Hammerless Sidelocks

 
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W.C. Scott Massive 10g with excellent 32" barrels
Hammerless Sidelocks
10 gauge
3906
43551
Great wall thickness and chokes will make this classic and long barreled Scott a great waterfowl or wild Turkey gun. *Note the beautiful wood and Damascus pattern.

This gun shows well the classic Scott patent of the crystal window cocking indicators. The glass window allows one to see the gold plated hammer when the gun is cocked. When fired the window is dark. I have always thought this feature to be way cool!

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back action side lock

No
Damascus
32"
2 7/8"


2 7/8"

.024 Mod-full
.024 Mod-full


.035
.032
14 1/8"

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


9 lbs. 2 oz.
No
 
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$60000

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Boss & Co Best Quality Matched Pair with side lever opening ~ Super rare and beautiful! This listing shows pictures and data of gun number "2"
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
3890
5194
This is a super opportunity that will probably never come again. I have only seen a couple of other Boss pairs with the coveted side lever in 20 years and those were in England and not for sale.

If you know Boss guns then you know that they are the senior member of a very short list of the worlds greatest gun makers.

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Sidelock Ejector

Yes
Steel
30


2 1/2

.008 IC
.008 IC


.021
.022
15 3/8 (14 3/4 to original wood)

1 7/16
2 1/8
3/16


6 lbs 14 oz
Yes
 
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$60000

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Boss & Co Best Quality Matched Pair with side lever opening ~ Super rare and beautiful! This listing shows pictures and data of gun number "1"
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
3889
5193
This is a super opportunity that will probably never come again. I have only seen a couple of other Boss pairs with the coveted side lever in 20 years and those were in England and not for sale.

If you know Boss guns then you know that they are the senior member of a very short list of the worlds greatest gun makers.

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Sidelock ejector

Yes
Steel
30


2 1/2

.010 IC
.010 IC


.021
.025
15 1/2 (14 1/2 to original wood)

1 7/16
2 1/8

3/16

7 lbs
Yes
 
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$17600

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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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$16500

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James MacNaughton ~ This is the rare and sought after Skeleton Frame gun which is so beautiful!
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
3982
2087
This is the highly sought after Scottish round action with the skeleton frame giving it the appearance of a bar in wood. What a joy this would be to carry on that late winter snowy pheasant hunt. Where the metal action-ed double would be ice in your hand, this lovely killing machine with mostly wood in the hand would be warm to the carry.

We have been in touch with Dickson's that have the MacNaughton records and they tell us No. 2087 was a Best Ejector, Long Lever Skeleton, Built for William Green, 31st December 1897.

Considered by many the most elegant of the Scottish guns this gun when held makes one only nod in agreement.

*This gun was bent for a left handed shot but we can easily bend it here in our shop back to a right handed cast off shooting gun.

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Trigger plate round action

Yes
Steel
28"
2 1/2"

2 1/2"

.013 IC
.006 Skeet


.030
.027
15 7/16" ( 14 3/8" original wood)

1 9/16"
2 3/16"

1/4"

7 lbs. 1 oz.
No
 
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$16500

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James Dickson Round action with superb engraving and nitro Damascus in its makers case ~ what is better than that?
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
3888
4698
Dickson records date this beautiful round action to the 9th of August 1894. Stunning nitro proofed Damascus barrels complement crisp full coverage best grade engraving.

The fit finish and balance or near perfect on this BEST gun from Edinburgh Scotland.

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Yes
Damascus
27 1/2


2 1/2 Nitro

.024 full
.006 Skeet


.024
.027
14 5/8 to wood butt

1 1/2
2 3/16
5/8


6lbs 7 oz
No
 
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$14600

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James Purdey and Sons.
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
4064
18150
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Top lever bar action with bushed firing pins and articulating front trigger.

Yes
Steel
28"
2-1/2"

2 1/2"

.035 full
.010 IC


.023
.021
13 7/8"

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


6 lbs. 8oz.
Yes
 
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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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$8600

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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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$8200

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William Powell and Sons BEST in its case with accessories ~ An incredibly beautiful shotgun with 2 3/4" Nitro proofs
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
4050
13437
I am really impressed with this William Powell. Tight on face, great stock dimensions, incredible engraving and wood, this one has it all. This would make an incredible gift, for oneself or a dear friend. Check out the case and accessories!
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Sidelock ejector

Yes
Sleeved
28"
2 3/4"

2 3/4"

.035 extra full
.015 Mod


.036
.034
15" with Leather pad (14-1/8" original wood)

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


6 lbs. 15 1/2oz.
Yes
 
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$8200

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MacNaughton of Edinburgh Classic Scottish Round Action with Stunningly beautiful and Original Damascus
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
3893
3028
This is a super elegant round action from Scotland with gorgeous nitro proofed Damascus barrels. Stunning Damascus pattern. Did I mention how beautiful these barrels are?

These trigger plate actions remove a large amount of wood from between the action so to strengthen it this gun has had a pin put cross wise across the head of the stock to prevent cracking. It was professionally and elegantly done with horn covers. The butt has a 1" horn extension.

