Here’s the next video in the five-part series about Bill Blacker. As I mentioned last time, Blacker is one of the world’s top barrel makers. With a background that started at Holland & Holland’s and includes James Purdey & Sons and most of the UK’s leading gunmakers,
This short video is part 2 of 5. I posted the first one last week, and I’ll be sharing the rest over the next few weeks. Check out each for the chance to learn more about best-quality guns from one of the top craftsmen working in the trade today.
Action: Sidelock Ejectors: Yes Trigger: Double Grip: Straight Grip Forend: Checkered Lop: 14 3/4 ” Pad thickness: 1.25 ” Type of butt: Leather Covered Pad Drop comb: 1 1/2 ” Drop heel: 2 ” Cast amount: 3/8 ” Cast: OFF Weight: 5 lbs, 12 oz
Manufactured in: England Manufacture Year: 1936
Finish: Case Colored Overall condition: Very Good Stock condition: Very Good Metal condition: Very Good Stock: Original finish Metal: Original finish
Barrel info: Gauge: 12 ga Chamber: 2 1/2 ” Length: 28 ” Chokes: Full Mod Rib type: Concave
SCARCE CLAMSHELL EJECTOR 32-40 WIN: Serial # 11xx, circa 1927. An excellent and unusual, bouquet and scroll engraved clamshell double rifle in a scarce chambering. Scalloped boxlock ejt with cocking indicators, cheekpiece, RN PG, fine checkering, horn FE tip and swivels with 14″LOP. It remains tight on face and in excellent condition throughout. Load developed by Ken Owen with the signed test target included stating “Heym 32-40 Clamshell action double / 50 yds / 28 grs. 3031 / 170 gr. Speer flatnose bullet / (signed) Ken Owen / 2-28-13”. Price:$11,500