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Monthly Archive for April, 2010

Alert! Ken Farmer Auctions in Radford, VA, has this Parker D grade , or Grade 3, toplever hammergun coming up for sale on Sunday, April 25. The gun has two set of barrels, 28″ and 30″. The finish on the gun looks pretty original. With everyone heading down to the Southern this weekend, heading to […]

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Here’s a great chance to check out a pointing-dog field trial: The Mid-Coast Maine Field Trial Club is holding their annual trial on May 1-2. The trial is in Prospect, ME, about 30 minutes from Bangor and an hour and a half from Augusta. It starts on Saturday at 7am. For more info, directions to […]

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When it comes to auctions, there are two things I love to see. First, an auctioneer who knows very little about an item. Second, an auctioneer who makes life hard for absentee bidders. Auctioneers likes this are  experts at selling  items under their real value. That means you can get a great deal. Marr Auction Services in Sandston, VA, is […]

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A friend of mine forwarded me this video. It’s from the BBC and it was made in the 1950s. Check it out. Take a look at the way the gunfitter is dressed. Nice suit! http://www.britishpathe.com/record.php?id=1102&session_lightbox_del=1&record_id=1102&media_urn=2840 Gregg

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Wondering what it takes for a hunting dog to be champion? Here’s your chance to find out. There a nice field trial going on this Friday and Saturday in Rhode Island. It’s the Region 1 Amateur Walking Shooting Dog Championship. The trial is being held in the Arcadia Management Area in Exeter, RI, and it […]

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Chesney Auctioneering in McVeytown, Pa, is having a two-day auction, starting Friday, 4/9, at 4:30pm. McVeytown is about an hour of State College, PA. It looks like there are a few decent double-barrel shotguns at the auction: a 12 gauge Parker and a 12 gauge L.C. Smith Ideal Grade. There are also some Winchester Model […]

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There are a bunch of nice L.C. Smiths and Parker side-by-side shotguns coming up tomorrow, 4/3, at the Hall Auction and Realty Company in Elkin, NC (about an hour west of Winston Salem). You can see some of the guns here. They  include a bunch of 16 gauge  L.C. Smiths side-by-sides, some Parkers and Ithacas, […]

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There are some good looking guns coming up tomorrow at Ronald Gilligan & Son Auctioneering in Pennsylvania Furnace, PA (about 5 miles west of State College, PA). They have a lot of stuff — drilling, pistols, Winchesters. Some of the highlights include: -16 gauge Robust #26 side-by-side shotgun -Set of Parker 28 gauge side-by-side barrels […]

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