James Purdey & Sons is one of the world’s most famous gunmakers – and for good reason. They’ve been making some of the world’s finest rifles and shotguns for almost 200 years. This video is an interesting look inside the company. It’s good, but long (1 hour and 30 minutes). To make it easier to [...]
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Here’s an as-good-as-it-gets, best quality James Purdey & Sons double rife. Of the 30,000+ firearms that Purdey has made, fewer than 400 of them have been hammerless double rifles. The one you see here is .303, snap-action underlever, made on a Beesley action and in excellent original condition.
Posted in DOUBLE BARREL SHOTGUNS on Nov 26th, 2012
Here they are, my five favorite doubles that popped up last week on Gunsinternational.com… -W & C Scott Kinmount in 20 Gauge : a lot of gun for the money. Kinmounts were made between 1980-1985. This 20 gauge has 2 ¾” chambers, a straight grip, ejectors, modern dimensions (14″ LOP, 2 1/8″ DAH, 1 1/2″ [...]
James Purdey & Sons has made a lot of shotguns. Since Purdey the Elder started the business in 1814, his company has turned out 30,000+ shotguns and rifles. This is one reason why you see so many Purdeys on the market today. While this one looks like many of ones on the market today, there [...]
If you’re the handy type and you would like to make your own double barrel shotgun, here’s a great way to get started. Buy this Purdey-style action forging. It’s on Ebay right now for $500. Of course, it still needs a lot of time, work and money to become a gun.