See this week’s 4 doubles you don’t want to miss …

JOHN ROBERTSON (OF BOSS & CO.) BOXLOCK EJECTOR 16 GAUGE SIDE-BY-SIDE SHOTGUN
JOHN ROBERTSON (OF BOSS & CO.) BOXLOCK EJECTOR 16 GAUGE SIDE-BY-SIDE SHOTGUN

JOHN ROBERTSON (OF BOSS & CO.) BOXLOCK EJECTOR 16 GAUGE SIDE-BY-SIDE SHOTGUN: A Boxlock Ejector 16 gauge shotgun with 28” blacked steel barrels fit with ejectors, a tapered smooth concave game rib fit with a brass bead front sight, 2-1/2″ chambers and are choked Improved Cylinder & Modified. “JOHN ROBERTSON. 13. DOVER STREET. LONDON. W.” is engraved on the rib. The shotgun has English Arabesque scroll engraving with “JOHN ROBERTSON” in banner engraved on both sides of the action body, “SAFE” in gold on tang and a faded case color hardened finish with more in protected finish. Double triggers and automatic safety. Best quality European walnut stock with traditional English straight hand grip, drop points, Engish flat top checkering and vacant stock oval. Splinter forend with Anson style push button release, 14″ LOP to a scored butt, Cast off 1/8″ at face, 5 Lbs. 8 Oz. Price: $5,900

Rare Ithaca NID 3E 10 ga. 3 1/2" Magnum Side-by-Side
Rare Ithaca NID 3E 10 ga. 3 1/2″ Magnum Side-by-Side

Rare Ithaca NID 3E 10 ga. 3 1/2″ Magnum Side-by-Side: Rare Ithaca 3E 10 ga. circa 1933, 3-1/2″ magnum 30″ barrels fitted with Briley Chokes to enable modern wildfowl loads. Single trigger, auto ejectors, auto safe. Straight stock, splinter forend of highly figured walnut measures 1-1/2″ comb 2-1/2″ heel, length of pull 14″ over Hawkins pad.  The massive action retains 75% strong case colors and crisp engraving.  Barrels about 97% finish with some blemishes in the blue perfect bores no dings or dents. The wood to metal is excellent, some minor marks in the original varnish.  Estimated only 24 Grade 3E Magnums were ever produced. Weighs 11 pounds. Price: $4,850

Joseph Lang & Son 2" 12 Gauge Boxlock SxS
Joseph Lang & Son 2″ 12 Gauge Boxlock SxS

Joseph Lang & Son 2″ 12 Gauge Boxlock SxS: Joseph Lang & Son, 7 Bury, St. James’s, London 2″ 12 Gauge game gun with 26″ XF/M ejector barrels with a concave rib with ” FOR 2 INCH CASE ONLY ” inlaid in platinum. Bores are excellent measuring .731 right and left. Choked .016 right and .044 left. Minimum wall thickness of .027 right and .028 left. Chambers remain 2″. London proved for 7/8 oz. shot. Receiver retains 70% fading case colors with border engraving. Barrel, floorplate, and trigger guard blue remain at 97%  Stocked in a lovely piece of English walnut with very nice color and contrast with receiver drop points. Vacant stock oval.  LOP is 14 7/8″ over a 1/2″ striated wood buttplate. DAC-1-3/8″  DAH-2 1/8″ Cast off 5/8″  Weight of 5lb 9oz This piece, built in 1946, remains in very nice condition and is tight and on face. Barrels ring. It remains perfectly in proof. Cased in its factory leather trunk case with correct Atkin, Grant & Lang trade label and snap caps. Also with bore brush, mop, and rosewood cleaning rod. Case is in excellent condition inside and out. Unusually tight chokes for a 2″ gun but easily opened to suit your desires. The long length of pull can also be easily shortened to suit your needs or even lengthened with a pad. Joseph Lang & Son has been a very respected London maker dating back to 1853. Joseph Lang the patriarc was married to the daughter of James Purdey. This is a very fine example of a 2″ London game gun. These 2″ guns are just plain sexy! Price: $4,795

Browning Superposed Superlight 12GA OU Shotgun:
Browning Superposed Superlight 12GA OU Shotgun:

Browning Superposed Superlight 12GA OU Shotgun: Belgium Browning Superposed Superlight 12 ga manufactured in 1969 in very good overall condition. Stock shows some minor handling marks throughout. Bore is bright and clear. Comes with the original box! Dimensions are as follows; BBL. 26 1/2″ – 2 3/4″ chamber WT. 6lb. 10oz. DIM. 14 1/8″ L.O.P. with 1 1/2″ drop at the comb and 2 1/8″ drop at the heel. Top barrel is choked modified, bottom barrel is choked improved cylinder. Price: $2,995

L.C. Smith ~ Field Grade ~ 20 Gauge ~ Used
L.C. Smith ~ Field Grade ~ 20 Gauge ~ Used

L.C. Smith ~ Field Grade ~ 20 Gauge ~ Used: L.C. Smith, Hunter Arms Field Grade SxS in 20 Gauge. Made in Fulton, New York, it has the 28-inch solid rib Armor Steel barrels with fixed chokes right (Mod), left (Imp Mod). Hammerless receiver, double triggers, Walnut stock and forearm show scattered blemishes from years of use. Some visible case color left on the receiver. 14 1/8″ LOP from the front trigger to the end of the recoil pad. Extractors with auto safety. 20 Gauge Price: $1,800.99

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Sat. summary: See 4 listings ending tomorrow, 10/2, Gunbroker.com …

Here are the 4 doubles we covered this week. They’re going off tomorrow night on Gunbroker.com. All are No Reserve, you could get a great deal. Check them out now.

A.H. Fox A Grade Pre-Savage 28" Full/Mod 16 GA SXS Double Shotgun, 1921
A.H. Fox A Grade Pre-Savage 28″ Full/Mod 16 GA SXS Double Shotgun, 1921

1. A.H. Fox A Grade Pre-Savage 28″ Full/Mod 16 GA SXS Double Shotgun, 1921 

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Friedrich Wilhelm Heym Grade No 9D 16 Ga 28" Over/Under Shotgun 1919-33
Friedrich Wilhelm Heym Grade No 9D 16 Ga 28″ Over/Under Shotgun 1919-33

2. Friedrich Wilhelm Heym Grade No 9D 16 Ga 28″ Over/Under Shotgun 1919-33 

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Merkel Brothers Lightweight 200E 70CM bbls IC/C 12 GA, 1930. 6 lb., 5.2 oz. No reserve. See it on Gunbroker.com now.
Merkel Brothers Lightweight 200E 70CM bbls IC/C 12 GA, 1930. 6 lb., 5.2 oz. No reserve. See it on Gunbroker.com now.

3. Merkel Brothers Lightweight 200E 27.5″ IC/C 12 GA Over-Under O/U Double Shotgun 1930

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Auguste Francotte Featherweight Boxlock 12 GA 28" IM/M Double Barrel,1928. 6 lb., 1 oz. No reserve. See it on Gunbroker.com now.
Auguste Francotte Featherweight Boxlock 12 GA 28″ IM/M Double Barrel,1928. 6 lb., 1 oz. No reserve. See it on Gunbroker.com now.

A perfectly proportioned bird gun: Philadelphia A.H. Fox 16g A-grade …

A.H. Fox A Grade Pre-Savage 28" Full/Mod 16 GA SXS Double Shotgun, 1921
A.H. Fox A Grade Pre-Savage 28″ Full/Mod 16 GA SXS Double Shotgun, 1921

This 16g A.H. Fox A Grade is on Gunbroker.com now. The online auction listing ends this Sunday,10/2/2022, @ 8:26 PM.

A.H. Fox A Grade Pre-Savage 28" Full/Mod 16 GA SXS Double Shotgun, 1921
A.H. Fox A Grade Pre-Savage 28″ Full/Mod 16 GA SXS Double Shotgun, 1921

This A-grade looks like it has lived its life as a go-to bird gun. While it’s in nice shape, it doesn’t have the color-case hardening and condition collectors want.

A.H. Fox A Grade Pre-Savage 28" Full/Mod 16 GA SXS Double Shotgun, 1921
A.H. Fox A Grade Pre-Savage 28″ Full/Mod 16 GA SXS Double Shotgun, 1921

That’s great if you’re looking for a classic American bird gun. It will keep the price down on, and it will make you feel like you can take this shotgun into the field without worry.

To me, the A-grade has always been the sweet spot of A.H. Fox shotguns. Sterlingworths are a bit plain. The second-style engraving that sets it apart, plus a round-knob, half-pistol grip stock make it special.

A.H. Fox A Grade Pre-Savage 28" Full/Mod 16 GA SXS Double Shotgun, 1921
A.H. Fox A Grade Pre-Savage 28″ Full/Mod 16 GA SXS Double Shotgun, 1921

“This FOX grade is a gun that the discriminating sportsman will appreciate as to price and workmanship. It is not a cheap gun, but a more than good gun at a reasonable figure, and can be built to your own specifications without extra charge. The material and fittings are of superior FOX class.” -from an A.H. Fox catalog

A.H. Fox A Grade Pre-Savage 28" Full/Mod 16 GA SXS Double Shotgun, 1921
A.H. Fox A Grade Pre-Savage 28″ Full/Mod 16 GA SXS Double Shotgun, 1921

A.H. Fox A Grade Pre-Savage 28″ Full/Mod 16 GA SXS Double Shotgun, 1921

Serial Number: 301339 Year of Manufacture: Ca. 1921 Gauge: 16 Gauge, 2 9/16″ Shells

Weight: 5 lb., 13.4 oz. Finish Originality: Original

Action Type: Top Break Side by Side Box Lock Hammerless Shotgun with Extractor

Markings: The top of the right barrel is marked “CHROMOX FLUID COMPRESSED STEEL”, the top of the left “MADE BY A.H. FOX GUN Co. PHILA. PA. U.S.A.”. The barrel flat is marked “A”, “301339” and with a Fox proof. Each side of the receiver is marked “ANSLEY H. FOX” in banner and the receiver and trigger plate have Grade A scroll engraving. The water table is marked “301339” and “A” on the right. The bottom tang is marked “301339” as is the top of the forend iron.

Barrel Length: 28”, Choke: Left: Full, Right: Modified, Both Fixed

Sights / Optics: There is a silver-colored bead mounted to the front of the rib. The top of the rib is finely serrated to reduce glare.

Stock Configuration & Condition: The stocks are two-piece checkered walnut with splinter forend, round-bottom pistol grip, straight comb and ventilated orange rubber Jostham recoil pad. The stocks have some scattered light nicks, scuffs and scratches. The forend has a repaired chip-loss on the top edge on the left-rear with a filled loss below this. There are a few tiny losses around the front edges of the wrist. The checkering is well defined. The LOP measures approximately 14 1/4″ and 13 3/8″ from the fronts of the triggers to the back of the recoil pad, 13 3/8″ and 12 1/2″ to the back of the wood. The drop at comb is approximately 1 3/8″, drop at heel 2 1/2″. The pad is shows wear and discoloration, but is still fairly supple. The stocks rate in about Very Good condition as refinished.

Type of Finish: Blue & Case Color

Bore Condition: The bores are mostly bright. There is no erosion in the bore, but there is some stubborn fouling.

