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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

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

Here’s more info about this shotgun from the seller:

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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C.S. ROSSON BEST "THUMB BREAK" SIDELOCK SXS 28 GAUGE
C.S. ROSSON BEST “THUMB BREAK” SIDELOCK SXS 28 GAUGE

C.S. ROSSON BEST “THUMB BREAK” SIDELOCK SXS 28 GAUGE: SN# 3359, MADE 1931, 27″ SWAMPED RIB BARRELS (.005 AND .016 CONSTRICTIONS) 2 3/4″ CHAMBERS, NP 5/8 OZ, DOUBLE TRIGGERS, EJECTORS, SPLINTER FOREARM, ENGLISH GRIP, BUTT PLATE, EXCELLENT AS NEW CONDITION, MAKERS OAK AND LEATHER CASE, 4LBS 9 OZ, 2 1/2″ DAH, 1 3/4″ DAC, 14 5/8″ LOP. Price: $32,500

PERUGINI & VISINI CLASSIC 20GA. EJECTOR SIDELOCK DOUBLEGUN CIRCA 1980’S WITH CASE
PERUGINI & VISINI CLASSIC 20GA. EJECTOR SIDELOCK DOUBLEGUN CIRCA 1980’S WITH CASE

PERUGINI & VISINI CLASSIC 20GA. EJECTOR SIDELOCK DOUBLEGUN CIRCA 1980’S WITH CASE: 28” barrels with 2 ¾” chambers choked modified and improved modified. Classic Holland and Holland type hand detachable side locks, single trigger automatic ejector side by side in near new condition. Best Quality Holland and Holland style Celtic scroll engraving with full coverage. Maker’s name on barrels and lock plates. Blued barrels and coin finished locks, frame and mounts with all the finish remaining. Deluxe walnut checkered forend and stock with 14 5/8th inch pull and 2 ¼”-1 ½” drop. Diamond checkered butt. Weight 6 ¼ pounds. Mint bore and perfect working order. Original factory Brady full leather luggage case with brass corner mounts and original Perugini Visini & Co. label. Price: $22,500

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

Beautiful and desirable Parker Repro DHE 28ga - 28" PG,DT, BTFE, Long LOP with killer wood & case
Beautiful and desirable Parker Repro DHE 28ga – 28″ PG,DT, BTFE, Long LOP with killer wood & case

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JEFFERY 12 BOXLOCK EJECT- MADE in 1938- 30" Bbls.- DOUBLE TRIGGERS- SPLINTER- STRAIGHT HAND- ORIG PIECE- CYL. & FULL- 2 1/2"- 14 1/2"
JEFFERY 12 BOXLOCK EJECT- MADE in 1938- 30″ Bbls.- DOUBLE TRIGGERS- SPLINTER- STRAIGHT HAND- ORIG PIECE- CYL. & FULL- 2 1/2″- 14 1/2″

JEFFERY 12 BOXLOCK EJECT- MADE in 1938- 30″ Bbls.- DOUBLE TRIGGERS- SPLINTER- STRAIGHT HAND- ORIG PIECE- CYL. & FULL- 2 1/2″- 14 1/2″: #37976, W.J. Jeffery & Co. Ltd, 9 Golden Square Regent St. London W1, 12 Bore Boxlock Ejector Game Gun Made in 1938, 30″ Dovetail Lump barrels at .727 .000 & .036 (Cyl. & Full), 2 1/2″ chambers, Double triggers, Splinter forend, Straight hand stock at 14 1/2 x 1 9/16 x 2 7/8″ over a grooved horn buttplate, Slight cast-off for the right hand, 6 lbs. 15 oz., 20% coverage of scroll & border engraving, Solid wood with decent color & contrast, The piece retains 70% original case colors, The original barrel blue is at 85%, The wood with the original oil finish is at 83-85% with scattered handling & hunting marks, The checkering still at 90%, Both the forend & buttstock is solid in every respect. The bores are excellent plus with one very small ding in the right barrel that is pinhead in size. All the screws are in excellent shape and the gun is totally original since built except the right barrel choke. A light 2 1/2″ game gun that has a lot of mechanical life left for many years of upland sport. Price: $2,850

FYI: The accuracy of these listings 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 listed items. Dogs and Doubles recommends you and a qualified gunsmith physically inspect an item before purchasing.

