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  PARKER DH DAMASCUS SxS 28 GAUGE 1 OF 8 MADE BEST IN THE WORLD: O FRAME #121XXX 26″ DAMASCUS FULL AND FULL 2 1/2″ CHAMBERS. DOUBLE TRIGGER EXTRACTORS SPLINTER FOREARM PISTOL GRIP SKELETON BUTT. YOU WILL NEVER SEE A BETTER MORE ORIGINAL. 5LBS 8 OZ X 2 1/2″ X 1 9/16″ X 14 1/4″ Price: $59,500 […]

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A&S Famars 28ga Jorema SLE 27 1/2 inch Single Trigger O/U:  Straight english stock with a rear single trigger  It has a 15in LOP with a pad  It does have the original leather covered pad  that will take it to 15 1/2 LOP  Beautiful wood   great engraving  Priced great. Price: $19,750 PIOTTI BSEE – 16 GAUGE […]

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Of the big 3 American makers — L.C. Smith, Parker Bros. & A.H. Fox– L.C. Smith is only one whose guns are still reasonably priced in 20 gauge. This 20 gauge Ideal is coming up at Morphy Auctions in their June 10, 2017. From what I can see, it looks pretty original (except for the pad, of course). […]

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Here’ a fantastic little side-by-side 28 gauge double barrel shotgun. If you’re a grouse, quail or woodcock hunter, it would perfect for you. Renato Gamba is an Italian gunmaker located Gardone V.T. – the heart of Italian gunmaking. The family has been making guns since the second world war, and today they’re well known in […]

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Joseph Lang & Son Boxlock Side-by-Side Double Rifle, .470 NE: Price: $29,999.99 Caliber: .470 Nitro Express Metal Condition: Good with scratches and some finish wear at the muzzle. Bright CCH on the receiver. Wood Condition: Very good with handling marks. Bore Condition: Shiny with good rifling. Barrels: 26″ Triggers: Double triggers. Stock: Chekcered walnut. Stock […]

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In the 20+ years I’ve been paying close attention to fine shotguns, I’ve seen three things happen to prices: Up until about 2010, they went up, up, and up. Then they hit a plateau that lasted a few seasons. Finally, they went down. Right now, prices for most doubles are still falling. Unless a side-by-side checks […]

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Looking for a nice, little grouse gun? Then get on this SxS Francotte. It’s coming up at Amoskeag Auction Company, in Manchester, NH, tomorrow, 6/3. Francotte is one of the world’s most famous gunmakers. In the 100+ years they made SxS shotguns, they turned out many fine doubles. Even low-grade Francottes were well made. Most exhibit […]

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W&C SCOTT PREMIER SIDELOCK SXS 12 GAUGE: 30″ DAMASCUS BARRELS WITH GREAT ORIGINAL PATTERN 016 AND 034  CHOKES 2 1/2″ CHAMBERS BLACK POWDER PROOFED DOUBLE TRIGGER EJECTORS SPLINTER FOREARM PISTOL GRIP EXCELLENT ORIGINAL CONDITION WITH LIGHT WEAR 7LBS 12 OZ X 2 1/2″ X 1 5/8″ X 14 3/4″. Price: $16,500 JOHN MANTON CASED 16 BORE DOUBLE […]

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I used to have an itch for hammerguns, and over the years I scratched it by buying a bunch of them. The breechloading hammergun period lasted around twenty years — about 1865 to 1885 — so most of the hammerguns I picked up were real old. But every now and then I would come across something […]

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Andrew Shatz over at Claysandbirds.com had me back again to talk about shotguns. This time, we focused on British doubles. We had a great time. Check out what I had to say. The interview starts about 12 minutes in.

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