Overall Condition: This shotgun retains about 90% of its metal finish. The finish is thinning at most edges. The barrels’ finish is generally strong with a few light nicks and scuffs, most at the breech-end. The receiver’s case color has muting toward the bottom-front with stronger color toward the top-rear. The guard has light handling wear and some scattered minor surface oxidation. The action shows light operational wear. The screw heads range from sharp to tool marked with strong slots. The markings are clear. Overall, this shotgun is in Very Good condition.

Mechanics: The action functions correctly. The barrels lock up to the receiver with no play. The safety engages automatically when the action is opened. We have not fired this shotgun. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance standards.

Box, Paperwork & Accessories: None

Our Assessment: Ansley Fox was one of the earliest American innovators with internal hammer double guns. In 1894, at the age of 19, he was issued a patent on a system of cocking the internal hammers of a break-action gun using leverage from the barrels with his design actually containing nineteen patentable features, according to the U.S. Patent office. Fox would continue on, making it his life’s work to produce “The finest gun in the world” (as well as the finest car in the world and a few other manufacturing ventures). He even gained the praise of Theodore Roosevelt who wrote to Mr. Fox in a letter “The double-barreled shotgun has come, and I really think it is the most beautiful gun I have ever seen. I am exceedingly proud of it. I am almost ashamed to take it to Africa and expose it to the rough usage it will receive. But now that I have it, I could not possibly make up my mind to leave it behind. I am extremely proud that I am to have such a beautiful bit of American workmanship with me”.

The A.H. Fox Gun Co. would continue producing shotguns of various grades and chambered for various gauges through the late 1920s, when they fell victim to the Great Depression and were acquired by Savage Arms. This example is a 16 gauge A Grade, produced in 1921, the heyday of A.H. Fox, during the Roaring ’20s when post-war America was booming and Fox guns were selling as well as ever. Today, A.H. Fox shotguns are quite collectible. As Fox’s reputation was built on quality, their success didn’t necessarily mean that a huge number of guns were made. For the dedicated Fox collector, this A Grade would make a great addition to a collection. Better still, with its good bores and tight lockup, this shotgun can still serve, more than 100 years later, to take down flesh or clay birds in style. Please see our photos and good luck!

A rare 16g Heym OU, Grade 9D, at auction, no reserve …

Friedrich Wilhelm Heym Grade No 9D 16 Ga 28" Over/Under Shotgun 1919-33
Friedrich Wilhelm Heym Grade No 9D 16 Ga 28″ Over/Under Shotgun 1919-33

High quality doesn’t always equal high price. Case in point: I’ve always been amazed by how well-made pre-World War II German OUs are and how low their prices remain.

The 16g F.W. Heym Grade 9D you see here is a great example

It’s on Gunbroker.com now and the online auction listing ends Sunday, 10/2/2022 @ 8:25 PM EST.

Friedrich Wilhelm Heym Grade No 9D 16 Ga 28" Over/Under Shotgun 1919-33
Friedrich Wilhelm Heym Grade No 9D 16 Ga 28″ Over/Under Shotgun 1919-33

F.W. Heym was founded in Suhl, Germany, in July 1865. The company is still around today. They built this shotgun in the 1920s. It features a Merkel-style triggerplate action, sideplates, ejectors, and 28″ barrels with a full-length vent rib. It also has original 2 3/4″ chambers.

Back in the ’20s, this shotgun was one of the highest-grade F.W. Heyms imported into the US. It was expensive and costs about as much as Paker BHE SxS.

I’ve shot fancy British OUs that cost 10x-12x more than guns like this Heym. Are those Purdeys and Woodwards 10x-12x better? I didn’t think so.

Friedrich Wilhelm Heym Grade No 9D 16 Ga 28" Over/Under Shotgun 1919-33
Friedrich Wilhelm Heym Grade No 9D 16 Ga 28″ Over/Under Shotgun 1919-33

Friedrich Wilhelm Heym Grade No 9D 16 Ga 28″ Over/Under Shotgun 1919-33: Make: Friedrich Wilhelm Heym of Suhl, Germany Model: Grade No. 9D Serial#: 5805AH Year of Manufacture: Circa 1919-1933

Finish Originality: Original

Friedrich Wilhelm Heym Grade No 9D 16 Ga 28" Over/Under Shotgun 1919-33
Friedrich Wilhelm Heym Grade No 9D 16 Ga 28″ Over/Under Shotgun 1919-33

Gauge: 16 Gauge, 2 3/4″ chamber.

Weight: 6 Pounds and 7.9 Ounces

Friedrich Wilhelm Heym Grade No 9D 16 Ga 28" Over/Under Shotgun 1919-33
Friedrich Wilhelm Heym Grade No 9D 16 Ga 28″ Over/Under Shotgun 1919-33

Barrel Length: 28” with a ventilated rib, the ribs are sound and tight.

Friedrich Wilhelm Heym Grade No 9D 16 Ga 28" Over/Under Shotgun 1919-33
Friedrich Wilhelm Heym Grade No 9D 16 Ga 28″ Over/Under Shotgun 1919-33

Choke: The top barrel has a Full choke and the bottom barrel has a Improved Modified Choke. Both chokes are fixed.

Action Type: Over/Under Hammerless Top-Break Shotgun with a Barrel Selector and Ejectors

Markings: The receiver is covered in floral scroll engravings and on the bottom is marked “FR. WILH. HEYM, SUHL / GERMANY”. The top of the receiver, obscured by the barrel when it is in the down position, is marked with two Weimar-era proof marks (a German Eagle and a crowned “U” which was a definitive proof) above Germany on the right side and features the serial number on the right “5805AH”. The belly features a medallion marked “G.P.” The upper left portion of the top barrel, concealed by the side panel, is marked “ROECHLING”, “GTC” inside an oval, “ELEKTROSTAHL”, and has faded German proof marks concealed by a wood side panel (an eagle next to “NITRO” which was a nitro proof, two faded eagles, a corwned “U” definitive proof, “16” inside an oval which was the gauge designation and some marks that are no longer legible). The bottom barrel, visible when the forend is removed, is marked “ROECHLING”, “GTC” inside an oval and “ELEKTROSTAHL”. The bottom of the lower barrel is serial matched. The left rear portion of the upper barrel, which is visible when the gun is fully assembled,  is marked “NEW-YORK”, “GRADE No 9 D” and Nitro next to a faded mark.  The right rear portion of the upper barrel, which is visible when the gun is fully assembled, is marked “SLOANS SPORTING GOODS Co INC”. The forend iron is serial matched.

Sights/ Optics: The front sight is a red bead and there is a red colored bead about half way down the rib.

Stock Configuration & Condition/ Grip: The stock is 4 piece wood featuring a checkered detachable forend, two smooth wood side panels, a checkered semi-pistol grip with a engraved metal cap, a fluted straight comb, a medallion on the belly and a textured black synthetic butt-plate. The stock has some light handling marks, nicks and scuffs. Notably, there is a tiny crack at the tip of the top tang. The LOP is 14.5” from the trigger to the rear of the butt-plate. The drops are approximately 1.75” and 2.5” inches from the comb and heel respectively. The butt-plate has some light handling marks. Overall, the stock is in Very Good-Fine condition.

Type of Finish: Blue and Case Color

Bore Condition: The bores are mostly bright with some light erosion concentrated around the muzzles.

Overall Condition: The shotgun retains about 65% of its metal finish. There are some light-moderate handling marks, nicks and scuffs. Notably, the case-colored receiver’s finish has largely worn off, with some surviving finish on the top tang, concealed by the barrel and on the sides. The barrels have a patch of moderate finish loss on the forward left side, light wear around the leading edges and some light wear around the muzzles. Some of the markings have faded but most remain clear. The screwheads are lightly tooled and remain serviceable. Overall, the shotgun is in Very Good condition.

Mechanics: The action functions correctly. The barrels lock with no play on the frame. We have not fired this shotgun. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance requirements.

Box Paperwork and Accessories: None.

Our Assessment: Friedrich Wilhelm Heym was a Suhl based industrialist who founded his namesake company in mid 1865. The company is most famous for the shotguns and rifles it has produced. The company primarily exported its goods to the Russian Empire before shifting its focus to the United States around the time WWI broke out (Germany and Russia went to war in 1914). Ironically, Germany would end up fighting the United States as well in 1917. Despite this, when WWI ended the company continued to export arms to the U.S., primarily exporting shotguns and drillings. The company survived WWII and remains in operation today.

This particular specimen is an over/under shotgun, designated the Grade No. 9D, which was made during the Weimar-era based on the proof marks. The gun has some handling wear but it retains its beautiful engravings and is still mechanically sound. The gun should make a wonderful addition to any collection. Good luck on your bid!

Two great upland guns, maybe great deals: a Merkel OU & a Francotte SxS …

Two lightweight 12gs: A Merkel 200E from the '30s and a Francotte Featherweight.
Two lightweight 12s: A Merkel 200E from 1930 and a Francotte Featherweight from 1928

“Another bargain!!!” Those are the first two words of this article I wrote for Shooting Sportsman magazine: Boxlock Bargains: Why lightweight 12s are the kings of bird guns.

The 12 gauge you see here are perfect examples of what I was writing about. The Merkel OU weighs 6 lb., 5.2 oz., the Francotte side-by-side 6 lb., 1 oz. Both have ejectors, straight grips, double triggers, and old school styling; and their barrels have original 2 3/4″ chambers, excellent bore measurements, and plenty of wall thickness.

Two lightweight 12gs: A Merkel 200E from 1930 and a Francotte Featherweight from 1928
Two lightweight 12s: A Merkel 200E from 1930 and a Francotte Featherweight from 1928

Both are on Gunbroker.com now. There’s no reserve on either one, so they offer you the chance to get a great bird gun — and a very high-quality shotgun — for little money.

As I wrote in my article for Shooting Sportsman, lightweight 12s have a number of advantages:

  • There’s a range of ammo available for them, so you can modify your load to hunt anything from quail and woodcock to pheasant. Plus, when a vintage 12 gauge has original 2 3/4″ chambers it should be OK shooting any easy-to-find, major brand, low-brass12g game loads.
  • They have adult-sized proportions, and they’re better balanced. Unlike smallbores, lightweight twelves don’t feel dainty or whippy, and their barrels aren’t swallowed up in your hands. All this makes them easier to control and shoot.
  • People ignore them, favoring 20gs and 28gs instead (even though 12s are ballistically superior). This keeps demand — and prices — for lightweight twelve gauges foolishly low.
Merkel Brothers Lightweight 200E 27.5" IC/C 12 GA, 1930. No reserve. See it on Gunbroker.com now.
Merkel Brothers Lightweight 200E 70CM bbls IC/C 12 GA, 1930. 6 lb., 5.2 oz. No reserve. See it on Gunbroker.com now.

Merkel Brothers Lightweight 200E 70cm (27.5″) IC/C 12 GA, 1930. 6 lb., 5.2 oz. No reserve. See it on Gunbroker.com now.

Auguste Francotte Feathweight Boxlock 12 GA 28" IM/M Double Barrel, 1928. No reserve. See it on Gunbroker.com now.
Auguste Francotte Featherweight Boxlock 12 GA 28″ IM/M Double Barrel,1928. 6 lb., 1 oz. No reserve. See it on Gunbroker.com now.

Auguste Francotte Featherweight Boxlock 12 GA 28″ IM/M Double Barrel, 1928. 6 lb., 1 oz. No reserve. See it on Gunbroker.com now.

Merkel Brothers Lightweight 200E 27.5″ IC/C 12 GA, 1930. 6lbs, 5.2 oz: Merkel’s one of Europe’s most famous gunmakers, and one of the few old-school German gunmakers around today. Most collectors agree that the shotguns they made before World War Two — like this OU — are their highest quality and finest overall.