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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!!!

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Hartmann & Weiss of Hamburg SLE 410ga - The First 410 H&W Ever Built - Boss Style Forward Rib Forend - 27” - Magnificent Masterpiece:
Hartmann & Weiss of Hamburg SLE 410ga – The First 410 H&W Ever Built – Boss Style Forward Rib Forend – 27” – Magnificent Masterpiece:

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F.LLI PIOTTI King No.1 28ga 28" IC & F, Gold crest, Engraving by Contessa, 5#7oz, Factory leather case, EXC
F.LLI PIOTTI King No.1 28ga 28″ IC & F, Gold crest, Engraving by Contessa, 5#7oz, Factory leather case, EXC

F.LLI PIOTTI King No.1 28ga 28″ IC & F, Gold crest, Engraving by Contessa, 5#7oz, Factory leather case, EXC: Serial # 7466, Country of Origin  Italy, Barrel Length (in Inches) 28″, Choke R IC(.008), Choke L  F (F.025), Trigger DT (Double), Articulated trigger, Stock Configuration  Straight Grip, Gold oval, Checkered butt, Forearm Type  Splinter Forearm, Gold crest, Rib Type  Matted Concave Rib, Receiver Finish  Coin Finish Engraving Type  King I fine Italian scroll with bouquets by Contessa, Gold crown on top lever, Piotti name in gold Other Options  Factory leather case Condition  EXC. Plus Condition Weight  5#7oz Dimensions  11/2 x 2 1/4 x 14 1/2 with 1/8 cast off. Price: $25,000

Miroku L-II 12-bore Boxlock English Stock like Browning BSS but BETTER
Miroku L-II 12-bore Boxlock English Stock like Browning BSS but BETTER

Miroku L-II 12-bore Boxlock English Stock like Browning BSS but BETTER: For sale is a super nice Miroku L-II boxlock. This sleek 12-bore features a classic Anson and Deeley type boxlock action made popular by the Birmingham, England guntrade. Miroku is the maker of the Browning BSS and this is a cousin to that gun. Basically, its the same gun made in the same factory by the craftsman with a different name on it… But this Miroku is much better finished! This Miroku was intended for the European market and was purchased by a military man serving overseas. These European offerings are much better finished guns than the Browning versions in my opinion. This particular model looks like the classic English boxlock. The color cased action is nicely shaped and beautifully hand engraved with well-cut scroll engraving. The 28″ barrels are well struck and are choked IMP/FULL… a classic English choke combination. They’re topped with a flat rib and are balanced by a walnut stock classically configured with straight grip, splinter forend, and hand-cut checkering. The butt is finished with a silvers recoil pad. This shotgun is in great condition. The bores are clean, and barrel walls are free from dents. The stocks oil finish is still good and the stock is solid (though it does have a repaired crack from fall on a quail hunt 15 years ago. Many hundreds of rounds have been fired since that time with no issue). As you would expect, the gun functions perfectly. The lock up is rock solid, and the trigger pulls are nice and crisp. This quality gun is ready to provide a lifetime of reliable use to it new owner. Maker: Miroku, Model: L-II, Barrels: 28″, Chokes: IMP/FULL, Weight: 6lbs 12oz, DAC: 1 3/8″, DAH: 2 5/16″, LOP: 14 3/8″ over silvers pad, Cast: appears to be neutral. Price: $1,950

H Monk SXS 12g Boxlock 28 inch barrels
H Monk SXS 12g Boxlock 28 inch barrels

H Monk SXS 12g Boxlock 28 inch barrels: This is a dynamite English Double!! It’s in excellent shape! DOC 1.5″ DOH 2.5″ Lop 14.25″. weight is 6.25 lb. Chambers are 2.5 inches barrels are 28 inches long. This is a light dynamic shotgun!! You can carry this gun all day and it’s a delight to shoot. Chocked IC and MOD. You simply won’t find modern guns arhat are this well made and this dynamic for ten times the price. Price: $1,150

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.

