Here’s another nice 28 gauge double barrel shotgun that just popped up on the market. This one is a Renato Gamba Principessa with double triggers, longish bbls (27+”) and a long, straight-gripped stock (15″ LOP). Renato Gamba is an Italian gunmaker located Gardone V.T. – the heart of Italian gunmaking. The family has been making […]
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Posted in DOUBLE BARREL SHOTGUNS on Nov 26th, 2013
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 […]
Posted in DOUBLE BARREL SHOTGUNS on Nov 25th, 2013
Parker VH 12 ga, 28” barrels on a 1 ½ frame: Clean shiny bores, rib has two ivory beads. LOP is 14.25”to an original butt plate. The butt plate is in great condition and you can clearly see the detail of the wood cock the dog is holding in its mouth. Drop at the comb […]
Posted in DOUBLE BARREL SHOTGUNS on Nov 24th, 2013
Purdey 12 ga. pre-war best SxS sidelock gamegun: 30″ Sir Joseph Whitworth steel barrels, 2-1/2″ chambers, choked improved cylinder and full (.010/.032). 1920s production features the finest Purdey scroll of the era, retains 75% case colors. Splinter forend, straight hand stock of highly figured true French walnut with extraordinary black figure and flame grain. Measures […]
Posted in DOUBLE BARREL SHOTGUNS on Nov 16th, 2013
Here’s a nice, all around birds gun that just popped up on the market. The 28″ barrels make it hard to find, and a far more desirable gun all around. 20 gauge Browning BSS Sporter SxS, 28″ barrels Price: $2,299.99 Manufacturer: 1978 Caliber: 20 gauge Chambers: 3″ Metal Condition: Retains nearly all of its original […]
Posted in DOUBLE BARREL SHOTGUNS on Nov 15th, 2013
Take a good look at the 16g Parker double you see here. I bet it will be gone soon – and for good reason. As a 16 gauge on a O frame, it’s hard to find and one of the best grouse guns ever made in America. It also has excellent dimensions, with just 2″ […]
Posted in DOUBLE BARREL SHOTGUNS on Nov 14th, 2013
The ribs on a side-by-side don’t look like they could cause you much trouble. But if they’re loose, you could spend hundreds of dollars fixing them. Check out this quick video for some insights into how to spot loose ribs on a side-by-side shotgun.
Posted in DOUBLE BARREL SHOTGUNS on Nov 13th, 2013
I’ve written this before, but if Webley & Scott is the Ford of British gunmaker, the Model 700 is their F150 pickup. Introduced in the 1950′s, the rugged and reliable M700 was the double of choice for thousands of shooters in the UK and Europe. But almost all those Webleys were 12 gauges. The Brits […]
Posted in DOUBLE BARREL SHOTGUNS on Nov 12th, 2013
Last week I put up this post about a decent looking BC Miroku 12g sidelock that popped up on the market. Today, an even better deal has appeared. This double you see here is almost the same shotgun, except it’s a 20g with ejectors. 20 gauge BC My Luck Model F Sidelock Double Barrel Shotgun […]