Merkel Brothers Lightweight 200E 70CM bbls IC/C 12 GA, 1930. 6 lb., 5.2 oz. No reserve. See it on Gunbroker.com now.
Merkel Brothers Lightweight 200E 70CM bbls IC/C 12 GA, 1930. 6 lb., 5.2 oz. No reserve.
Merkel Brothers Lightweight 200E 70CM bbls IC/C 12 GA, 1930. 6 lb., 5.2 oz. No reserve. See it on Gunbroker.com now.
Merkel Brothers Lightweight 200E 70CM bbls IC/C 12 GA, 1930. 6 lb., 5.2 oz. No reserve. See it on Gunbroker.com now.

This is a model 200 with ejectors, so a 200E. It was made for the European market, and the barrels measure 70cm (27.5″), a common length for Continental shotguns. The barrels feature a full-length solid rib, and there are two white beads ahead of the toplever and on either side of the top rib. Technically, it’s not a boxlock. Instead, it’s built on a standard Merkel-style triggerplate action. But because it lacks sideplates, it has a similar look.

Auguste Francotte Feathweight Boxlock 12 GA 28" IM/M Double Barrel,1928. 6 lb., 1 oz. No reserve. See it on Gunbroker.com now.
Auguste Francotte Feathweight Boxlock 12 GA 28″ IM/M Double Barrel,1928. 6 lb., 1 oz. No reserve. See it on Gunbroker.com now.

Auguste Francotte Featherweight Boxlock 12 GA 28″ IM/M Double Barrel. 1928. 6lbs, 1 oz: Another pre-war double from a famous European maker. This SxS is built on of the finest designs of all time — the Anson & Deeley boxlock action — and features ejectors. The action retails a ton of color-case hardening and has Woodward-style arcade fences, fine, hand-cut scroll engraving, and a Purdey-style hidden third bite. The gun has fantastic proportions and real sexy look to it.

Auguste Francotte Feathweight Boxlock 12 GA 28" IM/M Double Barrel,1928. 6 lb., 1 oz. No reserve. See it on Gunbroker.com now.
Auguste Francotte Feathweight Boxlock 12 GA 28″ IM/M Double Barrel,1928. 6 lb., 1 oz.
Auguste Francotte Featherweight Boxlock 12 GA 28" IM/M Double Barrel,1928. 6 lb., 1 oz. No reserve. See it on Gunbroker.com now.
Auguste Francotte Featherweight Boxlock 12 GA 28″ IM/M Double Barrel,1928. 6 lb., 1 oz. No reserve. See it on Gunbroker.com now.

FYI: The accuracy of these listings has not been verified by Dogs and Doubles. All information has been provided by the sellers. Buyers are responsible for verifying the physical condition and all specifications of the listed items. Dogs and Doubles recommends you and a qualified gunsmith physically inspect an item before purchasing.

Any statements made on DogsandDoubles.com regarding a firearm’s condition, originality, safety, value, or suitability to use are opinions only. These statements have not been verified. They are not guaranteed to be accurate or correct in any way.

See this week’s 5 doubles you don’t want to miss …

Rigby .450 NE SxS Boxlock Extractor
Rigby .450 NE SxS Boxlock Extractor

Rigby .450 NE SxS Boxlock Extractor: .450 Nitro cal. Circa 1907. Highly figured wood. 28” Barrels with very good bores. Original configuration. Full rib, Border scroll & 1/8 coverage. Express sights. Faint case colors. 8lbs 13oz COST: $22,989

JOH. SPRINGER UNDERLEVER HAMMER DOUBLE RIFLE 7X57R
JOH. SPRINGER UNDERLEVER HAMMER DOUBLE RIFLE 7X57R

JOH. SPRINGER UNDERLEVER HAMMER DOUBLE RIFLE 7X57R: SN# 94XX 23 3/4″ SOLID RIB BARREL WITH FIXED REAR SIGHT AND RAMPED FRONT SIGHT CLAW MOUNTED HENSOLDT 4X SCOPE DOUBLE TRIGGERS EXTRACTORS SPLINTER FOREARM PISTOL GRIP RECOIL PAD SPRING LOADED POP UP COMB IN BUTT STOCK – ACTIVATED BY PUSHING RELEASE ON UNDERSIDE OF STOCK FORWARD WITH THUMB EXCELLENT CONDITION WITH SOME LIGHT HANDLING 8LBS 5 OZ 14 5/8″ LOP 7X57R AMMO AVAILABLE  Price: $12,500

Winchester Pre War 21 20ga NICE
Winchester Pre War 21 20ga NICE

Winchester Pre War 21 20ga NICE: Ser no 4288, 26″, M/F, DT, Splinter Forend, 1 5/8″ X 2 3/8″ X 14″, 97-98% Blue and Varnish, Just a little bit of flaking on bottom metal, Shiney Bores. Price: $7,995

ITHACA 4E NID 12 GAUGE LIVE BIRD 32" VENT RIB
ITHACA 4E NID 12 GAUGE LIVE BIRD 32″ VENT RIB

ITHACA 4E NID 12 GAUGE LIVE BIRD 32″ VENT RIB: ITHACA 4E, NID, LIVE BIRD, 12 GAUGE, 32″ VENT RIB, BEAVER TAIL FOREND, SINGLE TRIGGER, EJECTORS AND STRAIGHT STOCK. Very rare Ithaca  NID sxs with all the options.8lbs 9oz, DAC 1 7/16″, DAH 1 15/16″, LOP 14 3/4″ to front position trigger, LOP to the trigger 14 1/8″. Beautiful example of a rare NID. Price: $5,635

Fantastic and near mint Ithaca NID Field Grade 10ga - Fabulous all original gun with bold vivid original case color!:
Fantastic and near mint Ithaca NID Field Grade 10ga – Fabulous all original gun with bold vivid original case color!:

Fantastic and near mint Ithaca NID Field Grade 10ga – Fabulous all original gun with bold vivid original case color!: Easily the very best 10ga NID Model Field Grade Gun I have seen, this one made before the era of the 10ga Magnums in the 500k SN range.  This gun made with 32″ fluid steel barrels, checkered splinter forend, double triggers, extractors and safety.  The case hardened frame is lightly border engraved.  Capped pistol grip buttstock is point pattern checkered through the wrist and terminates with the original lined lined hard rubber buttplate. Overall, the gun remains in near mint original condition.  Barrels retain nearly all of their original blue with only a very minor rub or two.  Receiver retains virtually all of its bold original case color as seen in the photos.  Stocks are sound and retain virutally all of their original finish with only very minor handling marks and upon very close inspection do show some repair work at wrist which is very near invisible. Bores are brilliant and shiny and mechanics are crisp.  This is a very near mint gun which has been scarcely fired.  Breech face shows almost no shell ring evidence. Price: $3,295 

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Beretta SO10 28ga OU Sidelock Shotgun
Beretta SO10 28ga OU Sidelock Shotgun

Beretta SO10 28ga OU Sidelock Shotgun: Chambers: 2 3/4 Barrels: 28″ Gauge: 28 Gauge LOP: 14 5/8″ Weight: 6.25 lbs Choke Left: IC Choke Right: Mod. Price: $95,000

PERAZZI SCO EXTRA 28ga - 26.5" - USED - OU
PERAZZI SCO EXTRA 28ga – 26.5″ – USED – OU

PERAZZI SCO EXTRA 28ga – 26.5″ – USED – OU: A gently used Perazzi 28ga with 26.5″ engraved by Creative Arts. A beautiful game scene on these side plates. The serial number is 112617 on the receiver and barrels. The barrels weight 1140g and are fixed IM/F. The barrel and stock grade are 8.5/10. Slight handling marks with some wear on the barrel and stock. Comes with original case. Please contact us if you need more photos or information. Length of Pull: 15″ DAC: 1 1/2″ DAF: 1 9/16″ DAH: 2″ Cast at Comb: 1/8″ Cast at Face: 3/8″ Cast at Heel: 5/8″ FIXED: IM/F Price: $37,999

Filli. Piotti Montecarlo 28 gauge sidelock ejector extra finish, fabulous wood and engraving nizzoli cased long lop
Filli. Piotti Montecarlo 28 gauge sidelock ejector extra finish, fabulous wood and engraving nizzoli cased long lop

Filli. Piotti Montecarlo 28 gauge sidelock ejector extra finish, fabulous wood and engraving nizzoli cased long lop: Beautiful Filli. Piotti 28 gauge with fabulous wood and signed engraving. Long 14-3/4” Length of Pull to a checkered butt. Great engraving with full case coloring. Toplever inlaid with gold crown. Cased in a Nizzoli leather case with maker’s label and accessories including snap caps and mahogany cleaning rod with attachments. All metal and wood finishes in great condition. Made in 1989 with double triggers, rolled edge trigger guard and manual safety. It’s an upland gunner’s magic wand at 5lb 12oz. Not many 28 gauge Piottis around especially in the condition of this Italian beauty!  The 27” barrels have auto ejectors and are topped by a raised, solid tapered crosshatched rib. Chambered for 2-3/4” shotshells. The right barrel is bored 0.555 with a constriction of 0.010 for Modified choke. The left barrel is bored 0.554 and has a constriction of 0.015 for Improved Full choke. The breathtaking figure on the buttstock is beautifully finished and has crisp checkering. Stock dimensions are 14-3/4” to a checkered butt by 1-3/8” by 2”. Slightly cast-off for the righthand shot. Price: $27,500

Gorgeous Francotte KnockAbout 28ga Side by side spectacular Color case hardened
Gorgeous Francotte KnockAbout 28ga Side by side spectacular Color case hardened

Gorgeous Francotte KnockAbout 28ga Side by side spectacular Color case hardened: Absolutely gorgeous 28ga Francotte Knockabout Single trigger. 14.25″ LOP 26″ Barrel 4.85 lb IC/LM Chokes Gorgeous Color case hardening in perfect condition! Price: $4,900

Zoli & Rizzini ~ SXS ~ 28 Gauge
Zoli & Rizzini ~ SXS ~ 28 Gauge

Zoli & Rizzini ~ SXS ~ 28 Gauge: For your consideration, a Zoli & Rizzini side-by-side chambered in 28 Gauge. This piece was imported by the once-great outfitter, Abercrombie & Fitch and is equipped with extractors and a non-automatic safety. The splinter forearm is retained vis Anson type release. There is a blank, oval brass plate along the toe line. Stock dimensions are as follows: 14 1/4″ LOP, 2 1/8″ drop at heel, 1 11/16″ at face, and 1 5/16″ at comb. 28 Gauge. Price: $2,999.99

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BEAUTIFUL Boss Best Sidelock 20 Gauge 26.5" Barrels
BEAUTIFUL Boss Best Sidelock 20 Gauge 26.5″ Barrels

BEAUTIFUL Boss Best Sidelock 20 Gauge 26.5″ Barrels: Here we have a BEAUTIFUL Boss Best Sidelock in 20 Gauge! The barrels measure at 26.5″, with plenty of life left in it! This serial number is 7937. Boss Shotguns are always a remarkable piece to include in your collection as a true aficionado. This will also have a BLANK OVAL! Check out the specs on it below, and as always, thanks for looking! Price: $59,000