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Watson Bros. BEST SLE 28ga - 27” - IC/M - DT - Checkered Butt - Splinter - K.L. Smith Engraved in Magnificent English Custom Scroll
Watson Bros. BEST SLE 28ga – 27” – IC/M – DT – Checkered Butt – Splinter – K.L. Smith Engraved in Magnificent English Custom Scroll

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Greifelt - Highest Grade 1 Miniature, .410. OU shotgun, 26" Barrels
Greifelt – Highest Grade 1 Miniature, .410. OU shotgun, 26″ Barrels

Greifelt – Highest Grade 1 Miniature, .410. OU shotgun, 26″ Barrels: Extremely rare! Imported by Von Lengerke & Detmold. Double trigger, auto ejector, front trigger hinged, solid rib, butt plate, scalloped frame, made in 1929 and is virtually new, unfired, 100% case color, 100% wood finish, and 100% blue including trigger guard. Couple of handling marks. This gun is considered one of the many to be none finer, extremely complex, beautifully scroll engraved. The very finest available. The smallest high-grade gun. 3lbs. 14 oz. 14 3/8″ x 1 ½” x 2 ¾” Price: $39,500

The finest Parker GH 16ga Extant - an early Damascus Gun that remains as new - impossible to improve on and guaranteed original in every respect
The finest Parker GH 16ga Extant – an early Damascus Gun that remains as new – impossible to improve on and guaranteed original in every respect

The finest Parker GH 16ga Extant – an early Damascus Gun that remains as new – impossible to improve on and guaranteed original in every respect: Without question, the single finest 16ga Damascus hammerless I’ve offered in recent times, this GH 16ga made on a #1 frame with 28″ damascus barrels.  Made with double triggers, extractors, splinter forend, auto safety, capped pistol grip buttstock with original Dogs Head Buttplate.  Engraved in standard early Grade 2 pattern as seen in the photos. Overall, this gun remains in as close to mint original condition as can be obtained. Retaining virtually all of its original finishes to wood and metal surfaces with brilliant shiny bores and crisp mechanics.  The gun appears factory test fired only and is remarkable for being over 110 years old!  It is impossible to find a better, more original or mint example of this configuration and I guarantee the finishes to be original in all respects.  This gun comes to me from one of the finest Parker Collections ever assembled and was used as a benchmark in that collection for more than 20 years. Price: $18,500

AYA 12 BORE 2 Bbl. SET BEST MOD 52 SIDELOCK- SUPERB ENGRAVING- MADE in 1947- BOTH Bbls 27 3/4" CHOPPER LUMP THIRD BITE- ALL ORIG BORES & CHOKES
AYA 12 BORE 2 Bbl. SET BEST MOD 52 SIDELOCK- SUPERB ENGRAVING- MADE in 1947- BOTH Bbls 27 3/4″ CHOPPER LUMP THIRD BITE- ALL ORIG BORES & CHOKES

AYA 12 BORE 2 Bbl. SET BEST MOD 52 SIDELOCK- SUPERB ENGRAVING- MADE in 1947- BOTH Bbls 27 3/4″ CHOPPER LUMP THIRD BITE- ALL ORIG BORES & CHOKES: #9853, 12 Bore 2 Barrel Set AYA-Aguirre & Aranzabal-Made in Spain: A Super Engraved Model 52 Assist Opening Bar Action Sidelock Ejector 12 Bore Made in 1947, Both barrels are 27 3/4″ Nickel-Chrome Chopper Lump barrels with a Hidden Third Bite, Hand detachable sidelocks with a hidden release, Gold plated internals on the locks, The original set of barrels at .725 .000 & .023″ (Cyl. & Slightly Open Imp.Mod), Original 2 3/4″, Wall thickness on both barrels at .034″, 1,440 KG weight barrels, Original bores and chokes as proofed; THEN in 1955 the AYA Factory installed another set of barrels at .727 .031″ & .049″ (Tight Imp.Mod. & Extra Full), Original 2 3/4″, Wall thickness on the right barrel at .031″ and .035″ on the left barrel, 1,390 KG weight barrels, Original bores and chokes as proofed, Double triggers with the front articulated, Rolled trigger guard edge for the right hand, Splinter forend with a frontal Anson release, Straight hand stock at 14 13/16 x 1 9/16 x 2 1/8″ over a 1″ pad, Neutral stock for the right or left hand, 7 lbs. 4 oz. with the original barrels and 7 lbs. 2 oz. with the 1955 barrels, Very nice wood with nice black/brown contrast, The butt matches the forend well; 100% engraving coverage of very fine scroll, roses, floral and ribbons, This is very well cut engraving with excellent detail that is seldom seen on a Spanish gun, This engraving doesn’t take a back seat to most of the best guns coming out of England or Europe, The barrel blue on both at 99%, The frame finish at 96%, The stock finish at 92%, The checkering at 96-97%, The bores on both barrel sets are excellent, Both set of barrels are smack on the face, This piece points great with these stock dimensions. A Slight Crack on the Forend Repaired by English Gunmaker Jack Rowe. The whole is cased in a metal cornered Spanish trunk case. Price: $6,400

