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The British are famous for their game guns: 12 gauge side-by-sides with 28″ or 30″ barrels, 2 1/2″ chambers, a straight stock, and doubles triggers. Most of these doubles weigh in at around 6 3/4lbs, and they’re ideal for taking everything up to pheasants out to about 40 yards. Of course, the Brits also made […]

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The gunmaker John Moses Browning is famous for many of his inventions: from the M1911 pistol and the Browning .50 caliber machine gun to shotguns like the Auto-5 and Superposed. Unfortunately, he never created a double with horizontal barrels. Those came forty-five years after Mr Browning’s death when his company introduced their BSS line of […]

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Say you bought a brand new 20 gauge Browning BSS in 1972 and then never used it. Instead, you left it in its original packaging, and stored it away under your bed for the next 42 years. What do you think it would be worth? Here’s a chance to find out. This 20 gauge BSS […]

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PARKER BHE TRAP VENT RIB 12 GAUGE: #207XXX #1 FRAME 32″ VENT RIB FULL AND FULL 2 3/4 SINGLE SELECT TRIGGER  EJECTORS BEAVER TAIL FOREARM ENGLISH GRIP EXCELLENT ORIGINAL CONDITION WITH CASE COLORS  8LBS 7 OZ X 2 1/4 X 1 7/8 X 14 1/2. Price: $18,500 Winchester – Model 21 Duck, 12ga., 32″ barrels, […]

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Towards the end of the 19th century, America was full of gunmakers. From the big boys like Colt and Winchester to tiny guys like Krider and Tonks. Joseph Jakob was one of these tiny guys, and the 10g shotgun you see here is one of his guns. It’s coming up this Saturday, March 8, 2014 […]

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Purdey 12 ga. pre-war best SxS sidelock gamegun: 30″ Sir Joseph Whitworth steel barrels, 2-1/2″ chambers, choked improved cylinder and full (.010/.032).  1920s production features the finest Purdey scroll of the era, retains 75% case colors.  Splinter forend, straight hand stock of highly figured true French walnut with extraordinary black figure and flame grain.  Measures […]

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I’ve written this before, but if  Webley & Scott is the Ford of British gunmaker, the Model 700 is their F150 pickup. Introduced in the 1950′s, the rugged and reliable M700 was the double of choice for thousands of shooters in the UK and Europe. But almost all those Webleys were 12 gauges. The Brits […]

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WW GREENER REHT60 SXS DOUBLE RIFLE 360 #2 3″ NITRO EXPRESS: 26″ BARRELS WITH A 3 LEAF EXPRESS SIGHT DOUBLE TRIGGERS EJECTORS SPLINTER FOREARM PISTOL GRIP INLETTED ENGRAVED AND CHECKERED STEEL BUTT PLATE NEAR NEW ORIGINAL CONDITION 10LBS 8 OZ X 14 1/2. Price: $32,500.00 8 Bore R.B. Rodda Double Rifle, owned by gun writer […]

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Purdey 10 ga. Double Barrel Side-by-Side Shotgun: 31″ Whitworth chopperlump barrels with semi-concave game rib, 2-7/8″ chambers,1-1/2 oz proof, choked full/full (.039/.039), double triggers, and auto ejectors.  Large frame sideclipped third fastening action engraved in the traditional Purdey fine rose and scroll, retains 95% original rich case color hardening.  Stock of striking figured French walnut with rich black figure and […]

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OK, so I’m still buried at work. But I saw this Browning pop up and I wanted to get it up for everyone to check out. It’s a 12 gauge Browning BSS Sporter with 28″ barrels. Browning BSS shotguns were made in that period when every American want short barrels. So 98% of the ones […]

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