Over the last few months,
has posted some of the finest vintage double rifles I’ve ever seen. There’s quite a range of them, including these two droplock Westley Richards with a ton of killer original condition: William Larkin Moore & Sons
.577 Nitro Express WESTLEY RICHARDS Deluxe Droplock Ejector, Mfg 1903,
From the massive, like this side-by-side
An elephant stomper like this can generate 7,010 Ft-lbf of punch with a 750-gr bullet — KABoom! Compare that to a .30-06, which generates 2,981Ft-lbf of smack with a 220-gr bullet. .577 Nitro Express WESTLEY RICHARDS Deluxe Droplock Ejector, Mfg 1903.
WESTLEY RICHARDS Deluxe Droplock Express .303 Savage Cased in Orig O&L case, Mfg 1907 Near new all original condition
To the mid-size, like this
. With it’s lightweight, his double rifle would be perfect for deer hunting here in the States. And since it’s not a dangerous-game gun, the single trigger is just fine. WESTLEY RICHARDS Deluxe Droplock Express .303 Savage Cased in Orig O&L case, Mfg 1907 Near new all original condition
JOHN DICKSON & SON Round Body Sidelever Express .577 3″ BPE Cased
The collection WLM is selling also contains stuff like super rare SxS rifle:
. To date, JOHN DICKSON & SON Round Body Sidelever Express .577 3″ BPE Cased has made around 2,000 Round Action guns. Of these, fifteen have been double rifles and two have been .577s. And the one you see here is in fantastic condition. Special? You bet. Dickson
W.W. GREENER O/U Hammer Express 12-bore rifle Cased in O&L Mfg 1886 Very rare and very nice condition
And this ‘friggin oddball OU. It’s a
This rifle is just weird, and I can’t imagine why it was ever built. No one I know has seen another like it, and I bet it’s a one-off. On top of that, it looks new. So whoever ordered in back in 1886 never bothered to hunt with it. Maybe once they got it they realized how odd it was and decided they would take something else to Africa. WW GREENER O/U Hammer Express 12bore rifle Cased in O&L Mfg 1886 Very rare and very nice condition.
Holland & Holland Hammer Double Rifle, 8 gauge
Holland & Holland Hammer Double Rifle, 8 gauge: 26″ smooth bore damascus barrels with perfect bores and single leaf folding express sights. Stalking safeties on hammers. Excellent condition. Price: $25,000.00
1916 Ansley H. Fox XE Grade 12ga: Fox XE Grade, 1916 Philadelphia, PA. This gun is in +95% Condition. 2 5/8″ chambers, 28″ barrels, Full & Mod, 13 3/4″ LOP, 2 3/4″ D@H, 6lbs, 13oz. Price: $9,995.00
16 gauge Winchester Model 21 Double Barrel Shotgun
Winchester Model 21 16ga 28in M/F as new In the box: A collectors dream this gun was made in 1954 still has original cosmoline on it has the box and is 100% correct to the Cody Letter 28in m/f slight handling marks on wood blue is mint Price: $9,900.00
BELGIUM GUILD GUN -20 GAUGE- SIDEPLATED BOXLOCK -EJECTORS – 26″ BLS: SKT./IC – STRAIGHT HAND STOCK WITH WOOD BUTTPLATE – LOP 14 1/16″ – DROP 1 3/8″ X2″ – DOUBLE TRIGGERS – WT. 5 LBS. 6 OZS. – Price: $3,800.
16 gauge Parker Double Barrel VH grade shotgun, O frame
FABULOUS 0 FRAME 16GA PARKER WITH VULCAN BARRELS: ALL ORIGINAL 0 FRAME VH 16GA WITH VULCAN STEEL BARRELS — 28″ FULL/FULL — PERFECT ORIGINAL SCREWS — 35% ORIGINAL COLOR THAT IS VIBRANT IN AREAS — 90%++++ ORIGINAL BLUE — SOO HARD TO FIND STEEL BARREL 0 FRAME 16’S — GUN HAS EXCELLENT ORIGINAL VARNISH AND CHECKERING. 14 1/2 1 1/2 X 2 1/2 TO ORIGINAL SILVERS PAD. Price: $3,750.00
Nope, this isn’t a post about politicians, it’s about big-bore and large caliber rifles. Check out these videos to see what I mean:
Here’s one of Cal Pappas shooting a 4-bore Thomas Bland with 14 drams, 385 grains of FFg GOEX powder, 2100-grain bullet.
Here’s a 2-bore rifle: