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B Rizinni Aurum 28 Gauge Small Action Over Under Shotgun

B Rizinni Aurum 28 Gauge Small Action Over Under Shotgun

Here’s a great little OU for everything from quail to grouse and woodcock. These Rizzini’s are built on a proven, triggerplate design. With a color-case hardened action, they’re great looking doubles.

B Rizinni Aurum 28 Gauge Small Action Over Under Shotgun28 Gauge small action Italian B Rizzini over under Shotgun with original five choke tubes. Gun has been used very little with perfect bores with no marks, dings, wear marks or imperfections. Price: $2395

Ejectors: Yes
Condition: Excellent
Metal Condition: Excellent
Wood Condition: Excellent
Bore Condition: Perfect
Action: Over under
Triggers: Single
Gauge: 28
Stock: Semi pistol grip

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B Rizinni Aurum 28 Gauge Small Action Over Under Shotgun

Stock Dimensions:
14 3/16 length of pull
LOP: 14 3/16
Rib: Ventilated
Chokes: Choke tubes

RARE L.C.Smith Heavy Duck, Straight Grip, 32" Barrels, 3" Chambers

RARE L.C.Smith Heavy Duck, Straight Grip, 32″ Barrels, 3″ Chambers

Happy Thanksgiving! I hope you’re celebrating it with friends, family & loved ones. I honor of everyone’s favorite T-day meal, here are three American doubles perfect for hunting America’s bird. Of these, the 10 gauge Ithaca is my favorite. With 3 1/2″ chambers, it throws an 8-gauge size load. Thankfully, they’re reall heavy guns.

RARE L.C.Smith Field Grade Heavy Duck, Straight Grip, 32″ Barrels, 3″ ChambersHigh Condition and RARE L.C.Smith, 3″ Chambers, Heavy Duck Long Range Shotgun, 14 1/8″ LOP Straight Grip Stock with HR Butt, DAC 1 3/4″, DAH 2 3/4″ 32″ Barrels, 3″ Chambers, auto ejectors, factory single selective trigger, 95%+ original wood and metal finish. This L.C. is nearly unfired and in wonderful original condition. Price: $6550

ITHACA N.I.D., FIELD GRADE, 10 GAUGE, 3 1/2" MAGNUM, 32" BARRELS

ITHACA N.I.D., FIELD GRADE, 10 GAUGE, 3 1/2″ MAGNUM, 32″ BARRELS

ITHACA N.I.D., FIELD GRADE, 10 GAUGE, 3 1/2″ MAGNUM, 32″ BARRELS: FULL & FULL, TWIN IVORY SIGHTS, 98% BRIGHT ORIGINAL BLUE, INCLUDING TRIGGER GUARD.  MOST ALL THE BOLD VIVID CASE COLOR EVEN ON THE BOTTOM.  PISTOL GRIP STOCK, SPLINTER FOREARM, ATTRACTIVE DARK GRAINED WALNUT, NEARLY PERFECT CHECKERING.  GREAT DIMENSIONS – 1 1/2″ X 2 1/2″ X 14″, ORIGINAL HAWKIN PAD.  ONLY 574 OF THESE BIG MAGNUM FIELD GRADE WERE BUILT, CIRCA MID 1930’S.  100% ORIGINAL CONDITION.  TOP LEVER TO THE RIGHT, TIGHT AS NEW, VERY SCARCE GUN. Price: $4,500.00

A H Fox HE Super Fox with 2 sets of 32" barrels

A H Fox HE Super Fox with 2 sets of 32″ barrels

A H Fox HE Super Fox with 2 sets of 32″ barrelsOne set of barrels –32″ choked full and full with 3″ chambers and so stamped. Second set has been sleeved and has 5 steel compatible Briley screw in chokes. Gun is restocked -1 1/2 X 2 1/4 X 14 1/2. The original stock is included. Both sets of barrels are tight on face and the single trigger and ejectors work perfectly. Price: $7800.

Every time I see one of these videos from Sky Dance Kennels, I think “that’s the life.” Horses, great dogs, wide-open country and lots of birds. If there’s a heaven, I hope it’s like this.

In this video you can see some of Sky Dance’s young setters stretch their legs, crack their tails and show off all the style they have. Not bad for long hairs…

Run setters, run! Sky Dance Kennels video, 11/8/16

Run setters, run! Sky Dance Kennels video, 11/8/16

Army & Navy 16 ga, SxS, 5.5 pounds beautiful

Army & Navy 16 ga, SxS, 5.5 pounds beautiful

What am I missing here? I’ve looked at this side-by-side a bunch of times, and I just don’t see any warts. Sure it has been reblued and the wood has been redone, but if the barrels are really tight and on the face, and if the gun is in proof, it’s a great deal.

The Army & Navy Co-operative Society was an organization on the UK that bought all sorts of good and supplies at low prices to members of the military. It evolved into a group of department stores carrying everything from home furnishings to firearms — sort of like Sears back in its heyday.