Griffin & Howe - Roundbody, SxS, 28ga. 27" Barrels Choked IC/M. LEATHER MAKER'S CASE INCLUDED. MAKE OFFER
Griffin & Howe – Roundbody, SxS, 28ga. 27″ Barrels Choked IC/M. LEATHER MAKER’S CASE INCLUDED. MAKE OFFER

Griffin & Howe – Roundbody, SxS, 28ga. 27″ Barrels Choked IC/M. LEATHER MAKER’S CASE INCLUDED. MAKE OFFER: Highly figured European walnut straight grip stock, checkered butt, splinter forend, automatic ejectors, double triggers with he front trigger being articulated, game rib, full sidelock round frame gun manufactured for Griffin & Howe by Arrieta, traditional rose and scroll engraving over a case colored finish, gun remains in excellent condition, leather makers’ case, available for immediate delivery. 5 lbs. 12 oz. 14 5/8” x 1 ½” x 2 3/8”. Price: $8,995

Piotti Piuma BSEE 12 gauge
Piotti Piuma BSEE 12 gauge

Piotti Piuma BSEE 12 gauge: Piotti BSEE 12 gauge boxlock circa 1983 imported by William Larkin Moore, straight grip splinter forend double triggersand chopper lump barrels in excellent as new condition weight is only 6LBS 2OZ A great grouse and woodcock gun with 27 inch barrels. Shotgun Gauge: 12 Gauge Manufacturer: Piotti Model: Piuma BSEE Serial Number: 7976 Barrel Length: 27 inch Bore Info: .731″ Chambers: 2 3/4″ Ejectors: yes Condition: excellent Metal Condition: excellent Wood Condition: excellent Bore Condition: perfect Action: boxlock Triggers: double Stock: straight Stock Comb: 1 3/8″ Stock Heel: 2 1/4″ Stock Cast: 1/4 cast off Fore End: splinter Butt Pad: checkered LOP: 14 1/4″ Rib: flat file Finish: oil finish Weight: 6lbs 2oz Choke Left: .020 modified Choke Right: .012 improved cylinder Minimum Wall Thickness Left: .027″ Minimum Wall Thickness Right: .027″.  Price: $7,500

A.H. Fox 20Ga Sterlingworth Skeet & Upland Deluxe Straight Grip, Original
A.H. Fox 20Ga Sterlingworth Skeet & Upland Deluxe Straight Grip, Original

A.H. Fox 20Ga Sterlingworth Skeet & Upland Deluxe Straight Grip, Original: Tight and on face. 40% faded case colors. 98% plus barrel blue. Mirror bores. SN 270806. Factory letter. + original blue, Mfg 1939.  Twin ivory beads. mirror bores. 26” Barrels, chokes R  -.010”, L +.014”.  (right choke is skeet out basically, typical S&U choking in right barrel.) 2 ¾” chambers. Stock shows 98 % original finish. No cracks, splits or chips. Drop 1 1/2” x 2 5/8”. LOP 14 ” factory buttplate. Weight 6 lbs 1 oz. Shotgun Gauge: 20 Gauge Manufacturer: A.H. Fox Model: Sterlingworth Skeet & Upland Barrel Length: 26″ Condition: Excellent. Price: $5,495

BEAUTIFULLY CASED AND ENGRAVED BLISSETT & SON DOUBLE BARREL 12 GAUGE HAMMER SHOTGUN
BEAUTIFULLY CASED AND ENGRAVED BLISSETT & SON DOUBLE BARREL 12 GAUGE HAMMER SHOTGUN

BEAUTIFULLY CASED HARDENED AND ENGRAVED BLISSETT & SON DOUBLE BARREL 12 GAUGE HAMMER SHOTGUN: 28 inch barrels. Cylinder bore in both barrels. 14 inch LOP. The gun is delicately engraved and has vivid case colors. Straight grip stock is in fine condition with sharp checkering. Trigger guard has most bright original blue. Fitted in a L.L. Bean newly manufactured case. An attractive looking outfit. Price: $2,295

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STUNNING F.lli. RIZZINI R1E BEST SXS 12 GA. WITH 28" BARRELS! QUITE POSSIBLY UNFIRED
STUNNING F.lli. RIZZINI R1E BEST SXS 12 GA. WITH 28″ BARRELS! QUITE POSSIBLY UNFIRED

STUNNING F.lli. RIZZINI R1E BEST SXS 12 GA. WITH 28″ BARRELS! QUITE POSSIBLY UNFIRED: Just in direct from Italy – Stunning preowned F.lli. Rizzini R1E SXS 28″ barrels in near MINT condition. Engraved by Muffolini. Shotgun Gauge: 12 Gauge Manufacturer: F. illi. Rizzini Model: R1E Serial Number: 2017 Barrel Length: 28″ Chambers: 2.75″ Ejectors: Yes Condition: 99% Metal Condition: 98% Wood Condition: 98% Bore Condition: 100% Action: Sidelock Triggers: SINGLE Stock: Straight Stock Comb: 1.50″ Stock Heel: 2.25″ Fore End: Splinter LOP: 14.50″ Weight: 6-13 Manufacture Date: 1990 Choke Left: F Choke Right: M Case: Yes. Price: $39,980

Westley Richards - Boxlock, 16ga. 26" Barrels Choked IC/M
Westley Richards – Boxlock, 16ga. 26″ Barrels Choked IC/M

Westley Richards – Boxlock, 16ga. 26″ Barrels Choked IC/M: Barrels choked IC/Mod, beautiful circassian Turkish walnut capped pistol grip stock, checkered butt, beavertail forend, double triggers, automatic ejectors, solid game rib, crossbolt lockup, side clips, drop points on stock, absolutely gorgeous deep scroll engraving with WESTLEY RICHARDS & CO in ribbons, wedges engraved on breeches of barrels, wood and checkering in excellent condition, perfect and sharp engraving, strong case coloring, a great 16ga. lightweight game gun, available for immediate delivery. 5 lbs. 14 oz. 14 1/8” x 1 ½” x 2 ½” Price: $12,995

A.H. Fox  20 Ga SPE Skeet & Upland, ejectors. A rare gun indeed
A.H. Fox  20 Ga SPE Skeet & Upland, ejectors. A rare gun indeed

A.H. Fox  20 Ga SPE Skeet & Upland, ejectors. A rare gun indeed: Original condition, unmolested. Tight and on face. SN 203865. No Factory letter. + original blue, Mfg 1939.  mirror bores. 26” Barrels, chokes R .002”, L .009”.  2 ¾” chambers. ejectors. Stock shows most of original finish. No cracks, splits or chips. Drop 1 9/16” x 2 3/4”. LOP 14 1/8” factory buttplate. Weight 6 lbs 7 ½ oz. One of approx.. 80 SP/SPE made with ejectors according to Michael McIntosh. A rare Fox model. All original condition. Wood is excellent condition, barrels have 95%+ blue, receiver has 70 % blue. You can see blue wear from carrying in the field.  Price: $7,795

J.P. Sauer & Son ~ Boxlock Double Barrel ~ 20 Gauge
J.P. Sauer & Son ~ Boxlock Double Barrel ~ 20 Gauge

J.P. Sauer & Son ~ Boxlock Double Barrel ~ 20 Gauge: For your consideration, a J. P. Sauer & Son boxlock double barrel shotgun chambered in 20 gauge. 24″ Blued Krupp Fluid Steel barrels with dual white bead sights on the matted, concave solid rib, standard markings, 2 3/4 inch chambers with automatic ejectors, and choke constrictions of .006/.019 inches. The casehardened boxlock action displays light floral scroll engraving, “J. P. SAUER & SON.” on either side, double triggers, and tang mounted automatic safety switch. Beautifully figured, multi-point checkered splinter forend with engraved fittings including the Deeley latch release and round knob pistol grip stock with Sauer buttplate. 20 Gauge. Metal Condition: Very good with widespread spotting and concentration Wood Condition: Excellent with minor handling marks Bore Condition: Excellent Barrels: 24″ Side by side barrel Triggers: Double trigger Stock Dimensions: 14 1/8″ LOP Fore End: Multi-point checkered splinter forend Butt Pad: Sauer black ribbed butt plate Weight: 6 lbs. Sights: Dual white bead sights Item Location: Las Vegas, NV Price: $3,999.99

BERETTA - 686E - Sporting - O/U - 20ga - 30" Mobilchoke - Cased
BERETTA – 686E – Sporting – O/U – 20ga – 30″ Mobilchoke – Cased

BERETTA – 686E – Sporting – O/U – 20ga – 30″ Mobilchoke – Cased: Factory Extended Chokes, LOP 14-7/8″, Drop 1-5/8″ to 2-1/2″, Cast Off, Weight 6 lbs. 7 oz. Very much like a Field Gun – except about 6 ounces heavier has an 8mm rib vice the 6mm on the field gun. Would make a Great Dove gun! Metal is 99% no real signs of wear. Wood has a few minor handling marks. This is a “Y” gun. That means Beretta sold it originally as a used gun – probably used as a demo at some point. Includes: Case, Papers, and Total Five Beretta Extended Chokes. Price: $2,175

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Truly exceptional & finest quality fully optioned all original Parker 12ga A1 Special w/ fantastic Huey Case - Choice in every regard!!!
Truly exceptional & finest quality fully optioned all original Parker 12ga A1 Special w/ fantastic Huey Case – Choice in every regard!!!

Truly exceptional & finest quality fully optioned all original Parker 12ga A1 Special w/ fantastic Huey Case – Choice in every regard!!!: Exceedingly rare all original Parker A-1 Special 12ga built on a #2 frame with 30″ original Peerless Steel ventilated rib barrels.  Original beavertail forend is beautifully checkered and iron fully engraved.  The receiver is full coverage “Invincible” style scroll engraved with game scenes – very rare on any A1 Special, this one with large Ruffed Grouse on bottom, Geese with Pointer on left, Pheasant with setter on right all surrounded by perfectly executed full coverage scroll.  Barrels with scroll wedges at breech ends and frame with carved fences and carved pigtails on the bottom.  Stocked with an exceptional piece of European Walnut and fantastically checkered as seen in the photos.  Back end of the butt has a small Monte Carol and terminates with its original hardening Silvers pad.  Housed in a magnificent Marvin Huey elephant hide and oak case.  The case is custom fitted for this gun with accessories and is a remarkable work of art in its own right with a replacement cost today in excess of $5500!  Overall, the gun remains in fantastic all original untouched condition.  The barrels retain more than 97% original blue.  Action retains a lot of the original case color, particularly strong on the sides, but percentage is hard to ascertain due to the full coverage engraving.  Easily more than 50%, though.  Stocks are beautiful, sound, and original and retain nearly all of their original finish with only very minor handling marks.  The bores are brilliant and shiny, mechanics are crisp.  Gun was not used very much.  Case is near mint with only very minor rubs. I’ve handled more than my fair share of ultra high end Parkers in the past decade and this one easily ranks among the finest of them all for class, character, originality, rarity, and condition.  The gun is engraved in a really rare pattern in that game scenes are not often found on A1’s and this gun comes from one of the best Parker collections ever assembled and was considered one of the crown jewels in that collection.  This gun should be considered for its form and function as an alternate investment as it is nearly impossible to improve upon. Price: $159,500

Westley Richards ~ Double Barrel SxS Boxlock Ejector Rifle ~ .303
Westley Richards ~ Double Barrel SxS Boxlock Ejector Rifle ~ .303