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

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Pre-Owned Perazzi DHO Side by Side Field SxS Shotgun | 12GA 28 3/8" | SN#: 5397
Pre-Owned Perazzi DHO Side by Side Field SxS Shotgun | 12GA 28 3/8″ | SN#: 5397

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CASED FRASER SxS DOUBLE RIFLE IN CALIBER 360 EXPRESS
CASED FRASER SxS DOUBLE RIFLE IN CALIBER 360 EXPRESS

CASED FRASER SxS DOUBLE RIFLE IN CALIBER 360 EXPRESS: Beautiful little gun. 26 inch barrels with excellent bores chambered in 360 EX caliber. Original 2-leaf Express rear sight. Full length matted rib marked Fraser. Fraser marked scope. Gun comes with about 200 rounds of 360 Nitro Express. Also a couple of belts and other miscellaneous accouterments. Delicate and elaborate engraving. Most all case color remains. Wood is in good condition with a delicate cheek piece and crisp checkering.  Top mounted safety. Sling eyes on the stock and barrel. Excellent inside and out. Nice complete hunters package. Price: $30,500

Truly unique & fine Parker Grade 2 16ga made with Stars and Stripes Damascus brls - The only original Parker Bros. Gun known w/ this type of barrels! 
Truly unique & fine Parker Grade 2 16ga made with Stars and Stripes Damascus brls – The only original Parker Bros. Gun known w/ this type of barrels!

Truly unique & fine Parker Grade 2 16ga made with Stars and Stripes Damascus brls – The only original Parker Bros. Gun known w/ this type of barrels!  Truly an exceptional small bore hammer gun- and unique amongst collectors this is literally the only gun with this type of original damascus pattern known.  This gun, a grade 2 made on a “0” frame with 28″ American Flag Bunting (Stars and Stripes) Damascus pattern.  The gun is original in all respects and remains in excellent original condition.  Bores are bright and shiny and mechanics are crisp.  Case colors are bold, vivid and excellent.  Stocks are sound and retain most all of their original finish.  Barrels retain nearly all of their original pattern.  Just a beautiful small gauge gun. Antique: Yes Shotgun Gauge: 16 Gauge Manufacturer: Parker Bros. Model: Grade 2 Serial Number: 51072 Barrel Length: 28″ Chambers: 2-1/2″ Ejectors: Extractors Condition: Excellent Metal Condition: Excellent Wood Condition: Excellent Bore Condition: Bright and shiny Barrel Type: American Flag Bunting (Stars & Stripes Damascus) Triggers: Double Triggers Stock Comb: 1-7/8″ Stock Heel: 3-1/4″ Fore End: Splinter Butt Pad: Original DHBP LOP: 14-1/4″ Weight: 6lbs 14oz Choke Left: .003″ Choke Right: .003″ Minimum Wall Thickness Left: Over .025″ Minimum Wall Thickness Right: Over .025″ Price: $12,500

F.A.I.R. Isidoro Rizzini 16 GA NEA 500 OVER UNDER
F.A.I.R. Isidoro Rizzini 16 GA NEA 500 OVER UNDER

