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John Dickson Hammer Toplever Sidelock Double Rifle .500 BPE
John Dickson Hammer Toplever Sidelock Double Rifle .500 BPE

John Dickson Hammer Toplever Sidelock Double Rifle .500 BPE: Circa 1875, 28″ original damascus barrels engraved “John Dickson & Son” on the left barrel and “65 Princes Street Edinburgh”. 14 1/2″ LOP over a checkered butt with engraved heel and toe plates, 9 lbs. even, extractor, double triggers, pistol grip with engraved steel grip cap, file cut flat rib with one standing and one folding leaf marked 100 and 200, long post bead front sight, stalking safeties, backaction island sidelocks with fine scroll engraving and engraved “John Dickson & Son” on both sides. Excellent condition and we believe all original and likely original finishes, great bores and tight action. Comes in period leather case with maker’s label (missing handle and straps), period sling with correct connectors for the sling eyes and a labeled box of period Kynoch .500 BPE ammo. Price: $13,950.00

20g W.W. Greener FH35 double barrel shotgun, excellent original condition
20g W.W. Greener FH35 double barrel shotgun, excellent original condition

W.W. Greener, FH 35, 20ga. 28” barrels choked IC/IM. Outstanding Greener FH35: Choked IC/IM.  Outstanding Greener FH35. Very rare top safety with AE. Retains 99.9% original color case hardening, not refinished.  Double trigger, semi-pistol grip, leather covered pad, splinter forend.  Nearly perfect wood, perfect checkering, 100% blue.  Very seldom encountered, light weight.  An outstanding collector gun. 14” x 1 ½” x 2 ½”. 5 lbs., 6oz. Price: $12,750

BERETTA EXPRESS RIFLE 9.3X74R CALIBER: 24″ Bbbl with raised rib and fitxed sights, color case hardened action, double triggers, ejectors, 14 7/8″ LOP, 98% Overall. Price: $4,699.00

BERETTA EXPRESS RIFLE 9.3X74R CALIBER
BERETTA EXPRESS RIFLE 9.3X74R CALIBER

 

THOMAS BLAND 12- 3" MAG- APPEARS UNFIRED- BOXLOCK EJECT- 30" Bbls- 98% ORIG CASE COLORS- APPEARS UNFIRED
THOMAS BLAND 12- 3″ MAG- APPEARS UNFIRED- BOXLOCK EJECT- 30″ Bbls- 98% ORIG CASE COLORS- APPEARS UNFIRED

THOMAS BLAND 12- 3″ MAG- APPEARS UNFIRED- BOXLOCK EJECT- 30″ Bbls- 98% ORIG CASE COLORS- APPEARS UNFIRED: #18810, Thomas Bland & Son, West Strand, London WC2: A 12 Bore Original 3″ Magnum Boxlock Ejector Model Brent Made in 1957 with 30″ Ejector Dovetail Lump barrels with rib extension third bite at .729 .020 & .035 (Mod. & Full), Original 3″ chambers, Birmingham proof at 3 1/2 Tons per square inch and 3″, It then was proved again at 1200 BAR in 1992 and has the proper reproof marks, Double triggers, Splinter forend with an Anson release, Open pistol grip stock at 14 1/4 x 1 1/2 x 2 1/8″ over a 7/8″ pad, Cast-off for the right hand, 7 lbs. 12 oz., 35% engraving coverage, Retains 98% original case colors, 99% original barrel blue, The wood is 99% original, The checkering remaining at 100%, The bores are new.
Price: $2,850.00

L C SMITH, HUNTER ARMS, IDEAL GRADE, 20 GAUGE, 28" BARRELS
L C SMITH, HUNTER ARMS, IDEAL GRADE, 20 GAUGE, 28″ BARRELS

L C Smith Ideal Grade 20 Gauge Automatic Ejectors:  28″ BARRELS, F&M, EXCELLENT BLUE, MIRROR BORES.  AUTOMATIC EJECTORS, MARKED 2 3/4″.  FEATHERWEIGHT FRAME, TRACES OF CASE COLOR.  PISTOL GRIP STOCK, SPLINTER FOREARM, NICELY FIGURED WOOD, EXCELLENT CHECKERING.  GRIP CAP CHIPPED, ORIGINAL HAWKIN RECOIL PAD.  HIGH DIMENSIONS – 1 1/2″ X 2 1/2″ X 13 3/4″, 5 POUNDS 14 OUNCES.  Price: $1,850.00

