Drillings, Double Rifles, and Rifles

 
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$3600
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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$1800
D. Deiter of Munchin (Munich Germany) Cape gun with super animal engraving
Drillings, Double Rifles, and Rifles
16 gauge
2924
NVN
This German cape gun has exceptional engraving. The 16 gauge barrel is clean and bright with no pitting. The rifle bore has strong rifling but does have some fairly strong pitting forward of the chamber but then cleans up the rest of the way down the barrel.
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back action with rebounding hammer

No
Damascus
27"


10x47R (.421 bore)

.006 IC



.030
13 1/2"






7 lbs. 7 oz.
No
 
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$22500
Ernest Dumoulin Herstal Double rifle ~ Exquisite! Cased with scope and in near condition and exquisitely engraved ~ Great new price!
Drillings, Double Rifles, and Rifles
Caliber
3125
11571
This double rifle from this prestigious Belgian maker is truly a work of art. Exquisite engraving, craftsmanship, and balance. This fine rifle comes in its makers oak and leather case and is fitted with a Swarovski Habicht 1.25-4 variable scope using classic and elegant claw mounts. Chambered in 8x57JRS I have to say my favorite drilling is in this caliber and have found it a superb caliber for any North American big game. I encourage you to look at the pictures and check out the quality of the engraving. Note this gun has a cheek piece on the right for a left handed shooter but I have measured the cast on this rifle and it has none so it comes up with sights perfectly lined up for a right handed shooter also. If a buyer is right handed we would be glad to remove the cheek piece with no charge.
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side plated boxlock ejector

Yes
Steel
24"

8x57JRS

NA
NA


NA
NA
14 1/2"




0

7 lbs. 14.5 oz.
Yes
 
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$14200
W. Locke and Co. 465 NItro Express Double Rifle - Built by Westley Richards for Locke ~ Great new Price!
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
13 7/8"






10 lbs. 8 oz.
Yes
 
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$13600
Charles Boswell Double rifle in excellent condition and ready for Africa!
Drillings, Double Rifles, and Rifles
Caliber
3209
15472
Recently back from Africa where it was proven on Cape Buffalo (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. We will install a pad to your desired length.
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Boxlock

No
Steel
26"

450-400 3 1/4" Nitro Express

NA
NA


NA
NA
13 7/8" (can add up to a 1" pad for up to 14 7/8")






10 lbs 2.5 oz.
Yes
 
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$8900
Lyon & Lyon double rifle with proven incredible accuracy in 450 3 1/4"
Drillings, Double Rifles, and Rifles
Caliber
3233
656
Lyon & Lyon sold British made rifles in London and Calcutta India. They were an outfitter for the sportsman bound out of London to the far parts of the British Empire. Charles Osborne built most of their guns and this is an excellent example. On the underside of the forend is the logo of a harpoon gun, the Charles Osborne logo. Featuring auto ejectors, bushed firing pins, dolls head with 3rd bite rib extension, and full sidelocks, this was a very nice gun in it day. The Bores on this rifle are excellent and the accuracy exceptional for a double rifle featuring four shots in 1'! See target and load provide. This rifle deserves to be in the field again soon, on the hunt for game. Are you the person to put it to its task?

*Note the Lovely wood!

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Sidelock ejector

Yes
Steel
28 "


450 3 1/4" BPE

NA
NA


NA
NA
14 3/8"






10 lbs 2.5 oz.
No
 
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$6900
William Powell cased .500 3" double rifle with Powell patent top lift
Drillings, Double Rifles, and Rifles
Caliber
2898
6500
Unrestored gun with good rifling ready to shoot as is or to restore to new. No case color remaining on the action which has turned a vintage gray metal. Blue is very thin on the barrels but in general good condition. Rare to find a gun like this with a correct vintage Powell case.
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No
Steel
28"


.500

NA
NA


NA
NA
14 1/2"






8 lbs. 15 oz.
No
 
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$6900
Alex Henry Deluxe .450 3 1/4" BPE falling block rifle
Drillings, Double Rifles, and Rifles
Caliber
3299
2584
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falling block

No
Steel
28 "


450 3 1/4" BPE

NA
NA


NA
NA
14 1/8" to original steel butt with trap






7 lbs. 7.5 oz.
No
 
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$6900
Holland & Holland .303 Field patent falling block ~ One of 24 ever made! New great price
Drillings, Double Rifles, and Rifles
Caliber
3269
19548
I like this rifle. It obviously has seen a good amount of service but the bore is bright with sharp rifling showing little wear indicating the previous owners priorities were in the right place when it came to cleaning their guns.

