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Here’s one of the Kings of shotguns: A 12g Boss Sidelock Over-Under. It’s in fantastic original condition, and it’s coming up at Julia’s March 2015 sale. The Boss O/U was created in 1909, and the innovations it introduced are still in use today. If you shoot a stacked-barelled Beretta, Perazzi, or Fabbri, your gun descended […]

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Here’s another nice American SxS you don’t want to miss. This one is an A.H. Fox BE. It’s on Gunrunner.com now and the online auction ends tomorrow, 02/13/15, @ 19:20:00 EST. This B-grade features Fox’s earlier engraving pattern. Later Bs look more like this one here. A. H. Fox Grade BE, 12 ga. side by […]

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There are three things I look for when buying a double: original condition, shootable dimensions, and a fair price. This SxS by Joseph Lang & Sons has the first two. As far as price, it’s going to sell for exactly what people think it’s worth. Other than the Decelerator pad, this shotgun looks like it […]

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When it comes to side-by-sides, Beretta isn’t the first gunmaker that comes to mind for most American shooter. Most of think O/Us. But Beretta has been making SxSs longer than over-unders, and in 2003 they their newest model the 471 Silver Hawk. The Silver Hawk came out right when the vintage shotgun craze was at […]

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Redding Auction Service has this nice looking 12 gauge Francotte shotgun coming up in its 12/14 Firearms Auction. From what I can see, it looks like it’s in fantastic original condition (although the pad is a later addition). These old Francottes are great doubles, and whoever ends up with this SxS is going to get […]

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Here’s a jaw dropper. This stunning black-powder double rifle was by John Dickson & Son for eccentric collector Charles Gordon. Lot 967: MADE FOR CHARLES GORDON JOHN DICKSON & SON AN EXCEPTIONAL .500 (3IN.) BLACK POWDER EXPRESS ROTARY-UNDERLEVER DOUBLE HAMMER RIFLE, serial no. 3868 28in. black powder only fine damascus barrels with dolls-head extension, raised […]

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Five Star Auctions in Arapahoe, NE, is having their COWBOY WESTERN, ANTIQUES & FIREARMS AUCTION this Saturday, October 04, 2014 @ 10:00 AMĀ Central time. Here are a couple nice looking Citoris coming up in the sale. Either one would be nice grouse & woodcock gun. Browning Citori Upland Special Over/Under 20 Ga. Shotgun NIB 2 […]

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Amoskeag Auctions in Manchester, NH, is have a sale tomorrow, September 27, 2014 @ 9:00 AM EST. Here a couple doubles in the auction that caught my eye. This Fox is a great grouse gun and just about as All-American as doubles. Sterlingworths are one of the best values you’ll find in American doubles. If […]

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I already put up a post about these incredible Boss shotguns. Now that the auctioneer has posted a complete set of pics and a full description for each one, I wanted to mention them again. They are that stunning — and rare. .410 Boss & Co. Side-by-Side Shotgun .410 Boss & Co. Over-Under Shotgun These […]

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Morphy Auctions in Lancaster, PA, is having a firearms auction tomorrow, Saturday, July 19, 2014 @ 9:00 AMĀ Eastern. The sale has a lot of shotguns in it, including some nice doubles. Here are a couple that caught my eye. NOTE: I tried talking to these guys about about a couple side by sides. Their knowledge […]

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