Army & Navy 16 ga, SxS, 5.5 pounds beautiful

Army & Navy 16 ga, SxS, 5.5 pounds beautiful

Army & Navy carried all types of doubles, from top-quality sidelocks to lower-end boxlock shotguns like the 16 gauge you see here. All of these guns were made in the UK, probably by Webley & Scott. Every one I’ve seen has been a solid, reliable shotgun, and I suspect the same is true with this one.

Army & Navy 16 ga, SxS, 5.5 pounds beautifulThis is a small framed 16 ga Army & Navy with 28 inch mod and improved chokes. Barrels are tight on the face, perfect bores, and min wall thickness of .30 in both barrels, nitro proofed at 3 tons. The stock is very sound with no cracks or issues, beautifully figured, LOP is 15.5 inches. The gun weighs just 5.5 pounds. Comes with a restored and fitted H&H case. 2 1/2″ inch shells, non-ejector, case not included. Price: $950

Piotti – King 1 – 20g Sidelock SxS Shotgun: Price: $28,500

Ejectors: Yes

Piotti - King 1 - 20g Sidelock SxS Shotgun

Piotti – King 1 – 20g Sidelock SxS Shotgun

Trigger: Double
Grip: Straight Grip
Forend: Checkered
Lop: 14 5/8 ”
Pad thickness: ”
Type of butt: Checkered Wood
Drop comb: 1 1/2 ”
Drop heel: 2 1/4 ”
Cast amount: 1/8 ”
Cast: Off
Weight: 6 lbs, 8 oz
Chamber: 3 ”
Length: 27 ”
Chokes: IC/Cyl
Rib type: Concave
Comments : Gun is in like new condition. SG-37
Manufactured in: Italy

EXTRAORDINARY SMALL GAUGE IMPERIAL LEBEAU COURALLY SIDELOCK 20 GAUGE SxS SHOTGUN

EXTRAORDINARY SMALL GAUGE IMPERIAL LEBEAU COURALLY SIDELOCK 20 GAUGE SxS SHOTGUN

EXTRAORDINARY SMALL GAUGE IMPERIAL LEBEAU COURALLY SIDELOCK 20 GAUGE SxS SHOTGUNBETWEEN THE WARS LEBEAU 20 GAUGE SIDELOCK EJECTOR GUN. FROM THE GOLDEN AGE OF GUN MAKING THIS IS A TRUE BEST GUN 1936 PROOFED BORE IS .628 R .627 L WALL S ARE .025 R .727 L GUN WEIGHS 5 LBS 12.5 OZ
1 5/16 DROP COMB/2″ DROP HEEL NO CAST 14 1/2 LOP OVER CHECKERD BUTT BARRELS CHOKED FULL/MOD 75% CASE COLORS ACTION/ LOCKS 90%+ ORIGINAL BARREL BLACK WITH A SMALL TOUCH UP ON LEFT TUBE. Price: $19,950

BROWNING BELGIUM GRADE 1 SUPERLITE SUPERPOSED 12 GAUGE

BROWNING BELGIUM GRADE 1 SUPERLITE SUPERPOSED 12 GAUGE

BROWNING BELGIUM GRADE 1 SUPERLITE SUPERPOSED 12 GAUGEMADE 1968 26 1/2″ SOLID RIB SKEET CHOKES SINGLE SELECT TRIGGER EJECTORS SCHANABEL FOREARM ENGLISH GRIP EXCELLENT CONDITION WITH LIGHT HANDLING MARKS IN ORIGINAL BOX 6LBS 11 OZ X 2 1/4″ X 1 1/2″ X 14 9/16″. Price: $2,750

J.P. SAUER 1952 SCALLOPED BOXLOCK 12GA S/S SHOTGUN: CASE COLORED ACTION WITH BORDER SCROLL, 28″ BBL, 2 3/4, CHOKED MOD/FULL, RAISED GAME RIB, EJECTORS, DBL TRIGGERS, MEDIUM DARK FIGURED WALNUT, ST/SP, LOP 14 3/8 TO PAD, 1 3/8, 2 7/16, 6LBS 9OZ, AS NEW, EXCELLENT ORIGIAL CONDITION, VIVID ACSE COLORS, TIGHT ACTION, EXCELLENT BORE!  Price: $2,650

J.P. SAUER 1952 SCALLOPED BOXLOCK 12GA S/S SHOTGUN

J.P. SAUER 1952 SCALLOPED BOXLOCK 12GA S/S SHOTGUN

TOBIN ARMS MFG. CO. NORWICH CT 12 GAUGE, 28" BBLS

TOBIN ARMS MFG. CO. NORWICH CT 12 GAUGE, 28″ BBLS

TOBIN ARMS MFG. CO. NORWICH CT 12 GAUGE, 28″ BBLS: SIDE LOCK 12GA 28” F/M, 98% KRUPP STEEL BARRELS, 97% NICE BRIGHT CASE COLORS, EXCELLENT WOOD WITH A FEW LIGHT MARKS, ALL ORIGINAL, MADE 1909-10 ONLY IN CONNECTICUT THEN MOVED TO CANADA, DOES NOT LOOK LIKE IT WAS FIRED, SUPER CONDITION RARE GUN. Price: $1,995

Here’s another great video from the UK’s Nick Ridley. This one is of Ted, a young Cocker Spaniel learning the ins-and-outs of being a gun dog. So much enthusiasm…

This cocker video will make you smile...

