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I’ve had an on-and-off love affair with Parkers. Over the last 20 years or so I’ve owned–and sold off–a bunch of them. But over that time, I’ve never seen one like this. This 16 gauge, DH-grade’s combination of damascus-steel barrels, 0-size frame, modern stock dimensions and incredible wood make it very unusual. Parker DH 16 Gauge […]

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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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Parker shotguns are filled with myths and mysteries:The true origins of the Czar’s Parker; the whereabouts of the three Invincibles. While some of the mysteries have been solved, others, like the “why” of the 1/2 Frame, remain. Parker started building 1/2 guns in the fall of 1937–after the company had been sold to Remington and moved to Ilion, […]

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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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If you’re into Parkers, these three side-by- sides will get your heart thumping. They’re all VHEs, and they’re all in very nice original condition. The first two double barrels are phenomenal. Just check out all that color. The 16g is real nice, too, and it would be a great gun for grouse hunting. Parkers like […]

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Here’s a Parker you rarely see. It’s a 12g that weighs 6lbs 10z – or about as much as a typical British 12 gauge game gun. Most 12g Parkers were built on 1 1/2- 0r 2-sized frames. That pushed their weights into the 7 1/4 pound plus category (mostly plus). Even though Parker 12s could […]

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Cowan’s Auction’s Fall 2014 Historic Firearms and Early Militaria sale is today Wednesday, 10/22, starting at 10am. There are a number nice looking percussion shotguns in the sale and this decent looking Cogswell & Harrison hammer shotgun. There’s also this little double, which is sure to attract plenty of attention. Lot 921 – Parker VH […]

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Up in Maine, no one hunts “ruffed grouse”. From the rednecks who ride the roads to the guys who get into the woods, everyone hunts pa’tridge. Same bird, different way of seeing things. If you’re a genuine New England pa’tridge hunter with a romantic streak in you, your shotgun is a probably a Parker. If […]

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Alderfer Auction & Appraisal in Hatfield, PA, is having a firearms sale tomorrow, July 15, 2014,  @12:00 PM EST. If you’re into American side-by-sides, this is a sale you’ll want to check out. There are nice guns by L.C. Smith, Parker Bros., A.H. Fox, Winchesters, and Ithaca. Here are a few of the ones that […]

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