Westley Richards ~ Double Barrel SxS Boxlock Ejector Rifle ~ .303: Curio/Relic: Yes Metal Condition: Very good with minor handling marks Wood Condition: Good with moderate handling marks Bore Condition: Excellent Barrels: 28″ Side by side barrel Triggers: Double trigger Stock Dimensions: 14 1/4″ LOP Fore End: Multi-point checkered walnut Butt Pad: Engraved heel and toe plates on bare checkered butt plate Weight: 6 lbs Sights: Front bead sight and dovetailed rear with two folding leaf notch sights. For your consideration, a The makers have kindly confirmed that work began on this rifle in 1898 and it was sold to Viscount Castlereagh, Charles Stewart Henry Vane-Tempest-Stewart, upon completion in 1899. With blued Krupp steel chopperlump barrels each engraved with a band of stylized foliage at the breech end and respectively signed “WESTLEY RICHARDS. 178 NEW BOND ST. LONDON” and engraved “FOR W.R. SPECIAL .303 CARTRIDGE”. Concave rib engraved “SPECIAL STEEL” and with front bead sight mounted on a scroll engraved ramp, the dovetailed rear sight is mounted on a rounded scroll engraved block and is formed of one standing notch and two folding leaf notch sights each with platinum inlaid center line and graduated to 300 yards, and the breech end with doll’s head extension and engraved with further scrollwork. Casehardened treble grip action with removable firing pin bushings, signed “WESTLEY RICHARDS” within a ribbon on each side, engraved “WESTLEY RICHARDS PATENT EJECTOR” ahead of the blued toplever, bolted automatic safety with gold inlaid “SAFE” and “BOLTED”, and with blued floorplate and blued trigger guard. The whole engraved with fine English scrollwork, the floorplate and trigger guard respectively including vignettes of an elephant and a wolf. The underside of the barrels and watertable struck with London nitro proof marks. Figured 14 1/4 inch walnut pistol grip stock with engraved heel and toe plates, raised cheekpiece and panels of multipoint checkering to the grip, behind the action and on the forearm, the grip with engraved dark horn cap and the forearm with scroll engraved Deeley and Edge fastener and dark horn tip. The underside of the butt with silver oval initial escutcheon engraved with a crowned monogram and blued sling mount, the corresponding sling eye is fitted beneath the barrel. .303 British. Price: $19,999.99

Dickson Round Action 12ga with original nitro proofed 29" Damascus barrels and makers case
Dickson Round Action 12ga with original nitro proofed 29″ Damascus barrels and makers case

Dickson Round Action 12ga with original nitro proofed 29″ Damascus barrels and makers case: This Classic Dickson is in excellent condition. The barrels are beautiful with great specifications. I have a particular love of doubles with 29″ barrels. Note the excellent stock dimensions for many. Dickson Round Action 12ga with original nitro proofed 29″ Damascus barrels and makers case Serial Number: 5666 Ejectors: Yes Barrels: 29 Barrel Type: Damascus Action: Round action- assisted opening Gauge: 12 gauge Stock Comb: 1 1/2″ Stock Heel: 2 1/4″ Stock Cast: 0 LOP: 14 15/16″ with red pad Weight: 6lbs 8ozs Choke Left: .017 Mod Choke Right: .008 IC Proof:Nitro: 2 1/2″ Minimum Wall Thickness Left: .023 Minimum Wall Thickness Right: .025. Price: $17,800

Winchester 21 SxS Shotgun 12ga
Winchester 21 SxS Shotgun 12ga

Winchester 21 SxS Shotgun 12ga: Pre-World War II. 2 3/4 inch chambers with extractors, Winchester “WP” proofs on the flats, and “MOD./FULL” marked chokes. Standard markings and proofs on the water table with double triggers and tang mounted manual safety. Checkered walnut splinter forearm and pistol grip stock. Stock measurements: drop at comb 1 1/2 inches; drop at heel 2 1/2 inches; length of pull 14 inches. Excellent original finish. Price: $4,995  

16g FOX STERLINGWORTH DELUXE WITH ORIGINAL TWIN BEADS AND PAD
16g FOX STERLINGWORTH DELUXE WITH ORIGINAL TWIN BEADS AND PAD

16g FOX STERLINGWORTH DELUXE WITH ORIGINAL TWIN BEADS AND PAD: FOX STERLINGWORTH DELUXE WITH ORIGINAL TWIN BEADS AND PAD, 16GA 28” F/MOD, 97% BARRELS WITH A LITTLE PITTING AT THE MUZZLE, 97% NICE CASE COLORS, EXC. WOOD AND BORES. Price: $3,950

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H&H ROYAL HAMMERLESS .375 SxS BRITISH DOUBLE RIFLE
H&H ROYAL HAMMERLESS .375 SxS BRITISH DOUBLE RIFLE

H&H ROYAL HAMMERLESS .375 SxS BRITISH DOUBLE RIFLE: The Royal Hammerless Chopper Lump Barrles Extractors Rear Leaf Sight For 100 200 and 300 Yards. Manufacturer: Holland & Holland Model: Royal Hammerless Ejector Caliber Info: .375 Flanged Condition: Preowned Metal Condition: Very Good Barrels: 26″ Action: Sidelock Triggers: Double Gauge: .375 Flanged Fore End: Checkered LOP: 14 1/4 Weight: 9.500000 Case: Leather Luggage Price: $59,900

J P Sauer 20 gauge SxS Boxlock Ejector Shotgun
J P Sauer 20 gauge SxS Boxlock Ejector Shotgun

J P Sauer 20 gauge SxS Boxlock Ejector Shotgun: A wonderful high-grade J P Sauer 20 gauge features 28″ barrels choked strong improved modified and full (.021/.028).  2 -5/8″ chambers, side clips, third fastener.  Automatic ejectors, auto safe. Rich latent case color provides an ideal backdrop for the deep game scene engraving of dogs, partridge and wildfowl in a woodland setting surrounded by heavy acanthus that completely covers the small frame action.  Prince of Wales grip stock of high grade European walnut with classic color and smoky figure measures 1-1/2″, comb 2-1/2″ heel, 14-1/8″ over butt plate.  Slight cast for right hand.  Built in the Prussian era that shows the pride in craftsmanship.  Locks up like new.  A rare find, weighs an incredible 5 lbs, 5 oz. Truly a racy little thoroughbred! Price: $15,500

Parker DH 12g SxS Shotgun
Parker DH 12g SxS Shotgun

Parker DH 12g SxS Shotgun: Curio/Relic: Yes Manufacturer: Parker Model: DH Serial Number: 62xxx Barrels: 28 inches Action: SE Triggers: Double Trigger Gauge: 12 Gauge Fore End: Splinter LOP: 14 inches Weight: 6 3/8 lbs. Price: $5,950

AYA ~ No. 2 ~ 16 Ga ~ SxS ~ Shotgun
AYA ~ No. 2 ~ 16 Ga ~ SxS ~ Shotgun

AYA ~ No. 2 ~ 16 Ga ~ SxS ~ Shotgun: The AYA Nº 2 is the pre-eminent “affordable” sidelock double gun, and the most famous model in the AYA line. Since its introduction in the late 1950s, tens of thousands of Nº 2’s have been sold in the United Kingdom, the United States, and everywhere that shooters value the superb balance and handling of a fine double gun. Mechanically, the Nº 2 is identical to the Nº 1. Like the Nº 1, it was originally modeled on the time-tested Holland & Holland system. 16 Gauge. Chambers: 16 Ga. Metal Condition: Excellent Wood Condition: Excellent Bore Condition: Excellent Barrels: 28″ Triggers: Double Triggers Stock Dimensions: 14″ LOP Fore End: Excellent Butt Pad: Excellent Weight: 6LBS 6OZ Sights: Front Bead Chokes: L: CYL R: MOD Price: $4,299.99

Joseph Lang & Son SLE 12GA
Joseph Lang & Son SLE 12GA

Joseph Lang & Son SLE 12GA: Up for Joseph Lang & Son SLE 12 GA  2 1/2″ Chambers 27 Circa 1896 (per British Gunmakers Nigel Brown) 3/4″ barrels IC/IM Very good bores no pitting no dents  , Wood in very good condition length of pull 14 3/4 DAC 1 3/4″ DOH 2 1/2 wood has been refreshed. action lock up nice and tight , ejector are woking as the should . see photos for overall condition.  Curio/Relic: Yes Shotgun Gauge: 12 Gauge Manufacturer: J Lang & Son Model: SLE Serial Number: 8424 Barrel Length: 27 3/4″ Chambers: 2 1/2″ Ejectors: auto Condition: Very Good Metal Condition: Very Good Wood Condition: Very good Bore Condition: Very good Barrels: 27 3/4″ Barrel Type: Steel Action: SLE Triggers: Double Stock Comb: 1 3/4″ Stock Heel: about 2 1/2″ Stock Cast: Right Hand Shooter LOP: 14 3/4″ Finish: Blue Weight: 6 LB 53 oz Manufacture Date: 1896 Chokes: IC/IM Choke Left: IM Choke Right: IC Price: $3,450
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HENRY ATKIN BEST SIDELOCK SxS 12 GAUGE:
HENRY ATKIN BEST SIDELOCK SxS 12 GAUGE

HENRY ATKIN BEST SIDELOCK SxS 12 GAUGE: SN# 1141 MADE 1902 30″ SOLID RIB BARRELS (.008 AND .014 CONSTRICTIONS) 2 1/2″ CHAMBERS MIN WALLS LT: ~.026 MIN WALLS RT: ~.023 RE-PROOFED 2021 1 1/8 OZ GUN PROOFED AT BORE SIZE 18.7 MM BORES LT: .733″ BORES RT: .733″ DOUBLE TRIGGERS EJECTORS SPLINTER FOREARM ENGLISH GRIP EXCELLENT CONDITION WITH SOME LIGHT HANDLING 6LBS 11 OZ 2 1/8″ DAH 1 1/2″ DAC 14 5/8″ LOP OAK AND LEATHER CASE. Price: $14,950

Jeffery, London 12 Ga SXS Shotgun Box lock with Jeffrey case beautifully engraved, Damascus, English
Jeffery, London 12 Ga SXS Shotgun Box lock with Jeffrey case beautifully engraved, Damascus, English

Jeffery, London 12 Ga SXS Shotgun Box lock with Jeffrey case beautifully engraved, Damascus, English: Jeffrey Box lock 12 ga 2.5″ sxs boxlock damascus Beautiful scrollwork engraving with top coverage bores bright, tight on face( I never hear church bells) 30″ beautiful damascus patterned barrels weight 6.5 lb DAH 2 1/2 ” DAC 1 3/4″ LOP14 1/8″ chokes mod and cylinder, extractors. Price: $4,900

G&S Holloway/B. Jenkinson 20 ga. Boxlock. Side by Side
G&S Holloway/B. Jenkinson 20 ga. Boxlock. Side by Side

G&S Holloway/B. Jenkinson 20 ga. Boxlock. Side by Side: G&S Holloway/B. Jenkinson 20 gauge, boxlock ejector, 26″ barrels choked improved cylinder and modified.  Original.2 3/4″ chambers. Game rib inscribed ” B. Jenkinson New York N.Y.” Double triggers, auto safe.  Splinter forend.  Straight stock of well figured French walnut measures 1- 1/2″ comb, 2- 3/4″ heel, 14″ LOP with a 1-3/16″ extension. Slight cast off. Nicely engraved action retains 95% case color and charcoal blue.  Tight and on the face. Balance point just forward of the hinge pin. Jenkinson was the importer of G&S Holloway Birmingham which merged to become Holloway & Naughton making bespoke side by sides and over unders to this day. Weighs just 5lbs., 11 oz. Price: $4,750

