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Here’s a gun every red-plaid-jacket wearing grouse hunter would love to own. Parkers like these are THE classic doubles for upland hunting. This one is especially nice because it looks pretty original, it has some nice finish on it, and it’s fairly priced. Parker VH 20 Gauge Side-by-Side Shotgun, 28″ Barrels: Serial Number 220979 — […]

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Say you  a new shotgun. Would you use it, or stash it away — forever? For some reason, whoever bought this 20g Parker VH back in 1921 for around $60 decided “stash it away — forever” was the way to go. And this week, 96 years later, it came out of hiding and sold for […]

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If you’re a Parker fanatic with deep pockets, grab your check book. Here’s a super rare one, and even though it’s 100 years old, it looks like this side-by-side remains in incredible original condition. According to the Parker collector’s site, Parker Bros made just over 1,000 BH-grades (which are Quality Bs without hammers — BH). […]

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Parker Bros, AHE SxS 12 gauge shotgun, 2 BBL SET: $24,500 Serial Number: 95xxx Ejectors: Yes Barrels: 30 Action: SE Triggers: Double Trigger Gauge: 12 Gauge Fore End: Splinter Butt Pad: Plate LOP: 13 3/4″ Weight: 7 3/4 lbs. Parker Bros. CH Grade 12 Ga. Double Barrel Side-by-Side: Rare CH Grade Parker Shotgun with 30″ Titanic […]

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1992 – Armi F.lli Bertuzzi, Gardone, V. T. Italy – – Best Quality Sidelock Ejector – Game Gun – 16ga 2 Bbl Set: 28″ IC / M & 28″ M / F, Double Triggers, Bushed strikers, English Stock with Checkered Butt, LOP 14 3/8″, Drop 1-1/2″ to 2-3/8″, Weight 6 lbs. 4 oz. Condition is conservatively 98+%. Price: […]

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Here’s a nice Parker SxS that’s coming to auction in a couple days. Morphy’s Auctions in Denver, PA, has it, and their sale starts Saturday, May 23 @ 9:00 AM Eastern. Parker’s Quality DH shotguns were the lowest-grades the company offered as custom-made doubles. In the 1930s, they cost around $148 ($175 with ejectors). At the same time, […]

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There are two types of side-by-side shotguns that always thrill guys: The small ones (28s & .410s) and the big ones–like the eight gauge Parker you see here. Eight gauges use to be used to pass shoot ducks, geese, and swans, and in the 19th century they were popular with shooters hunting along the big […]

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Arrieta Model 871 SxS 16 Gauge: Price:$4,229.99 Metal Condition: Excellent Wood Condition: Excellent Bore Condition:Bright And Shiny Barrels:28″ Triggers: Double Trigger Stock Dimensions: 14 1/4″LOP And 13 1/4″LOP Weight:6 lbs. 2 ozs. W. C. Scott Premier Hammer Double Barrel Shotgun in 10 gauge: This is one of the highest grade Scott guns one could buy […]

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In his book Parker Guns: The Old Reliable, Ed Muderlak said something like “Parker shotguns aren’t rare. But Parker shotguns with lots original condition are.” Ed was right- of course. I live within a couple hours of a few large gun shops. These shops always have a few Parker on their racks. But rarely are […]

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LEBEAU-COURALLY Best quality SLE SXS 12 GA Double Barrel Shotgun: 30″ bbls,  Choked IC & IM. Double triggers, straight grip stock, splinter forend. Rib Matted Concave Rib. Gray Finish Action. Full coverage Continetal Style floral scroll with ribbons. Drop points, Side clips, Third fastener, Gold oval, Leather covered pad. EXC. Plus Condition. Weighs 7 lbs, […]

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