Meet one of the world’s best barrel makers. Vid 2 of 5…

Bill Blacker, London Barrel Maker. Pic from BillBlacker.co.uk
Bill Blacker, London Barrel Maker. Pic from BillBlacker.co.uk

Here’s the next video in the five-part series about Bill Blacker. As I mentioned last time, Blacker is one of the world’s top barrel makers. With a background that started at Holland & Holland’s and includes James Purdey & Sons and most of the UK’s leading gunmakers,

This short video is part 2 of 5. I posted the first one last week, and I’ll be sharing the rest over the next few weeks. Check out each for the chance to learn more about best-quality guns from one of the top craftsmen working in the trade today.

This week’s good guns: Powered by Gunsinternational.com…

J. Purdey & Sons – Featherweight – 12 ga –  Price: $22,500

J. Purdey & Sons - Featherweight - 12 ga
J. Purdey & Sons – Featherweight – 12 ga

Action: Sidelock
Ejectors: Yes
Trigger: Double
Grip: Straight Grip
Forend: Checkered
Lop: 14 3/4 ”
Pad thickness: 1.25 ”
Type of butt: Leather Covered Pad
Drop comb: 1 1/2 ”
Drop heel: 2 ”
Cast amount: 3/8 ”
Cast: OFF
Weight: 5 lbs, 12 oz

J. Purdey & Sons - Featherweight - 12 ga
J. Purdey & Sons – Featherweight – 12 ga

Manufactured in: England
Manufacture Year: 1936

Finish: Case Colored
Overall condition: Very Good
Stock condition: Very Good
Metal condition: Very Good
Stock: Original finish
Metal: Original finish

Barrel info:
Gauge: 12 ga
Chamber: 2 1/2 ”
Length: 28 ”
Chokes: Full Mod
Rib type: Concave

SCARCE CLAMSHELL EJECTOR 32-40 WIN, Heym
SCARCE CLAMSHELL EJECTOR 32-40 WIN, Heym

SCARCE CLAMSHELL EJECTOR 32-40 WIN: Serial # 11xx, circa 1927.  An excellent and unusual, bouquet and scroll engraved clamshell double rifle in a scarce chambering.  Scalloped boxlock ejt with cocking indicators, cheekpiece, RN PG, fine checkering, horn FE tip and swivels with 14″LOP.  It remains tight on face and in excellent condition throughout.  Load developed by Ken Owen with the signed test target included stating “Heym 32-40 Clamshell action double / 50 yds / 28 grs. 3031 / 170 gr. Speer flatnose bullet / (signed) Ken Owen / 2-28-13”. Price: $11,500

BERETTA – 426E – SxS – 12ga – 28″ – – SST – Raised Solid Rib – Ejectors: M / F (.022 / .044), Raised Solid Rib, Single Selective Trigger, Ejectors, Hand Engraved,LOP 14-3/8″, Drop 1-3/8″ to 2-1/4″,  Weight 6 lbs. 8 oz. Excellent Plus Condition. A 98% gun with a few tiny handling marks on the wood – not through the finish. Price: $2,250

BERETTA - 426E - SxS - 12ga - 28" - - SST - Raised Solid Rib - Ejectors
BERETTA – 426E – SxS – 12ga – 28″ – – SST – Raised Solid Rib – Ejectors

Beretta 686 Onyx 20 GA:  Chambers:3″ Metal Condition:Excellent Wood Condition:Excellent Bore Condition:Excellent Barrels:28″ Triggers:4.5 Lbs Stock:Checkered, pistol grip Stock Dimensions:14.25″ Fore End:Checkered Butt Pad:Decelerator Sights:Vented rib, front metal bead Chokes:interchangeable Extras:Box, Extra chokes. Price: $1,649.99

Beretta 686 Onyx 20 GA
Beretta 686 Onyx 20 GA

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1963 Browning Superposed Pointer Legiers RKLT

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Price: $7,500.00

J ROBERTS LONDON PAIR ISLAND LOCK HAMMER GUNS
Price: $62,500.00

ALEX MARTIN BEST SLE SXS PAIR 12 GAUGE
Price: $25,000.00

J & W Tolley 12 Gauge Single Barrel 12 Gauge
Price: $3,800.00

Browning 20 Gauge 26 3/8″ Barrel – Marked as Abercrombie & Fitch
Price: $2,250.00

Arrieta Model 803 20 Gauge Hand Detachable Sidelock
Price: $5,500.00

Bertuzzi 12 Gauge Best Sidelock Matched Pair and Extra Barrles
Price: $52,000.00

PARKER GHE 16 GAUGE
Price: $6,950.00

Browning Superposed Grade III (Fighting Cocks) 20ga 2 barrel RKLT
Price: $18,900.00

Winchester Model 23 Classic 28ga, as new
Price: $4,850.00

PARKER VHE 16GA 28″
Price: $3,850.00

Ithaca NID 28ga. Field Grade – AS NEW, 1 OF 295 EVER MADE; RARE GUN!
Price: $4,950.00

Auguste Francotte Jubilee Model No. 14 12 gauge
Price: $2,999.99

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