BROWNING SUPERPOSED 20 GAUGE 1961 OU
BROWNING SUPERPOSED 20 GAUGE 1961 OU

BROWNING SUPERPOSED 20 GAUGE 1961 OU: Round knob, long tang. 26.5 inch barrels. IC and Mod. 3 inch chambers. 14 1/4 LOP Browning horn butt plate. Original finish. 96-97% blue. Wood shows some hunting use. Action is tight. Excellent bores. Price: $3,250

BELGIUM 20 BOXLOCK MADE for LE PAGE in PARIS in 1938- 70% ENGRAVING COVERAGE with SIDEPLATES- 27 1/2" EXTRACT Bbls.- 70% CASE COLORS REMAIN- 6 Lb
BELGIUM 20 BOXLOCK MADE for LE PAGE in PARIS in 1938- 70% ENGRAVING COVERAGE with SIDEPLATES- 27 1/2″ EXTRACT Bbls.- 70% CASE COLORS REMAIN- 6 Lb

BELGIUM 20 BOXLOCK MADE for LE PAGE in PARIS in 1938- 70% ENGRAVING COVERAGE with SIDEPLATES- 27 1/2″ EXTRACT Bbls.- 70% CASE COLORS REMAIN- 6 Lb: #255, 20 Bore Pre-War Belgium Made for and Sold by Le Page in Paris, A SxS Boxlock Extractor Game Gun with Sideplates, Made in Belgium in 1938, 27 1/2″ Acier Cockerill steel extractor barrels with a rib extension and crossbolt at .628 .028 & .028″ (Full & Full), 2 1/2″ chambers, Correct bore size and Belgium proved at 16mm, 1,212 KG weight barrels, Side clip action body, Sideplates, Double triggers, Sling eyes, Splinter forend with a frontal Anson release, Straight hand stock at 14 1/8 x 1 1/2 x 2 1/4″ over a checkered butt with steel heel and toe caps, Neutral stock without any cast, 6 lbs., This piece has 70% coverage of nicely cut engraving on the frame and sidelpates, The barrels retain 80% original blue, It retains 70% of bright and vivid case colors, The wood is at 70% with typical handling marks but is still as solid as day one, The checkering is at 80%, The bores are bright and shiny and remain excellent. Here is a pretty tough pre-war Belgium 20 Bore game gun made in 1938 with quality lock-up. It is tight to the face and a very mechanically sound gun. It has “Le Page A Liege” in a Gold inlay on the rib plus “Acier Cockerill” inlaid in Gold. Faure Le Page was a French maker of some very elaborate high-end firearms that went to a lot of royal and imperial clientele. It began in 1716 by Louis Pigny and remained in the same family until 1913. They were famous for their pistols, and some are now shown in Royal Armories. Price: $2,200

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Rare and desirable A.H. Fox CE Grade 20ga - Very lightweight gun in a rare configuration
Rare and desirable A.H. Fox CE Grade 20ga – Very lightweight gun in a rare configuration

Rare and desirable A.H. Fox CE Grade 20ga – Very lightweight gun in a rare configuration: Beautiful Philadelphia made A.H. Fox CE Grade 20ga with desirable straight English grip and double triggers.  Most of these guns have Kautzky triggers, but this one is a factory original double trigger gun with a straight stock which is hard to find.  26″ Chromox barrels.  Made with splinter forend, double triggers, auto ejectors, and auto safety.  Gun is engraved in standard CE Grade pattern of the era.  Straight english stock with long tang trigger guard terminates with the original lined buttplate. Overall the gun remains in very pleasing condition being cared for and field used.  The barrels retain about 80% of their original blue with light wear at carry point.  The action retains about 40% nice original case color, balance has toned.  Stocks are sound, and retain some original finish with some finish blended in for preservation.  Bores are bright and shiny. Price: $16,750  

Arrieta 557 - New England Arms - Side Lock Ejector - 28ga - 28" IC / M
Arrieta 557 – New England Arms – Side Lock Ejector – 28ga – 28″ IC / M

Arrieta 557 – New England Arms – Side Lock Ejector – 28ga – 28″ IC / M: 2001 – Arrieta – Side Lock Ejector – 28ga, 2-3/4″, 28″ IC/M (.002/.010) Ejectors, Double Triggers, English Stock – LOP 14-3/4″, Drop 1-1/2″ to 2-1/4″, Slight Cast Off, Weight – 5 lbs. 15 oz. Made for New England Arms in 2001. Remains in New Condition! Price: $5,450

HENRY ANDREW SHEFFIELD 16GA SIDELOCK SxS EJECTOR BETWEEN THE WARS
HENRY ANDREW SHEFFIELD 16GA SIDELOCK SxS EJECTOR BETWEEN THE WARS

HENRY ANDREW SHEFFIELD 16GA SIDELOCK SxS EJECTOR BETWEEN THE WARS: A quality built 16ga Sidelock Ejector Game Gun. Locks up tight. Bright bores. Brazed barrels. Hidden 3rd fastener. Ejectors. Price: $4,675

JOHN HARPER, BIRMINGHAM, 12 GAUGE BOXLOCK SHOTGUN
JOHN HARPER, BIRMINGHAM, 12 GAUGE BOXLOCK SHOTGUN

JOHN HARPER, BIRMINGHAM, 12 GAUGE BOXLOCK SHOTGUN 27″ BARRELS IMCY. (.010) AND FULL (.030), 2 3/4″ CHAMBERS, 100% BLUE, MIRROR BRIGHT BORES, WALL THICKNESS MINIMUM .033, SINGLE BEAD SIGHT, AUTOMATIC EJECTORS, BARRELS RING NICELY. BOXLOCK FRAME WITH UNUSUAL VERY DEEP CUT ACANTHUS SCROLL ENGRAVING, EXTENSIVE COVERAGE INCLUDING TOP LEVER, FLOORPLATE, FENCES AND FOREARM IRON.  SCREWS ARE ALSO NICELY ENGRAVED.  “SAFE” INLAYED IN SILVER.  TIGHT ON FACE. ROUND KNOB GRIP STOCK, SPLINTER FOREARM, HIGHLY FIGURED EUROPEAN WALNUT, FINE CHECKERING.  UNENGRAVED SILVER OVAL STOCK INLAY, 1 1/2″  2 3/4″ X 14 1/2″, SOLID PAD.  NEUTRAL CAST, 6 POUNDS 9 OUNCES, STRONG EJECTORS.  VERY HANDSOME HIGH-QUALITY BRITISH DOUBLE. Price: $2,500

Browning  20 GA BSS Sporter LIKE NEW
Browning  20 GA BSS Sporter LIKE NEW

Browning  20 GA BSS Sporter LIKE NEW: The gun has 26″ Barrels, 6 Choke Tubes and Wrench (1-Cly-1 IC-2 SKI-1 SKII-1 Mod-1 Wrench and BROWNING LEATHER CHOKE TUBE POUCH), and chambered for 2 ¾” and 3” shells. It is Single Select Trigger, Twin White Beads, Ejectors and has a Straight Stock with 14 1/2″ LOP, 1 3/8” DAC and 2 ½” DAH.  Weighs 6lbs 9oz. It is in excellent “AS NEW” condition.  Bluing, Wood Finish and Wood are all perfect.  No marks, scratches, cracks or dents. Price: $2,350

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Parker C Grade SxS Hammer 10 Gauge
Parker C Grade SxS Hammer 10 Gauge

Parker C Grade SxS Hammer 10 Gauge: Antique: Yes Manufacturer: Parker Model: C Grade Hammer 10 Gauge Serial Number: 6005 Barrels: 32 inches Triggers: Double Trigger Gauge: 10 Gauge Stock Comb: 2 1/8 inches Stock Heel: 3 inches Fore End: Splinter LOP: 14 1/8 inches Weight: 9 lbs. 7 oz. Price: $7,950

Parker VH 20 Gauge SxS made in 1928 30in barrels top collector
Parker VH 20 Gauge SxS made in 1928 30in barrels top collector

Parker VH 20 Gauge SxS made in 1928 30in barrels top collector: Collectors and vintage shotgun shooters, this is an all original and unmolested Parker VH shotgun with extremely rare 30-inch barrels and full chokes. Manufactured in 1928 with handling marks shown in the pictures, this shotgun is in outstanding condition. Experts and Parker collectors know that a side by side Parker 20 with 30-inch barrels carries and balances superbly. With spreader loads, this shotgun performs well in the field and in sporting clay venues. Due to its rarity, will increase in value. Price: $5,599

Arrieta 557 Sidelock 20ga SxS
Arrieta 557 Sidelock 20ga SxS

Arrieta 557 Sidelock 20ga SxS:Like new condition.Shotgun Gauge: 20 Gauge
Manufacturer: Arrieta Model: 557 Barrel Length: 27″ Chambers: 2 3/4″ Condition: Excellent Metal Condition: 99% Wood Condition: As described Bore Condition: New Barrel Type: SxS Action: Sidelock Triggers: Double Stock: English Stock Comb: Splinter Butt Pad: Checked wood Rib: Tapered concave Weight: 6lbs even Sights: Single metal Manufacture Date: 2000 Choke Left: Ic Choke Right: Cyl Engraving: Yes Extras: Snap caps Case: Yes. Price: $5,250

WEBLEY & SCOTT MODEL 700 - 12 GAUGE - EJECTORS - GREAT CASE COLOR - BRILEY CHOKES
WEBLEY & SCOTT MODEL 700 – 12 GAUGE – EJECTORS – GREAT CASE COLOR – BRILEY CHOKES

WEBLEY & SCOTT MODEL 700 – 12 GAUGE – EJECTORS – GREAT CASE COLOR – BRILEY CHOKES: Webely & Scott Model 700 made in 1975 in Birmingham, England. High condition of original finishes. Ejector barrels are 28″ and have been fitted with full assortment of Briley thin wall chokes (Cyl, Skeet, IC, LtMod, Mod, Imp Mod, LtFull and Full). Gun is tight on face with forend on / slightly loose without forend. No cracks to wood / no loose ribs. Mirror bores. Auto safety. Ejectors well timed. Weight of gun is 6 LBS 4 1/2 OZ. LOP is 14 1/4″. Drop at comb – 1 5/8″. Drop at heel – 2 3/8″. Shipping is $50. Price: $2,750

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BOSS & CO PAIR OVER-UNDER 12 GAUGE SHOTGUNS WITH EXTRA BARREL SETS
BOSS & CO PAIR OVER-UNDER 12 GAUGE SHOTGUNS WITH EXTRA BARREL SETS

