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Boss & Co builds fantastic doubles. But some of their guns are peculiar–like the SxS you see here. With double beads on the action, banner-style engraving, and lovely patina, it’s one of the nicest pre-WW1 Boss side-by-sides I’ve seen. But it does have a quirk. Compare its forend to the forend on other Boss SxSs (like this one) […]

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Here’s a good deal. These sidelock Browning BSSs are nice doubles, and far superior to most SxSs in the same price range. They’re Holland & Holland-pattern side-by-sides , made in Japan by Miroku and were offered from 1983-1987. Today, they’ve proven themselves to be solid, dependable firearms. At 6 1/2lbs, this one is just right for all kinds of […]

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How would you spend $75,000? On a BMW 6-series, a year-and-a-half of fancy college for your kid, or on this  Holland & Holland .500/.465 Nitro SxS double rifle — one of the nicest DRs I’ve seen in a long time. Unlike your standard H&H Royal rifle, this one has a slightly rounded bar (nice is you ever carry it […]

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F.illi Piotti Pre-Owned 20 bore ‘King’ Sidelock Shotgun: A pre-owned 20 bore F.lli Piotti ‘King’ Sidelock Ejector Shotgun with 28 inch barrels at our New York Showroom. Sidelock ejector with double triggers (articulated front) and automatic safety. Price: $24,000  Triggers: Double (front articulated trigger) Safety: Automatic Barrel Length: 28 Inches Chamber: 2 3/4 Inch Rib: Raised semi-concave […]

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HOLLAND&HOLLAND ROYAL DOUBLE RIFLE PRE WAR 500/465: MADE 1921 26″ BARRELS WITH GREAT BORES 1/4 RIB 3 LEAF EXPRESS SIGHT HOLLAND FLIP NIGHT SIGHT EJECTORS SPLINTER FOREARM PISTOL GRIP LONG BOTTOM TANG WITH ENGRAVED TRAP DOOR GRIP CAP EXTENDED TOP TANG EXCELLENT ORIGINAL CONDITION IN MAKERS CASE 10LBS 5 OZ X 14 1/8″ LOP. Price: $95,000 FABBRI […]

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Boss & Company 12 gauge sidelock SxS ejector gun: A truly spectacular London Best gun that was ordered, according to factory records, on February 14th, 1958 by Abercrombie & Fitch.  It was ordered with 26” barrels choked IC and Modified, single trigger, 2 ¾” chambers, tapered smooth concave rib with Albemarle address.  It has 1 […]

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Winchester Model 21 SxS – 3 Bbl, 20 & 28 gauge set: Price: $16,669.99 Caliber: 20 Gauge and 28 gauge Chambers: 20 ga – 2-3/4 inch, 20 ga – 3 inch, 28 ga 2-3/4 inch Metal Condition: Excellent Wood Condition: Excellent Bore Condition: Bright and shiny, all three barrels Barrels: 20 ga 3 inch – 30 […]

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The internet is an incredible tool — especially if you’re interested in old guns. I’ve spent hundred of hours online learning about all sorts of SxSs and OUs. I’ve also done a fair amount of buying there — either through straight sales or online auctions. Over the course of doing this, I’ve learned one lesson […]

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Joh. Springer, Vienna — Model 40, Matched Consecutive Pair Sidelock Ejectors — 12ga, 2 1/2″ Chambers: 28″ SxS chopper-lump barrels with concave matted ribs, all choked full. 14″ pull from articulated front triggers to striated horn buttplates. 1 3/8″ – 2 1/4″ drop. Trace of cast-off. Fully figured, dark, European walnut stocks with Anson-release splinter forends, […]

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I’m pretty sure I’ve gushed about this gorgeous gun before. It’s a 16 gauge W.W. Greener side-by-side, built in 2005 by Richard Tandy and David Dryhurst. W.W. Greener is one of the world’s most famous gunmakers. Founded in 1829 by William Greener, the company played a key role in the evolution of fine sporting arms. […]

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