This cocker video will make you smile…

A 12 gauge Boss SXS with a quirk

A 12 gauge Boss SXS with a quirk

Boss & Co builds fantastic doubles. But some of their guns are peculiar–like the SxS you see here. With double beads on the action, banner-style engraving, and lovely patina, it’s one of the nicest pre-WW1 Boss side-by-sides I’ve seen. But it does have a quirk.

Compare its forend to the forend on other Boss SxSs (like this one) and you’ll see it: The missing diamond-shaped medallion in the center of the checkering. That medallion seats the screw going up through the forend, and into the iron. Some makers don’t use a connection like this to pull these pieces together. But every other Boss I’ve ever seen does — except this one. So what’s up?

The forend on that quirky 12 gauge Boss SXS. No medallion.

The forend on that quirky 12 gauge Boss SXS. No medallion.

I have no idea. Does this shotgun have standard Boss ejectors? Yup. Is everything else about the forend the same as on other Boss SxSs from the same period? Yup, again. Is the forend wood thinner than on other Boss SxSs? Nope. Could the gun have been ordered this way? Perhaps — but unlikely. I can’t imagine a customer specifying a detail like that. They would have to be a bigger doublegun dork than I am.

A '30s era Boss SxS with the forend medallion found in all their other SxSs

A ’30s era Boss SxS with the forend medallion found in all their other SxSs

So what could I be? Perhaps it was just what gunmaker had available at the moment, or perhaps he wanted to try something else out. Or maybe the piece was lost and the foreman say “Make it right or you’re not getting paid” to the guy who messed up. We’ll never know.

What we do know is that it’s beautiful. I wish it were mine.

BTW: Just to set things straight, I think this gun is 100% right. I’ve had it in my hands, and it’s great.

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A 12 gauge Boss SXS with a quirk

A 12 gauge Boss SXS with a quirk

For the next installment in our “cocker spaniel, you’ve-got-to-see-this video series”, check out this one from Nick Ridley over in the UK. Over there, they use spaniels to hunt rabbits. The vid is shot with a drone, and if you watch closely you’ll spot bunnies bolting from the cover, unseen by the shooter.

Click to Watch: Rabbit Shooting Over a Cocker Spaniel Filmed with a 3DR Drone

Click to Watch: Rabbit Shooting Over a Cocker Spaniel Filmed with a 3DR Drone

Field bred Cocker Spaniels are great little dogs, and in the U.S. today, they’re more popular than ever.

Cocker Spaniel at a Field Trial

Cocker Spaniel at a Field Trial

Over the next few days, I’m going to put up a few videos showing what they’re can do. This one is from Tom Ness @ Oahe Kennels. He’s a top trainer and breeder of these little dynamos.

Browning BSS Sidelock 12ga, 28 in. brl. LNIB

Browning BSS Sidelock 12ga, 28 in. brl. LNIB

Here’s a good deal. These sidelock Browning BSSs are nice doubles, and far superior to most SxSs in the same price range. They’re Holland & Holland-pattern side-by-sides , made in Japan by Miroku and were offered from 1983-1987.

Today, they’ve proven themselves to be solid, dependable firearms. At 6 1/2lbs, this one is just right for all kinds of upland hunting.

Browning BSS Sidelock 12ga, 28 in. brl. LNIBMade by Browning Miroku Japan 1984-1988 the BSS Sidelock is an excellent copy of the Holland and Holland sidelock British game gun. As new, 100%, in the original Browning case with keys and original owners manual. Price: $3850 

Browning BSS Sidelock 12ga, 28 in. brl. LNIB

Browning BSS Sidelock 12ga, 28 in. brl. LNIB

  • Straight Grip, Double Triggers, Checkered Butt, and Splinter Forend w/ Deely Latch
  • Holland & Holland Style Side Lock with interceptor sears
  • Chopper Lump 28 inch barrels (modified/full)
  • Southgate Ejector System
  • Coin Finish Receiver & Locks
  • Blued Barrel, British Style Game Rib
  • Drop At Comb: 1 1/2″ Drop At Heel: 2 3/8″ Length of Pull 14 1/4″ (to front trigger) Weight: 6lb 8oz.
Browning BSS Sidelock 12ga, 28 in. brl. LNIB

Browning BSS Sidelock 12ga, 28 in. brl. LNIB

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