BOSS & CO PAIR OVER-UNDER 12 GAUGE SHOTGUNS WITH EXTRA BARREL SETS: MATCHED PAIR; 29″ (1/A) & 26 (2/B)” BARRELS, GOLD LINE COCKING INDICATORS, 1/A BARRELS: IMPROVED CYLINDER AND MODIFIED, 2 1/2″, 2/B BARRELS: IMPROVED CYLINDER AND IMPROVED CYLINDER, DOUBLE TRIGGERS, EJECTORS, NON AUTOMATIC SAFETY, STRAIGHT HAND GRIP, GAME FOREND, LEATHER COVERED RECOIL PADS. A matched pair of sidelock ejector shotguns with new extra barrel sets. The original barrels (1/A) are 29″ nitro proved barrels with 2-3/4″ chambers, choked Skeet and Skeet and a ribless top. The new barrels (2/B) are 26″ nitro proved barrels with 2-3/4″ chambers, choked Improved Cylinder and Improved Cylinder and a ribless top. The tops of all barrels are engraved “BOSS & CO. 13 DOVER STREET. PICCADILLY. LONDON. W.” The extensions of the barrels that mate to the action body have “1” and “2” gold inlays. The action bodies are adorned with traditional rose bouquets and scrolls with coin finish. Both sides are engraved “BOSS & CO” and “PATENT 3307.1909”, engraved top levers with “1” and “2” gold inlays and “SAFE” gold inlay on top tang ahead of engraved and checkered slide safe on gun number 1. The actions are fit with double triggers protected by a engraved trigger guards, gold line cocking indicators and non-automatic safties. Well figured reddish brown European walnut stocks with checkered English straight hand grips, drop points and burgundy leather covered recoil pads. The straight hand grip is supported by a long engraved bottom tang with serial numbers in gold. Game forends with matching checkering, engraved forend tips with “1” and “2” gold inlays and Anson style push button releases. The exterior metal of irons near actions are engraved “BOSS’S PATENT NO 3308.1909”. 14-7/8″ LOP’s to burgundy leather covered recoil pads. The shotguns are presented in a pair oak and leather travel case with brass corners. Price: POR 

Fabbri Extra SxS 12 ga Pigeon gun
Fabbri Extra SxS 12 ga Pigeon gun

Fabbri Extra SxS 12 ga: Fabbri sidelock SxS shotgun.  This beautiful shotgun is a type:  Pigeon: model: Extra, which was hand crafterin 1971 by, arguably, the best gun maker in the world, Ivo Fabbri. 12 gauge with 28” Bohler Super Blitz Steel barrels. The barrels are marked 1.320kg which is 2 lbs. 15 ounces and that is just what they weigh. The bores are both marked 18.4cm which is .726” diameter and again they measure just that. The right barrel is choked .016” (Modified) and the left barrel is .025” (IM). 2 ¾” chambers. The bores are mirror perfect.  The raised, hand filed, solid rib tapers from 7/16” to ¼”. Single metal bead at the muzzle. The nicely figured stock has a 14 5/8” LOP from the front trigger to the end of the 7/8” Cole recoil pad.  (The original Fabbri pad is in the case!). There is 1 ¼” DAC with 2” DAH and right-hand cast of ¼” at the heel and 3/8” at the toe.  Up front is a matching beavertail forearm. Double triggers, automatic/selective ejectors, non-automatic safety. The gun weighs 7 lbs. 4 oz. and balances just on the back half of the hinge pin. Anson style push button forearm release. The barrel blue and trigger guard blue retain 99% original finish. The frames case colors are deep and dark with just traces of were on the outer edges. The wood has 97% finishes with a few light handling marks and a small “ding” at the toe along with a small rub spot on the left side of the forearm checkering. As all Fabbri shotguns, this is an exceptional piece of engineering.  It is truly a “best” quality SxS shotgun in spectacular condition for being 51 years old! Price: $36,500

Truly Exceptional L.C. Smith Crown Grade 20ga with original hang tag - A&F gun in superb all original condition:
Truly Exceptional L.C. Smith Crown Grade 20ga with original hang tag – A&F gun in superb all original condition:

Truly Exceptional L.C. Smith Crown Grade 20ga with original hang tag – A&F gun in superb all original condition: Truly superb and all original L.C. Smith Crown Grade 20ga.  Easily the finest example of this grade and configuration I have handled.  Made in 1922 and shipped to Abercrombie and Fitch.  Made with 28″ barrels, Hunter One SST, splinter forend, capped pistol grip buttstock with original buttplate.  Accompanying the gun is the original hang tag from Abercrombie which shows the gun exactly as found today.  Beautifully engraved with scroll and game scenes on sides and fantastically executed gold crown in top lever.  Stocks show excellent grain and color and are sound.

Overall, the gun remains in excellent to near mint original condition with more than 95% bold original case color remaining.  Barrels retain more than 97% original blue.  Stocks are excellent with only minor handling marks, most notably a couple of old impressions but the right side of the top tang, but otherwise excellent to near mint with nearly all of their original finish remaining.  Buttplate is near mint.  Bores are brilliant and shiny.  Mechanics are crisp and the gun appears very little used and very well taken care of.  It comes with its original hang tag and LCSCA research letter confirming the gun as found today. This is a gem of a Smith small bore.  If you like investment grade Amerian doubles – this is it! Price: $28,950

Westley Richards - Drop Lock, 98% Case Colored, Pre-War, 20ga. 26" Barrels Choked IC/M
Westley Richards – Drop Lock, 98% Case Colored, Pre-War, 20ga. 26″ Barrels Choked IC/M

Westley Richards – Drop Lock, 98% Case Colored, Pre-War, 20ga. 26″ Barrels Choked IC/M: Proofed at 2 ½” and the chamber length remains 2 ½”. Drop Lock, patented single selective one trigger. Magnificent game scene and scroll engraving, side clip, third fastener, recessed checkered side panels, drop points, fleur-de-lis deluxe checkering, heel and toe plates, capped horn grip gap that is also engraved like the gun. Retains 98% of case color and blue, including on trigger and drop plate. Jeweled drop lock with interior hinged floor plate. Highly figured Turkish walnut, engraving is sharp like the day it was made. Gun remains AS NEW. Unused. Has all of its pre-war finishes. Truly an outstanding gun. 5 lbs. 7 oz. 14 ¼” x 1 5/8″ x 2 ½” Price: $26,995

ANTONIO ZOLI Expedition 12 GA OU Shotgun
ANTONIO ZOLI Expedition 12 GA OU Shotgun

ANTONIO ZOLI Expedition 12 GA OU Shotgun: Make  ANTONIO ZOLI Model    Expedition Serial #     252963 Country of Origin     Italy Barrel Length (in Inches)     29-1/2 (75cm) Choke R/U     IM Choke L/O     F (Full) Trigger      DT (Double) Stock Configuration     Pistol Grip, Factory recoil pad Forearm Type      Field Style Rib Type     Solid rib Receiver Finish    Casehardened Engraving Type     Fine Scroll Engraving  Other Options     ABS case, 3″ chambers, Extractors Condition    Near PERFECT Weight    7#1oz Dimensions  1 1/2″ x 2 3/8″ x 14 7/8″ with 1/4 cast off. Price: $5,000

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Manufrance Ideal Grade 5 16 ga SxS Shotgun
Manufrance Ideal Grade 5 16 ga SxS Shotgun

Manufrance Ideal Grade 5 16 ga SxS Shotgun: Manufrance Grade 5 16 ga under lever produced in 1931 with dual safety for right or left hand shooter. It has the retractable sling that makes it handy for carry on distance walks.  It is in very high condition.  It never fit me quite right and I did not want to alter it. It has straight stock with LOP to front trigger at 14.25 inches. The drop at the heel is 2 5/8″ and 1 5/8 inches at the comb. The gun weight is 6.2 lbs on my bath room scale.  The barrels are 70 MM left brl is approx imately XF and the right brl is F on my slide in gauge. The case colors are very good and the checering also very good. The barrel blue is nice with no dents etc.  The stock has minor handling marks.The butt plate is original to the gun. The best part of this gun is the dual safety feature for left or right had shooter. Price: $4,500

Very nice F. Castellani 12ga Game gun - a hand made, hand engraved full sidelock gun of very fine quality
Very nice F. Castellani 12ga Game gun – a hand made, hand engraved full sidelock gun of very fine quality

Very nice F. Castellani 12ga Game gun – a hand made, hand engraved full sidelock gun of very fine quality: Proofed in 1985, this full sidelock and nicely rose and scroll engraved gun exhibits very fine quality.  The gun, made with 28-1/2″ fluid steel barrels with splinter forend.  The splinter forend made with Anson type pushbutton release is checkered in point pattern.  The coin finished action is nicely engraved in very fine rose and scroll engraving.  The blued top lever is also very nicely scroll engraved as seen in the photos.  Straight english grip buttstock is nicely point pattern checkered.  The buttstock terminates with a finely checkered butt. Overall, the gun remains in excellent original condition.  Barrels retain more than 97% original blue with brilliant shiny bores.  Action is excellent with nearly all of its fine original coin finish remaining.  Stocks are sound with only minor handling marks and retain nearly all of their original finish with only a couple of minor light impressions.  Top lever well right of center.  Mechanics are crisp, ejectors snap with authority and the gun is nice and tight. This is an exceptionally nice and high quality full sidelock gun which is well finished and deserving of great merit.  The gun is very reasonably priced and should be valued much higher.  Price: $4,195

Parker VHE 12ga SxS Shotgun Nice
Parker VHE 12ga SxS Shotgun Nice

Parker VHE 12ga SxS Shotgun Nice: About excellent overall condition with vivid case coloring remaining, with a couple spots of finish loss present on barrel. Marring to original finish present on stock. Choked full/improved mod, LOP 14 3/8″ with ejectors. Mfd in 1928. Drop 1-1/2″:2-1/2″ 6lb 15oz 1-1/2 Frame. Price: $2995

Sig Arms ~ Aurora TR30 ~ 20 GA OU Shotgun
Sig Arms ~ Aurora TR30 ~ 20 GA OU Shotgun

Sig Arms ~ Aurora TR30 ~ 20 GA: Sig Arms model Aurora TR30 20 gauge over/under shotgun with 28″ barrels, three inch chambers, ejectors, and single selective trigger. Factory flush choke tubes. Modified and improve modified included. The bores are bright with no dings, dents, rings, or bulges. Action has some light case color loss at the edges. Barrels show some minor wear at the muzzles and some light scratches. Checkered stock and fore end show some light handling marks and scratches, though none are through the finish. Price: $1,899.99

AYA NUMBER 3 BOXLOCK SXS 20GA 28IN LIGHT
AYA NUMBER 3 BOXLOCK SXS 20GA 28IN LIGHT

AYA NUMBER 3 BOXLOCK SXS 20GA 28IN LIGHT: A sweetheart of a game gun from one of Spains most prominent makers.  Light and lively at just 5lbs 4oz. Great mechanical and cosmetic condition. No issues. Price: $1,875

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HOLLAND & HOLLAND MODELE DE LUXE SXS, 12 GAUGE, FACTORY 2 BARREL SET
HOLLAND & HOLLAND MODELE DE LUXE SXS, 12 GAUGE, FACTORY 2 BARREL SET

HOLLAND & HOLLAND MODELE DE LUXE SXS, 12 GAUGE, FACTORY 2 BARREL SET: 27″ BARRELS, IC/IM CHOKED – 27″ BARRELS, M/F CHOKED – DOUBLE TRIGGERS – AUTOMATIC EJECTORS – ONE SPLINTER FOREND – STRAIGHT GRIP STOCK – CHECKERED BUTT – GAME RIBS – HAND DETACHABLE LOCKS – HOLLAND & HOLLAND SELF OPENERS – ROLLED EDGE TRIGGER GUARD – LATE 1950’S MANUFACTURE – INCLUDES MAKER’S CASE. 6 LBS. 8 OZ. 14 5/8″ X 1 1/2″ X 2″. Price: $52,500

PREATER-ENGRAVED JOHN DICKSON & SON PATENT ROUND-ACTION 12 GAUGE SHOTGUN
PREATER-ENGRAVED JOHN DICKSON & SON PATENT ROUND-ACTION 12 GAUGE SHOTGUN