F.A.I.R. Isidoro Rizzini 16 GA NEA 500 OVER UNDER: For Sale is a beautiful Rizzini O/U Shotgun.  Very lightly used in excellent overall condition. 28 inch vent rib barrels with choke inserts.  LOP 14 3/8 to a classic red pad. 1 3/4 DAC and 2 1/2 DAH.  Nicely engraved with a gold accents for a classy touch. Weighs approximately 6.5 pounds.  Hard to find this level of quality for this price. Price: $2,450

LEFEVER A GRADE 16GA SxS DOUBLE BARREL SHOTGUN
LEFEVER A GRADE 16GA SxS DOUBLE BARREL SHOTGUN

LEFEVER A GRADE 16GA SxS DOUBLE BARREL SHOTGUN: Solid gun with some moderate wear. Curio/Relic: Yes Manufacturer: Lefever Arms Co. Model: A Grade Caliber Info: 16 Gauge Ejectors: Extractors Condition: Preowned Metal Condition: Good Barrels: 28″ Action: Boxlock Triggers: Double Gauge: 16 Gauge Stock Comb: 1 5/8″ Stock Heel: 2 3/4″ Fore End: Checkered LOP: 14 3/4″ Rib: Concave Weight: 7.000000 Chokes: M/IM Price: $1,500

Online auction alert: 20g Belgian Browning Superlight, no reserve …

Online auction alert: 20g Belgian Browning Superlight, no reserve ...
Online auction alert: 20g Belgian Browning Superlight, no reserve …

Here’s you chance to get a great deal on one of the best shooting OUs of all time: ultra Rare 1970 Belgium Browning Superposed Superlight 20GA English Stock. It’s on Gunbroker.com now and the online auction listing ends Sunday, 6/12/2022, @ 9:00 PM.

The Browning Superposed was one of the most significant shotguns designs ever created. Rugged and well made, it was one of the first high-quality, affordable over-unders made. Even though it wasn’t cheap in its day, it cost a far less than OUs made in the UK. Here’s more information about this Super Light model Superposed from the seller:

Online auction alert: 20g Belgian Browning Superlight, no reserve ...
Online auction alert: 20g Belgian Browning Superlight, no reserve …

Ultra Rare 1970 Belgium Browning Superposed Superlight 20GA English Stock: Browning Superposed Superlight Grade I, Chambered in 20GA!!  This Browning Superposed Superlight is one of the Grade I Configurations Built in the Famed Belgium Facility, Featuring a 26″ Fixed Choke Vent Rib Barrel Choked Full / Modified, Gorgeous Blue Finish with Grade I Scroll Engraving on the Receiver and the oh so Sought After English (Straight) Wood Stock!!

Online auction alert: 20g Belgian Browning Superlight, no reserve ...
Online auction alert: 20g Belgian Browning Superlight, no reserve …
Online auction alert: 20g Belgian Browning Superlight, no reserve ...
Online auction alert: 20g Belgian Browning Superlight, no reserve …
Online auction alert: 20g Belgian Browning Superlight, no reserve ...
Online auction alert: 20g Belgian Browning Superlight, no reserve …

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Very fine 28ga Webley and Scott model 728 Boxlock SxS
Very fine 28ga Webley and Scott model 728 Boxlock SxS

Very fine 28ga Webley and Scott model 728 Boxlock SxS: These are high quality and dynamic guns – this one made with 25″ barrels that have checkered splinter forend that has Anson type push button release.  Case hardened and engraved action is nicely scroll engraved with makers name on sides.  Barrels with makers name on right tube and “Harrington and Richardson” on left.  Blued trigger plate.  Made with double triggers, auto safety, and auto ejectors.  This gun made with straight grip buttstock that terminates with checkered butt. Overall, the gun remains in excellent lightly used original condition with nearly all original finish to wood and metal surfaces. The barrels retain more than 97% original blue. Action retains most all of its original case color. Stocks are sound and retain most all of their original finish. Trigger plate retains about all of its original blue.  Trigger guard has toned at grip and retains about 1/2 of its original blue.  Bores are brilliant and shiny.  Mechanics are crisp. Price: $6,295

Johann Springer 16g. Boxlock. High grade with excellent triggers and long elegant barrels
Johann Springer 16g. Boxlock. High grade with excellent triggers and long elegant barrels

