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A buddy and I met up at Addieville East Farm on Friday. We shot a bunch of birds and had a great time. Here are some pics from the day. Enjoy.

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Stephen Grant was one of the 19th century’s finest gunmakers. Today, he may be one of the under appreciated. Born in 1821 in Tipperary, Ireland, he started his apprenticeship in Dublin and then moved to London where he worked with Charles Lancaster and Thomas Boss. In 1867, Grant went out on his own. He quickly […]

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When it comes to collecting vintage shotgun, there are three things I focus on: condition, condition, & condition. Take a look at the hammer prices in an auction catalog and you’ll see why: original condition holds its value and sells, and I want to buy side-by-side shotguns that are going to be worth more in […]

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