A super price for a sound and beautiful round action.

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Trigger plate round action

Yes
Damascus
28"
2-1/2"

2 1/2"

.012 IC-Mod
.009 IC


.022
.023
15" (14" original wood)

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


6 lbs. 9.5 oz.
No
 
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$7600

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Holland & Holland Dominion in its makers case from 1948 in its makers case ~ Weighs in at 6 lbs. 2.5 oz...........
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
3892
34331
A beautifully restored Holland with current nitro proofs for 2 3/4"! This light and lithe (It weighs the same as most British 16g!) little beauty is field ready.

Check out the outstanding new case colors!

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Sidelock

Yes
Steel
28"
2 3/4"

2 3/4"

.022 full
.021 Light full


.028
.024
14 3/8" to checkered wood butt

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


6 lbs. 2.5 oz.
Yes
 
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$7600

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William Powell BEST Sidelock Ejector with Beautiful Nitro Proofed Damascus barrels in excellent condition
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
3827
10291
@1898 This Powell is a wonderful gun to hold and swing. Perfectly balanced with only a hint of barrel weight forward which is what most of us want and need for a fluid swing.

For those that are like me and appreciate the beauty of Damascus barrels this is an excellent choice. These barrels offer a stunning pattern and are in current nitro proof and field ready.

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Sidelock

Yes
Damascus
29 3/4"
2-1/2"

2 1/2"

.022 light full
.008 IC


.022
.024
14 7/8" (13 7/8" original wood)

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


6 lbs. 9 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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$5900

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Henry Atkin late of James Purdey London sidelock in its makers case, Completed in 1897 with new barrels by Grant in 1970.
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
3244
1038
This is a little grade gun is in excellent condition and comes in its makers case.

The factory records show this gun was made in 1897 for a Captain B Sheriffe. New 27" barrels with 2 3/4” chamber barrels fitted by the maker in 1970. Check out the records provided in our photographs.

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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.
No
 
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$5400

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Holland & Holland Royal Grade ~ Tight and field ready at a great price!
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
3978
12727
It is no secret I love these back action Holland Royals from the 1890's. No FFL needed so we ship direct and they handle and balance wonderfully. Own a Holland!
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Sidelock ejector

Yes
Sleeved
28"
2-1/2"

2 1/2"

.038 full
.005 Skeet 1


.032
.034
15" (14 3/16" original wood)

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


6 lbs. 14 1/2oz.
No
 
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$5400

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Charles Ingram, of Glasgow Scotland ~ A very nice and cased high quality sidelock ~ Check out the crisp Rose and Scroll
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
4057
AK56
We have had a few Charles Ingram guns over the years and I have always admired them. They were consistently of exceptional quality. I have heard in the trade they were best known in England and Scotland for their exceptional rifles but strangely enough I have never seen or possessed one, only shotguns.

This nicely cased sidelock is in wonderful condition. The rose and scroll engraving is exceptional.

For those of you that perceive you do not like shorter barrels (these are 26") I would love to put this gun in your hands to shoulder and swing. The way that it is balanced it feels like you’re swinging a long barreled gun! I have often heard woman say that length does not matter (Why were they telling me this?) and I think that in this case at least that us men should believe them.

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Sidelock ejector

Yes
Steel
26"
2-1/2"

2 1/2"

.018 Mod
.012 IC


.031
.034
14 3/8" to horn butt

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


6 lbs. 3 oz.
Yes
 
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$4900

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Joesph Lang & Son with quick release hand detachable locks!
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
3363
15337
Manufactured around 1913 this wonderful sidelock features hand detachable locks that are removed by simply lifting a small panel on each lock. Since the owner of the gun could see and clean his locks anytime Lang paid particular attention to polish and detail to the insides of these guns which resulted in beautiful lock interiors . Note the gold plating.

Joseph Lang is one of London's most respected gunmakers. He started business in 1821 and now exist as Atkin Grant & Lang. It is interesting that Joseph married one of James Purdey's daughters!

This is an extremely well made London sidelock with great dimensions, great walls, chokes and very beautiful wood. There is a wood extension but appears to be from the original stock and matches perfectly. If one did not want this we could ad up to a 1" Leather covered pad for a LOP up to 15 1/8".

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Sidelock ejector

Yes
Steel
28"


NP 2 1/2" 1 1/8 oz.

.022 full
.012 IC


.034
.035
15 1/2" end of wood butt extension(14 1/8" end or original wood)

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


6 lbs. 11 oz.
Yes
 
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$4800

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Fredrick Beesley Sidelock !
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
3981
1606
Beesley is a very old and respected name in the London gun trade. Frederick started his apprenticeship at William Moore & Grey where I am sure he worked with many of the gun makers from Joseph Manton. Men that helped begin the making of high end and quality double guns. Frederick Beesley is most famous for being the inventor of the self opening mechanism that Purdey adopted in around 1880 and and is still in use by them today.

This gun was built @ 1899 and is with its newer sleeved barrels is nitro proofed and field ready.

