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Christie’s Fall, 2014, Sporting Guns sale went off last Monday. There were a lot of nice doubles in the sale, including a bunch of impressive shotguns and rifles from King Alphonse XIII of Spain‘s personal collection. King Alphonse was a big shooter, and he had the funds to indulge in great shotguns and double rifles. […]

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I’ve never owned a Winchester Model 21. But if I were to get one, it would similar to the one you see here. Simple, with no frills or goofy gold. Double triggers. Nice long barrels. I bet it’s a deadly double for pheasants. The M21 was first produced in 1931, and it was manufactured by […]

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I’ve written a lot about Charles Daly shotguns — and for good reason. Up until the mid-1930s, Daly shotguns were some of the finest doubles sold in the US. Charles Daly was a businessman, not a gunmaker. Around 1875 he partnered with August Shoverling to import shotguns into the United States. These side-by-sides were marketed under […]

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The Super-Fox is one of America’s legendary shotguns. Famous outdoor writer and sportsman Nash Buckingham raved about it’s ability on high birds. He loved the loved the gun so much that he named it “Bo Whoop” because of the unique sound it made when fired. The A.H. Fox company offered the Super-Fox from 1923 to […]

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Here’s an impressive little double. This 28 gauge Zanotti is on Gunbroker.com now and the listing ends Monday, 12/14/2014, @ 8:30:00 PM ET. I think Zanotti is owned by Stefano and Fabio Zanotti. According to this website, the Zanottis have been making complete shotguns since 1625 – longer than Beretta – and the company has […]

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Redding Auction Service has this nice looking 12 gauge Francotte shotgun coming up in its 12/14 Firearms Auction. From what I can see, it looks like it’s in fantastic original condition (although the pad is a later addition). These old Francottes are great doubles, and whoever ends up with this SxS is going to get […]

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Here’s a jaw dropper. This stunning black-powder double rifle was by John Dickson & Son for eccentric collector Charles Gordon. Lot 967: MADE FOR CHARLES GORDON JOHN DICKSON & SON AN EXCEPTIONAL .500 (3IN.) BLACK POWDER EXPRESS ROTARY-UNDERLEVER DOUBLE HAMMER RIFLE, serial no. 3868 28in. black powder only fine damascus barrels with dolls-head extension, raised […]

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Here’s a great side-by-side at a fair price. I think Beretta’s GR-3s were made in the 1960-1970s and hand engraved.  I have one of these in 12g and the vent rib is very low profile. You can barely see it. 20g Bereta GR-3 SxS, 28″ bbls Price: $1699.99 Manufacturer: SN:2897 Caliber: 20 Gauge Chambers: 3 […]

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This Dickson Round Action is one of the shotgun world’s iconic designs. Patented in 1880, it has attracted fans for 130+ years. If you’re one of them, here’s an accessory your Dickson needs to have: An original John Dickson & Son Gun Oil Bottle With Dipper It’s on Ebay.co.uk now, and the listing ends on […]

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Pre-war Boss SxS Shotgun 20 ga., 26-1/2″ Barrels: Choked improved cylinder and modified (.007/.010).  Original 2-3/4 1oz. heavy proof. Raised concave game rib marked “Boss & Co. 41 Albermarle Street Picadilly London W”.  Built with the style and grace that these “golden era” Boss guns are famous for.  The petite “easy opening” action gun weighs […]

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