Schonauer 1903 6.5 - I am looking for a really nice original stock example...
Drillings, Double Rifles, and Rifles
Caliber
2832
Model 1903
I am looking for a friend for a really nice example of a Model 1903 Mannlicher Schonauer. If you have one give me a ring! Kirby 509 665 7675
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No
Damascus
Carbine preferred but open


6.5

NA
NA


NA
NA
14" plus

NA
NA
NA
NA

open
No

Men's Collectibles

 
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$600

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Hosford and Co. Wall thickness gauge
Men's Collectibles
10 gauge
1158
This wall thickness gauge, complete with table clamping barrel vise, is the most accurate wall thickness gauge that we are aware of for the money (the next more accurate gauge is digital and costs over 2K). This gauge will measure 4 gauge through .410. It may look intimidating to use but let me assure you it is not. The secret and success of this gauge is in that the barrels are easily held suspended by the table clamped barrel vise. The gauge, once zeroed is slid over the barrel and quite easily moved back and forth while one just watches the gauge to read the actual barrel wall thickness. There is no math to do. The ingenious barrel holder allows you to easily rotate the barrels allowing you access to areas of the barrel near the ribs. On the vertical gauge this is quite difficult but on this gauge very easy. This gauge also has the feature of a finer pointed tip on the gauge allowing you to measure inside many pits. I cannot stress the value of having a quality wall thickness gauge if one is a serious collector and purchaser of high end double guns. THE FIRST GUN YOU REFUSE AS A RESULT OF USING THIS GAUGE PAYS FOR THE GAUGE MANY TIMES OVER. If you do not understand the significance of the last sentence, please reread it. We will not make any significant money selling these gauges. It is our intent to have educated buyers. It is our belief that our client’s best interests are also ours. Most all of our best clients already have this gauge but I would like to see all of our clients with one. These gauges were designed and hand built by Jon Hosford, a natural engineer, double gun lover, collector, and wing shooter (not to mention his appetite for fine red wine, scotch, and good food!)

See Jon's gauge in use and learn how to use it on youtube by typing in a search on youtube: “Hosford & Co., Shotgun barrel gauge, Part 1” or clicking this url: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1jQZn4kohH4
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No
Damascus


















No
 
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$1500

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Turkish Walnut suitable for BEST GUNS
Men's Collectibles
Other
134
This is but an example of the near 100 blanks I have in inventory, prices range from $200 to $3000. I only sell dry wood ready for stocking and all include matching forends. I hand select each stock in Europe and I love every minute of it as this wood is outstanding! New Inventory now! Call me!
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No
Damascus


















No
 
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$400

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Vintage English matched pair case for 30" barrels
Men's Collectibles
Other
2834
Nice condition on the outside but does need cleaning. The interior has been relined with new great material.
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No
Damascus


















No
 
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$225

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Nigel Browns "British Gunmakers" and his companion book "British Gunmakers Volume II Birmingham, Scotland, and the Regions"
Men's Collectibles
Other
3236
These two volumes I use in the shop on a daily basis to learn about the makers and an immense help in dating the guns. No other pair of books provides so much information. A must have for anyone interested in British sporting arms. $15.00 shipping (they are heavy!) These books are new.
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No
Damascus


















No

Rust & Dust

 
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$600

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Manufrance "Ideal" grade "2R" in need of restoration but with solid barrels ~ This is the French round action trigger plate
Rust & Dust
12 gauge
2387
44825
This has been rather amateur stocked at least in the butt. The hidden sling is missing and needs a butt plate or pad. The barrels show some pitting but I believe would clean up as you could remove .005 from each and they should be clean. The top two tang screws need replacing. This was a project I never got too and worthy . I am open to trades.:)
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trigger plate

No
Steel
25 1/2 "(65 cm)


2 1/2"

.035 extra full
.022 Mod towards full


.032
.030
14 1/8"

1 5/8"
2 3/4"
1/16"


5 lbs. 15 oz.
Yes
 
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$0

CONTACT

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English Maker, Single shot 12 ga. Damascus
Rust & Dust
12 gauge
3012
Missing firing pin and mechanism, shallow pitting in barrel, Unknown maker
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single shot

No
Damascus
25 1/2"


NP 2 1/2"

Full



.041
14" to end of plastic, 13 3/4" end of wood

1 3/8"
2"
1/4"


4 lbs. 13 oz.
No

Other Shotguns

 
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$12900

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A Hickfang of Hameln, 3 barrel 16 ga.!!! Light and handles super!~ New Price!
Other Shotguns
16 gauge
2887
NVN
Interesting design and will entice one to collect a limit (South Dakota three bird) on the first rise. The barrels are 30" and the gun balances like a dream and it only weighs 6 lbs. 14 oz., I do not know how they did it! Helium in the stock?
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boxlock

No
Steel
30"


Nitro Proof 2 1/2"

.025 full and .030 full
.020 full


.035 L and .030 R
.030 (under)
13 1/2"

1 5/8"
3"
0"


6 lbs. 14 oz.
Yes
 
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$4294967295

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Dart!
Other Shotguns
Other
1570
Dart is priceless and covers the dog and bird hunting aspects of Vintagedoubles. He is our hero in the field, being an incredible pointer with the best nose of any dog I have ever hunted over. We seem to have a problem keeping him off the kitchen counters if there are any tasty morsels left there.... ....No one is perfect!
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No
Damascus


















Yes

Left-handed Guns

 
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$11900

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James Purdey top lever bar in wood ~ Purdey letter states that this gun was completed in 1878 for Lord Ormathwaite as one of a trio
Left-handed Guns
12 gauge
3550
10184
One of a trio this fine Purdey was completed in 1878 for Lord Ormathwaite and was later owned by the Honorable Gerald Walsh. See Purdey letter in the photo's.

Stunning marble cake wood and balance and very modern dimensions make this a very desirable Purdey. I am especially enamored with the bar in wood action, the most difficult to stock and the most expensive choice in the Purdey catalog.

*Note this gun still retains its full and full chokes allowing the new owner to easily have them opened to any favorite combination. We can arrange for this at no extra charge.

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top lever bar in wood

No
Steel
30
2 1/2"

2 1/2"

.026 full
.026 full


.020
.026
14"

1 5/8"
2"
0


6 lbs. 10 oz.
No
 
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$4600

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Mortimer and Sons of Edinburgh Scotland 16g. Side Lever hammer Double with Great 30" Nitro Damascus Barrels
Left-handed Guns
16 gauge
3752
1346
As many of you may know I am a big fan of 16g. hammer guns. This Scottish built gun has tons to offer with nitro proofs, stunning 30" Damascus barrels, and of course the classic side lever action. I like this shotgun!

*You south paws out there note that this great little gun has no cast so could be good for a right or a left handed shooter.

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back action side lever with non rebounding locks

No
Damascus
30"
2-1/2"

2 1/2"

.004 Skeet
Cyl.


.040
.045
14 1/4" to thin steel butt plate

1 1/2"
2 5/16"
0


6 lbs. 9 oz.
No





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