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Box lock ejector

Yes
Sleeved
28"
2-1/2"

2 1/2"

.040 extra full
.010 IC


.034
.036
15 1/8" rubber pad (14 1/4" wood)

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


7lbs.
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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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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$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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$4400

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W.C. Scott "Excellentia" with Stunning Engraving and Condition ~ built in 1887 ~ Great Price on this beautiful shotgun
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
3907
41132
One of the higher grades of Scott guns this is one we do not see often. It is in excellent condition! The Excellentia model was only made for four years. 1884-1888

Take a close look at the engraving as it is exceptional.

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Sidelock

No
Damascus
30"
2-1/2"


2 1/2"

.031 full
.029 full


.020
.021
14 1/4"

1 5/8"
2 3/16"
0


7 lbs. 6 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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Back action side lock

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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William Evans Sidelock of the highest quality for a super price
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
3976
15030
What a nice light William Evans Sidelock! Great barrel walls, chokes, and stock dimensions. There is not much engraving but internally this great shotgun is the same highest quality of any other Evans sidelock.
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Sidelock

Yes
Steel
28"
2 1/2"

2 1/2"

.015 Mod
.006 IC


.028
.027
14 3/8" to checkered wood butt ( Can add up to 1" pad for you tall guys)

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


6 lbs. 5 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

No
Steel
30"
2-1/2"

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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$3450

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T. Page Wood Ltd. Fine English Sidelock ~ Cased and new barrels by I.M. Crudgingtons with 2 3/4" proofs
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
3921
2304
This is a great little sidelock for a fantastic price. The gun is tight on face and field ready.

I detect a small piece of solder rolling around between the ribs. This is easily fixed.

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Sidelock

Yes
Steel
28"
2 3/4"

2 3/4"

.033 FULL
.012 IC


.031
.031
14 7/16"(13 5/8" original wood)

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


6 lbs. 13.5 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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$1800

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Mortimer & Son Edinburgh ~ Scottish Double Classic Forward Underlever
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
3903
6349
Nice little (for a 12!) gun with the classic forward underlever. Mortimer was a very respected maker from Scotland and the name is now owned by John Dickson of Edinburgh. There is small amount of pitting 10" from the muzzle of the right barrel but nothing that would not keep this gun from making a great classic shooter with the correct ammunition. This gun was London Nitro proofed in 1989 and the bores measure exactly as they did at proof.

*Note the great dimensions!

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Sidelock

No
Damascus
29 3/4"
2-1/2" with long for

2 1/2"

.020 Mod to light full
.008 IC


.019
.023
14 3/8"

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


6 lbs. 8.5 oz.
No
 
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$1600

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Army & Navy 12 ga. Sidelock ~
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
3470
57519
This is a well made gun but has had some stock modifications done by a professional to fit a specific shooter. It would make a great restock project or just shoot it as it is. The current dimensions are very modern. It would also for the artisan be fun to try grain painting and make the stock changes invisible.
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Sidelock ejector

Yes
Steel
30"


2 1/2" nitro

.036 full
.003 skeet 1


.034
.028
14 3/4" (13 3/4" original wood)

1 3/8"
2"
5/16"


6 lbs. 8 oz.
Yes
 
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$1500

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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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$1500

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Arthur Allen Sidelock ~ an entry level vintage English double and as sidelock at that!
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
3639
23148
This is a shooter as is or would make a great restoration project. The barrel blue is thin. I detect it is ever so slightly off face as with the forend off I can barely detect the slightest wiggle.

On the positive side the barrels ring true and are sound. The wood would be quite beautiful if given a new authentic oil finish.

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Sidelock

No
Steel
30"
2-1/2"

2 1/2"

.027 Full
Cyl.


.036
.025`
14 1/8"

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


7 lbs.
Yes
 
No Photo

$1200

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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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$0

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A Chapu ~ Stunning French BEST quality
Hammerless Sidelocks
12 gauge
3967
5898
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Sidelock ejector

Yes
Steel
29 1/8"
2 3/4"

2 3/4"

.022 full
.010 IC


.024
.023
15 1/2"

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


7 lbs. 3 oz.
Yes
 
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$4200

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William Evans 16g. Sidelock Ejector with Original Evans Makers Case ~Sale!- 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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$1800

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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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$50000

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Boss & Co. 20 bore SLE ~ This is a chance to own the very best of the best real estate in the double gun world! Time to Jump and own the best
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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$3600

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Army and Navy Sidelock with beautiful 30" barrels and a long LOP!
Hammerless Sidelocks
20 gauge
3968
27034
I really like this little 20g.. It is so rare to find 30" barrels on a 20g. and to find them on a sidelock is extremely rare.

Note the great bird hunting chokes and the beautiful wood and their excellent dimensions for many. The LOP may be a little long for some but is very easy to make the LOP shorter.

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No
Steel
30"
2 1/2"

2 1/2"

.012 Mod
.008 IC


.030
.028
15" ( 14" or original wood)

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


5 lbs. 10.5 oz.
Yes





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