PREATER-ENGRAVED JOHN DICKSON & SON PATENT ROUND-ACTION 12 GAUGE SHOTGUN: KEN PREATER ENGRAVED, FEATURED IN JUNE 2022 ISSUE THE FIELD, 12 GAUGE, 27″ BARRELS, IMPROVED CYLINDER AND IMPROVED MODIFIED, 2-3/4″, EJECTORS, DOUBLE TRIGGERS, AUTOMATIC SAFETY, STRAIGHT HAND GRIP, SPLINTER FOREND, CHECKERED BUTT, 6 LBS 4 OZ, 15″ LOP. PREATER-ENGRAVED Dickson patent Round-Action 12 bore game gun with 27″ blacked round nitro proved chopper-lump barrels that are fit with ejectors, a smooth concave game rib and a brass bead front sight. The rib is engraved “JOHN DICKSON & SON, 21 FREDERICK STREET, EDINBURGH.” and has a gold-inlaid “1” in an oval near the breech. Proved for 2-3/4″ cartridges and choked Improved Cylinder & Improved Modified. The sides of the vibrant case color hardened action body are finely engraved with game scenes of pheasant, partridge and grouse in their natural habitats, surrounded by flowing leaf and scroll carved in relief on a matted background with “JOHN DICKSON & SON” in scrolling banners. Carved fences in high relief with filiform leaf motifs on a matted background. The underside of the action body is gold-inlaid with “DICKSON’S PATENT” and the triggerplate is signed “Engr. K. E. PREATER”. The action is fit with gold-washed cocking levers, case color hardened double triggers, blacked top lever with gold-inlaid “1” and automatic safety with gold-inlaid “SAFE” ahead of the checkered safety slide. Boldly-figured deluxe quality walnut stock with traditional English straight hand grip, engraved gold stock oval and splinter fore-end with Anson type push button release with “1” on the fore-end tip. 15” LOP to a checkered butt, Cast Off 1/4” at face, 6 Lbs. 4 Oz. The shotgun lives in the associated trunk case. Shotgun incorporates Dickson patents 9399 and 10621 of 1887. Ken Preater was Holland & Holland’s chief engraver and was responsible for much of the work on the Products of Excellence Series and many of the unique commissions that Holland & Holland Undertook in the 1970’s and 1980’s. This shotgun is featured in the June issue of “The Field” magazine in the article, “The Best British Gunmakers of Today”. Price: $46,000

Fox SPE Skeet and Upland 16 Gauge - 1 of about 20, RARE!, SST, Vintage Firearms Inc:
Fox SPE Skeet and Upland 16 Gauge – 1 of about 20, RARE!, SST, Vintage Firearms Inc:

Fox SPE Skeet and Upland 16 Gauge – 1 of about 20, RARE!, SST, Vintage Firearms Inc: Year 1939, 16 Gauge, 6lb 10oz, Chokes .020/.032  M/F, LOP 14 1/4″ mid, DAH 2 3/8″, DAC 1 7/16″ Serial Number: 303823. The Fox SP Grade was introduced in 1932.  Just a year before, Winchester introduced the Model 21, a popular shotgun then and now.  Fox saw the opportunity to make some cost saving changes in the appearance of the Fox with the new SP Grade.  With its smooth-sided black frame, rounded stock and action, the gun appeared more an English boxlock, and similar to the new Model 21. Internally it was like every other Fox.  By 1934, Savage/Fox introduced the SPE Skeet and Upland Game gun. A VERY RARE GUN, WITH ONLY ABOUT 20 MADE IN 16 GAUGE, EVERY FOX COLLECTOR SHOULD HAVE ONE OF THESE IN THEIR COLLECTION. This fine Fox SPE Skeet and Upland gun, sn303823 made in 1939, is a fully documented special-order SPE Skeet and Upland and remains in excellent condition.  THE BARRELS, ACTION, AND TRIGGER GUARD ARE FACTORY UNTOUCHED CONDITION AND ABOUT 96% OVERALL. Vintage Firearms restored the factory original wood in 2019 with a Truoil hand-rubbed finish, as the original factory finish was flaking.  Special ordered with a Fox/Kautzky single selective trigger, ejectors, LONG FOREND WITH VERY SPECIFIC INSTRUCTIONS (one-of-a-kind forend wood), and ivory bead.  The gun shipped with nicely figured walnut, much nicer than most SP Grade guns.  All the details of this gun are clearly documented on the factory order card that is shown with the photos of this gun, as well as a Roe Clark factory letter.  Look at this Fox!  All the hard edges are gone, with the action rounded top and bottom, the breech balls filed to the shape of the barrels like an XE grade, the head of the stock rounded with no “side panels”…a true round bodied Fox.  ELEGANT INDEED!  Price: $10,950

Rizzini Artemis Classic 20ga OU shotgun 29" bbls
Rizzini Artemis Classic 20ga OU shotgun 29″ bbls

Rizzini Artemis Classic 20ga OU shotgun 29″ bbls: Classic English Stock 20ga 29″. LOP-14-1/2, DAC-1-1/2, DAH-2-1/2, Cast Off 3/16 – 6-1/2lbs. Price: $3,995

WILLIAM FORD BIRMINGHAM, DELUXE BOXLOCK 12GA S/S SHOTGUN
WILLIAM FORD BIRMINGHAM, DELUXE BOXLOCK 12GA S/S SHOTGUN

WILLIAM FORD BIRMINGHAM, DELUXE BOXLOCK 12GA S/S SHOTGUN: WILLIAM FORD BIRMINGHAM 1930 MFG DATE, DELUXE BOXLOCK 12GA S/S, CASE COLORED ACTION WITH FULL COVERAGE SCROLL, 26″ BBLS, 2 1/2, CHOKED SK/IC, STANDARD GAME RIB, EJECTORS, DBL TRIGGERS, BEAUTIFUL HIGHLY FIGURED WALNUT, ST/SP, LOP 14 7/8, 1 1/2, 2 1/8, 6LBS 4OZ, TIGHT ACTION, EXCELLENT BORS, VIVID ORIGINAL CC, BLUE 98%, WOOD HAS NO CRACKS JUST A FEW LIGHT HANDLING MARKS. Price: $2,895

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Online auction alert: 20g Beretta 686 Blackwing O/U Shotgun, MFD 2002 …

Beretta Model 686 Blackwing J686180 20 Ga 3" Shells O/U Shotgun, MFD 2002
Beretta Model 686 Blackwing J686180 20 Ga 3″ Shells O/U Shotgun, MFD 2002

When it combines to shotguns that offer a ton of quality and value, Beretta’s 686 line of OUs are had to beat — especially when they’re set up like the 20g Blackwing you see here. Lock Stock and Barrel Investments has it listed on Gunbroker.com right now, and the online auction listing ends next Sunday, 7/10/2022, @ 8:25 PM.

Beretta Model 686 Blackwing J686180 20 Ga 3" Shells O/U Shotgun, MFD 2002
Beretta Model 686 Blackwing J686180 20 Ga 3″ Shells O/U Shotgun, MFD 2002

From what I can see, the gun looks like it’s built on the same action and design as other 686-model Beretta’s — but with one exception. The barrels feature an interesting ribless design. This must make the gun lighter than a standard 20g 686. It was probably a little less expensive for Beretta to build, too.

Beretta Model 686 Blackwing J686180 20 Ga 3" Shells O/U Shotgun, MFD 2002
Beretta Model 686 Blackwing J686180 20 Ga 3″ Shells O/U Shotgun, MFD 2002

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Beretta Model 686 Blackwing J686180 20 Ga 3" Shells O/U Shotgun, MFD 2002
Beretta Model 686 Blackwing J686180 20 Ga 3″ Shells O/U Shotgun, MFD 2002

Beretta Model 686 Blackwing J686180 20 Ga 3″ Shells O/U Shotgun, MFD 2002: Serial Number: P19963B, Year of Manufacture: 2002 (BS date code), Gauge: 20 Gauge, 3” Shells, Action Type: Top-Break, Over/Under with Single Selective Trigger and Individual Ejectors.

Markings: The top tang is marked “P19963B / BLACKWING”, the bottom of the receiver is marked “MADE IN ITALY”, “BERETTA”, the Beretta logo, and “Blackwing”. The receiver has extensive scroll and floral engraving on the sides and the bottom. The trigger plate is marked “PATENTED”. The top of the forend iron is marked “P19963B”. The left of the top barrel is marked “20 GA. 3” – 28”” and at the chamber with “BERETTA – MADE IN ITALY / GARDONE VT”. The left of the top barrel below the top of the forend is marked “CAM 76” and “15.9” next to a proof mark. The left of the bottom barrel is marked “EXCELSIOR-HIGH STRENGTH ALLOYED STEEL / KG0.990”, “15.9” and with an Italian proof, the bottom of the bottom barrel is marked “28240 M”. The bottom of the monoblock is marked “P19963B” with two proof marks and “BS” date code. The right of the top barrel at the chamber is marked “BERETTA USA CORP., ACKK, MD. / MADE IN ITALY”.

Beretta Model 686 Blackwing J686180 20 Ga 3" Shells O/U Shotgun, MFD 2002
Beretta Model 686 Blackwing J686180 20 Ga 3″ Shells O/U Shotgun, MFD 2002

Barrel Length: 28”, Vent-Rib, Choke: The bores are threaded to accept different chokes. The currently installed chokes are Improved Cylinder over Skeet. One additional Full choke is also included.

Sights / Optics: This shotgun is mounted with a white bead at the front of the ventilated rib. The top of the rib is checkered to reduce glare.

Stock Configuration & Condition: The stocks are two-piece checkered select walnut with a schnabel tipped forend, straight grip, straight comb, a plain brown recoil pad and an unmarked brass plate inlet to the toe-line. The forearm appears to have been refinished at some point. The sides of the buttstock show some faint lines. There is intermittent light bubbling in the finish on the forearm, notably along the upper left edge. The forearm also shows some nicks and scuffs through the finish. There are no chips or cracks. The checkering is sharp. The LOP measures 14 1/2” from the front of the trigger to the back of the buttpad. The drop at comb is about 1 3/8″, drop at heel is about 2 1/8″. The cast is about neutral. The buttpad is soft with light wear. The stocks rate in about Very Good-Plus overall condition.

Type of Finish: Blue & Matte Black, Finish Originality: Original, Bore Condition: The bores are bright. There is no erosion in the bores.

Overall Condition: This shotgun retains about 95% of its metal finish. There are sparsely scattered little nicks and scratches on the barrel set and some light finish loss on the sides from contact with the forearm. There is light thinning on the leading edges of the receiver and on the lever. The trigger plate shows a slight plum hue. The screw heads range from sharp to lightly marked. The markings are clear. Overall, this shotgun rates in about Fine condition.

Mechanics: The action functions correctly including ejectors. The action locks up tight with no play. We have not fired this shotgun. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance standards.

Box, Paperwork & Accessories: This shotgun comes in a black hard case with the previously mentioned choke and a choke wrench.

Our (seller’s) Assessment: The Beretta 686 Blackwing can be used for many many purposes. From shooting skeet with your friends, to hunting wild game, the Beretta 686 Blackwing are great shotguns to have. This one on display is in about Fine condition with bright bores and sound mechanics. This beauty has plenty of life left in her.

ATTENTION: The accuracy of this listing has not been verified by Dogs and Doubles. All information has been provided by the seller. Buyers are responsible for verifying the physical condition and all specifications of the listed item. Dogs and Doubles recommends you and a qualified gunsmith physically inspect an item before purchasing.

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