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Boss & Co. 20 ga., best side by side, 26" barrels
Boss & Co. 20 ga., best side by side, 26″ barrels

Boss & Co. 20 bore SxS double barrel shotgun: Best side by side, 26″ barrels with file cut flat tapered rib, original 2-3/4″ chambers choked tight improved cylinder and modified .010/.016, bores measure a perfect .615/.615, and fabulous wall thickness of .035 minimum both. With a perfectly proportioned action, engraved in the traditional Boss style, this little gun weighs just 5 lbs, 10 oz. Fitted with Boss single trigger and automatic ejectors. The slender English grip and splinter forend make for a elegant look to this racy little Thoroughbred! Stock measures 1-3/8″ comb, 2-1/8″ heel, 14-1/2″ to a checkered butt. The wood features a rich deep red color with black smokey figure finished with a wonderful original patina. The action retains about 75% case colors of muted browns and blues which provide a background to showcase the delicate engraving. At 50 years old, this gun is in excellent condition overall and less than half today’s replacement cost. Cased in a lightweight VC with maker’s label. Price: $57,500

MacNaughton 12 gauge side-by-side game gun
MacNaughton 12 gauge side-by-side game gun

MacNaughton 12 gauge side-by-side game gun: Round body Game gun,12 gauge, 28″ barrels choked .003&.015 with 2 1/2″ chambers. Total weight is 6 3/4lbs with a LOP of 14 1/2″-1 1/2″-2 1/4″ With leather covered pad. Overall condition is 95%,barrels have been re-blackened at some time. Smooth handling and well balanced. Price: $15,900

1946 Winchester Model 21 Deluxe Skeet Two-Barrel Set 12ga w/ Factory Letter & Original Case:
1946 Winchester Model 21 Deluxe Skeet Two-Barrel Set 12ga w/ Factory Letter & Original Case:

1946 Winchester Model 21 Deluxe Skeet Two-Barrel Set 12ga w/ Factory Letter & Original Case: Winchester Model 21 Deluxe Skeet Two-Barrel Set. Excellent Condition. Minor handling marks around the receiver. MFG 1946: Sold to Union Hardware & Metal Co.. Includes factory Letter. 2 3/4″ chambers. 13 3/4″ w/ Pad. 26″ Barrel: Winchester Skeet 1/ Winchester Skeet 2. 30″ Barrel: Full/Full. Beavertail Forend. Price: $11,375

Pedro Arrizabalaga 20 ga. double barrels side-by-side shotgun
Pedro Arrizabalaga 20 ga. double barrels side-by-side shotgun

Pedro Arrizabalaga 20 ga. double barrels side-by-side shotgun: 27-1/2″ barrels with flat file cut rib, choked modified and full, 2-3/4″ chambers. A best quality, hand-detachable sidelock with sideclips, and hidden third fastener. Self-opening coin finished action engraved in an early Holland & Holland acanthus pattern. Double triggers with articulated front trigger, splinter forend, straight diamond grip of well-figured European walnut measures 1-3/8″ comb, 2-1/8″ heel, 15-1/8″ over a full leather fitted pad. Weighs 6 lbs, 6 oz. This is Spain’s top class gunmaker and this fine little 20 is a fabulous example! A tremendous value! Cased. Price: $8,750

PRYSE & REDMAN, LONDON 500 3 1/4" BPE Double Rifle
PRYSE & REDMAN, LONDON 500 3 1/4″ BPE Double Rifle

PRYSE & REDMAN, LONDON 500 3 1/4″ BPE Double Rifle: Circa 1870’s.  An excellent, tight, London proofed, 500 3 1/4 BPE double rifle with BA locks and stalking safeties.  The caliber favored for tigers in India at the time of the Raj.  The 28″ re-blacked barrels with excellent bores, crisp markings,  Henry rifling,  PUN’s #’s 222 & 223.   Action with  85% coverage of fine scroll engraving  and mostly silvered, shadowy remnants of CC.  Darkly streaked circ. walnut is in excellent condition, proud to metal, with excellent checkering, engraved steel BP, horn PG cap, vacant silver oval and sling eyes.  Weight 8.75 lbs, LOP 13 7/8″.  Bolted fore end with horn tip. Price: $5495

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