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  JOHN WILKES PAIR BEST LONDON SIDELOCKS SXS .410: Price: $79,500 KEN HUNT ENGRAVED CONSECUTIVE NUMBERED BOTH ARE 26″ MOD AND FULL 3″ CHAMBERS DOUBLE TRIGGER EJECTORS SPLINTER FOREARM ENGLISH GRIP CHECKERED BUTT 4LBS 14 OZ X 2 X 1 1/2 X 15 BOTH GUNS ARE NEW UNFIRED IN MAKERS CASE Westley Richards 20 bore  Hand Detachable (drop […]

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  FABBRI BEST 20 GAUGE OU SHOTGUN: MADE 2005, PELI CREATIVE ARTS ENGRAVED, 27 1/2″ VACUUM ARC REMELT BARRELS  SOLID RIB, IMPROVED MODIFIED AND FULL 2 3/4″, SINGLE TRIGGER EJECTORS FIELD FOREARM ENGLISH GRIP CHECKERED BUTT NEW IN MAKERS CASE, 6LBS 2 OZ X 2″ X 1 3/8″ X 15″. Price: $99,500 JOSEPH LANG 12GA SIDE-BY-SIDE CUSTOM […]

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WESTLEY RICHARDS BEST DROPLOCK SXS RIFLE 600 NITRO: 24″ BARRELS WITH A SINGLE LEAF 1/4 RIB REAR AND A HOODED PATENTED WESTLEY NIGHT SITE FRONT DOUBLE TRIGGERS EJECTORS SPLINTER FOREARM PISTOL GRIP TEST FIRED ONLY IN MAKERS OAK & LEATHER CASE 15 1/4 LBS . LOP: 14 3/4″. Price: $99,500 Winchester Model 21 Deluxe 20ga. 2-barrel set: 28” […]

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John Dickson & Son Pre-Owned ‘Round Action’ Side-by-Side Shotgun: A pre-owned 12 bore John Dickson & Son ‘Round Action’ Ejector Shotgun with 28 inch barrels at our New York Showroom. John Dickson & Son best quality round action ejector with double trigger and automatic safety. Price: $29,900  Barrel Length: 28 Inches – New 1989 Chamber: […]

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On Wednesday, I put up this post  and asked Can you guess this 20 gauge Westley Richards’ secrets? Right away, few folks spotted this pretty little side-by-side’s special features right: sideclips, a Greener-style top bolt, and, most impressively, droplocks (AKA hand-detachable locks). Westley Richards patented the Anson & Deeley boxlock action in 1875. Twenty-one year later, they updated […]

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Wow – what a nice shotgun. Classic, British, and very original, this vintage 20 gauge Westley Richards SxS was completed in November in 1929 for Boston sporting goods store Bob Smith. It has a couple secrets. See if you can spot them. In a few days, I’ll reveal them and show & tell more about this […]

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So far in my tributes to Simon Clode, the former Chairman & Managing Director of Westley Richards, I’ve mentioned two of his company’s most important contributions to side by sides: The Anson & Deeley boxlock action and the Deeley ejectors. Now it’s time for WR’s third and most significant. If you ever shot a SxS or […]

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Here’s the next post in my continuing tribute to Westley Richards’ former Chairman & Managin Director Simon Clode. I have mixed feeling about ejectors. Part of me appreciates them. Ejectors can satisfy. If you think of breaking a clay or downing a bird as a sentence, hitting your target is the verb and the shells kicking free of the […]

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Many of you know Simon Clode,  the Chairman & Managing Director of Westley Richards, passed away last week. In tribute to him, I’m putting up a series of posts dedicated to his great company. Today’s, we’re covering one of Westley Richard’s huge contributions to the world of double barrel shotguns: The Anson & Deeley action. Patented in 1875, […]

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Wow – I can’t believe this: Westley Richard’s Simon Clode had passed away. My condolences to his family. You can read his obit on Westley Richard’s The Explora blog here. I ran into Simon a few times, the last one at the 2016 Safari Club Show in Vegas. He was sort of the Steve Jobs […]

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