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Here’s a beautiful, high-quality shotgun you rarely see: It’s a 12 gauge Charles Daly O/U made in Prussia by F. W. Heym. It’s on Gunbroker.com now and the online auctions ends on Sat, 10/18/2014, @ 12:46:55 AM ET. Charles Daly was an importer, not a maker, and his company had doubles built in Europe for […]

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J.P. Sauer and Son is one of the world’s oldest gunmakers. Founded in 1751, they’ve been building all sorts of guns for a long time now. Some of these guns have been beautiful side-by-side shotguns. The side-by-side shotgun you see here was probably made for the American market between 1910-1930. I love the scalloped action […]

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Here’s a beautiful little double I know very little about. J. P. Sauer is one of Europe’s oldest gunmakers, and I’m guessing they made this side-by-side for the American market. It sure looks awesome. It’s on Gunbroker.com with a Buy Now price of $16,995 – expensive, but not crazy considering the gun’s quality, condition, and […]

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PARKER BHE 12 GAUGE – ORIGINAL OUTSTANDING CONDITION – 30″ BARRELS: Parker BHE (Grade 5) in 12 gauge with 30″ barrels. Straight grip with skeleton butt plate. Sharp engraving. Excellent case colors. Double triggers. Bores as original at .732 with 40/1000 choke (Full) in each barrel. Chambers as original at 2 3/4″. Number 2 Frame […]

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Here’s another nice grouse gun. This little Charles Daly is on Gunbroker.com now, and the listing ends 11/27/2013 @ 9:48:25 AM ET. Made during World War 1, it looks like it’s still in excellent original condition. Regarding Charles Daly, he was a businessman, not a gunmaker. Around 1875 he partnered with August Shoverling and started […]

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Little John’s Auction Service annual May antique and sporting guns auction starts this Wednesday. If you’re into nice doubles, this is a sale you don’t want to miss. It’s a big auction, spread out over 2 days – Wednesday & Thursday, May 22-23. I’m going to put up several posts featuring the highlights of this […]

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Charles Daly shotguns & drilling used to be some of the finest guns available in America. Even though these firearms were made in Europe, they were marketed under the Charles Daly name and sold in American sporting good shops like Von Lengerke & Detmolf and Abercrombie & Fitch. The three Charles Dalys you see below […]

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I’ve always liked drillings, probably because they seem so practical.  With one gun I could kill everything from a goose to a moose — especially if I was carrying the one you see here. This  J.P. Sauer & Sohn sidelock drilling and its in 12 GA x 12 GA x 9x57MM. That’s pretty much all […]

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Here’s another Charles Daly side-by-side that’s selling at auction tomorrow. This is a Prussian/Lindner-made Daly, and if you follow this blog at all you know how much I like these shotguns. If you don’t follow it, you can read more about these Prussian/Lindner-made Dalys here. Prussian Charles Daly Empire Grade Double Ejector shotgun: Serial #1051, […]

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Here are my top-picks of the shotguns that popped up this week on Gunsinternational.com. That Holland & Holland is exceptional and the A.h. Fox 12 gauge Super Fox looks nice, too. CHARLES DALY PRUSSIAN SXS REGENT DIAMOND 9MM CENTERFIRE SHOT: This is without a doubt the sexiest gun we have encountered. 22” barrels, double triggers, […]

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