While being very attractive and functional I have found out this rifle is really quite rare as according to Walter Winfer's research Holland only built 24 of their single shot rifles on the Field's patent, all completed during the 1890's. See British Single Shot Rifles, Volume 5, Rochester, 2004, pp.11-14. Our rifle was built right during this period between 1895 and 1896. This is one of those rifles one wishes they could wave a magic wand over and ask it to talk and tell all of its stories. I am sure more than one of its stories would have us riveted to our chairs.....

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Fields patent falling block

No
Steel
28

.303 British

NA
NA


NA
NA
14 3/4






7 lbs 13 oz
No
 
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$6800
Purdey 20 ga. hammer double with nitro proofs 2 3/4"!! New Price!
Drillings, Double Rifles, and Rifles
Caliber
2700
6719
I purchased this Purdey with the thought that the Vintager competitor would love this gun to shoot the 20 gauge hammer event with of which it would be deadly and in the right hands a winner. Nitro proofed for 2 3/4" nitro 20 gauge this lovely rifle could be used as a smooth bore rifle (with the correct load) or a shotgun. What a combo!
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Back action side lock

No
Damascus
27"

Nitro Proof 2 3/4"

.020
.020


.075
.076
14 1/8"

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


7 lbs. 3 oz.
No
 
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$5200
Westley Richards falling block in .375 Flanged 2.5" Nitro Express
Drillings, Double Rifles, and Rifles
Caliber
3268
35033
This rifle is in wonderful condition including the strong rifling and bright bore. Case color's about 90%! I have never hunted with this caliber but have had clients that have and they have always expounded on its virtues. Data:

.375 flanged Nitro Express 2 1/2", cordite 40 gr, ball 270 gr, Max

This is a classic British falling block rifle in excellent condition for a very fair price.

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falling block

No
Steel
28

.375 flanged case 2 1/2", cordite 40 gr, ball 270 gr, Max

NA
NA


NA
NA
14 1/2






8 lbs 2.5 oz
No
 
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$4900
Webley and Scott falling block in 360 Nitro Express ~ Nice bore!
Drillings, Double Rifles, and Rifles
Caliber
3282
11493
This light little classic would be a joy to carry in the field. Barrel markings indicate it was proofed for 50 grains Cordite and a 200 grain bullet. I love these classic British single shots!
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No
Steel
27"

50-200






14 1/2" end of steel butt






6 lbs. 9 oz.
Yes
 
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$3700
John Rigby & Company Rook Rifle 22 Hornet, take down
Drillings, Double Rifles, and Rifles
Caliber
3277
16374
Nitro Proved for 45 gr bullet, take-down under lever break action, hammer, nice light engraving on receiver, mounts for scope, folding rear leaf sights for 100, 200, 300 yrds.

This is really a cool rifle in a really fun cartridge. The gun was at one time a high powered rifle and it was lined in England to .22 Hornet by Parker Field and reproofed.

I love the engraving on the end of the Jones lever!

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Jones

Yes
Steel
27"

.22 Hornet

NA
NA


NA
NA
14 3/4" to rubber butt (13 5/8" to wood)






7 lbs. 13 oz.
Yes
 
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$3600
Holland & Holland Rook rifle in original coniditon ~ .295 semi smooth bore
Drillings, Double Rifles, and Rifles
Caliber
3222
10640
You have to love the round action on these early and higher grade Holland rook rifles. This rifle is one of the most original examples we have had in the shop and has many wonderful features:

-Peep sight -Peep front site -two folding leaf sites

The bore has a small amount of pitting just in front of the chamber and then cleans up immediately to a bright clean and sharp rifled bore. This rifle should shoot excellently! The round action has near 50% original case hardening and I believe the wood finish and barrel blue to be all original also. A super little Holland that is a joy to carry in hand .

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top lever double under bite

Yes
Steel
26"


.295 Semi-smooth bore

NA
NA


NA
NA
14 3/4"






5 lb. 8.5 oz.
No
 
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$3400
Schmidt & Habermann of Suhl, Single Shot 8 x 57 JR
Drillings, Double Rifles, and Rifles
Caliber
2737
18669
Round and octagon barrel with milled integral rib and front sight ramp. Beautifully restocked: wood and finish. Cartridge trap.
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Sing;e shot

No
Steel
25 1/2"

8x57JR

NA
NA


NA
NA
14 1/2" to end of horn butt






7 lbs.
Yes
 
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$3300
John Dickson of Edinburgh single shot rifle in its makers case ! Nice wood!
Drillings, Double Rifles, and Rifles
Caliber
3304
4829
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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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$3200
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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$3100
John Dickson of Edinburgh single shot rifle
Drillings, Double Rifles, and Rifles
Caliber
3303
9698
or is it 8696? Makers original case
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forward underlever

No
Steel
24"


.300

NA
NA


NA
NA
14 1/2" end of steel butt






4 lbs. 12 oz.
No
 
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$2900
Cogswell & Harrison 360 2 1/4" single shot in excellent order ~ This would make for a real classic deer hunt! SALE
Drillings, Double Rifles, and Rifles
Caliber
3128
160
I love how this little rifle feels so original and well cared for. The bore is almost like new with its Henry rifling, bright and sharp. This would be so rewarding to hunt a nice Whitetail with......

We have just lowered the price on this from 3200 to 2900. This is a superb rifle.

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No
Steel
26"


360 2 1/4"

NA
NA


NA
NA
14 1/4"






6 lbs. 12 oz.
No
 
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$2800
Holland and Holland of London Rook rifle in original .250 caliber - great bore!
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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$2800
Arturo Heeren Action stalking rifle in 7x57R with claw mounts and scope ~ What a light and handy rifle!
Drillings, Double Rifles, and Rifles
Caliber
2487
nvn
On the Arturo Heeren Action this stalking rifle has been traditionally re-barreled to 7x57R (Low pressure loading) by respected gunsmith Ken Owen. This would make an outstanding stalking rifle for deer. Vintage German scope with claw mounts.
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Arturo Heeren Action

No
Steel
27"


7x57R





NA
NA
13 7/8"






5 lbs. 13 oz.
No
 
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$2400
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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$2100
William Evans .250 Caliber Rook Rifle with lots of original condition & great wood!
Drillings, Double Rifles, and Rifles
Caliber
3249
12346
Lots of case color left on this Evans. Note the exceptional wood and the elegant horn forend tip. A little pitting forward of the chamber but then cleans up to a nice bore.
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No
Steel
26


.250

NA
NA



14 3/8






5 lbs 3 oz
No
 
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$1750
Mannlicher Schoenauer 1908 in 8x56MS - A true classic sporting carbine and a joy to carry ! ~~ New price
Drillings, Double Rifles, and Rifles
Caliber
3081
8600

This Model 1908 while in all appearances appears identical to the classic 1903 Carbine is chambered in 8x56 Mannlicher Schonauer . This cartridge was very popular in Europe and develops a bit more power than our 35 Remington. I am including a box of ammunition with this rifle.

A very nice bore on this classic. Notice the weight. These rifles are known for how nice they are to pack and carry and I cannot agree more after holding this fine example.

The stock is quite dark and dry so would suggest a new oil finish.
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Mannlicher Schonauer

Yes
Steel
20"

8x56

NA
NA


NA
NA
14"






6 lbs. 9 oz.
Yes
 
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$1500
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. Stock is loose on action so I suspect an internal crack that needs repairing. We can do this here.
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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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$0
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





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