Johann Springer 16g. Boxlock. High grade with excellent triggers and long elegant barrels: Serial Number: 9045 Ejectors: Yes Barrels: 75 cm (29 3/8″) Barrel Type: Steel Action: Side plated boxlock Gauge: 16 gauge Stock Comb: 1 1/2″ Stock Heel: 2 1/4″ Stock Cast: 0 LOP: 13 7/8″ (13 5/8 Weight: 6 lbs. 6.5 oz. Choke Left: .037 extra full Choke Right: .012 IC-Mod Proof: Nitro 2 1/2″ Minimum Wall Thickness Left: .021″ Minimum Wall Thickness Right: .028″ Price: $5,200

Browning BSS, 20GA, 28″ bbls, Straight Grip, NEW in maker’s case: A beautiful example of a Browning BSS, 20, 28in brls, SST, SG, BTFE, barrels Choked Mod and Full. Serial Num: 02363 RP368. These guns are very very hard to find in there original Browning Factory Hartman Travel Case made for the BSS. Originally purchased new. Both wood and  metal surfaces are very nice. We were told this gun lightly shot 4 or 5 shells as test fired. This example BSS is a bit of a time machine and with very rare fitted case. Shotgun Gauge: 20 Gauge Serial Number: 02363RP368 Barrel Length: 28in Bore Info: Mirror and Bright Chambers: 2 3/4in & 3in Ejectors: Yes, strong Condition: Minty Metal Condition: Minty Wood Condition: Minty Bore Condition: Minty Barrels: Special Steel Barrel Type: Side by Side Action: Break Action Triggers: Single Select Stock: Straight, English Stock Cast: Neutral for RH and LH shooter Fore End: Beavertail Butt Pad: Factory Browning (hard) LOP: 14 1/2 inches Rib: Factory Finish: Oil finish, as new Weight: 6lbs, 6oz Chokes: Fixed Choke Left: Full Choke Right: Mod Engraving: Factory, still sharp Case: Factory Hartman Case. Price: $3,895  

Sig Arms ~ Aurora ~ 28 Gauge ~ OU ~ Italian ~ Shotgun
Sig Arms ~ Aurora ~ 28 Gauge ~ OU ~ Italian ~ Shotgun

Sig Arms ~ Aurora ~ 28 Gauge ~ OU ~ Italian ~ Shotgun: This gorgeous shotgun is a lightweight upland over and under featuring a color case-hardened receiver, removable chokes, selectable barrels, and an English style stock. In great condition for going out in the field with any field hunter. 28 Gauge. Metal Condition: Excellent Wood Condition: Very Good; light handling marks Bore Condition: Excellent Barrels: 28″ w/ Vented Rib Triggers: Single Select Stock Dimensions: 14.5″ LOP Fore End: Textured Wood w/ Ebony Diamond Inlay Butt Pad: Rubber Weight: 6lbs Sights: Front Bead Chokes: Full – Over; Modified – Under. Price: $2,499.99

L.C. Smith 20Ga. 30" bbls. Field Grade. SxS. Shotgun
L.C. Smith 20Ga. 30″ bbls. Field Grade. SxS. Shotgun

L.C. Smith 20Ga. 30″ bbls. Field Grade. SxS. Shotgun: L.C. Smith 20 gauge field grade with 30″ Armor steel barrels. This gun is in excellent original condition. It retains around 25% of the original case color,90% of the original barrel blue,and 90% of the original wood finsh. The barrels have mint bores and are choked full and full with 23/4″ chambers.. The stock is sound with no cracks or damage. The gun is built on a featherweight frame and weighs 6-2. A fine walking pheasant gun or a fun vintage clays gun. Price: $1,895

Auction alert: 1985 Browning Citori SUPERLIGHT 20Ga, No Reserve …

STUNNING! 1985 Browning Citori SUPERLIGHT 20Ga! 95% COND! Factory ENGRAVED!
STUNNING! 1985 Browning Citori SUPERLIGHT 20Ga! 95% COND! Factory ENGRAVED!

Back when I was a kid, Brownings, Rugers, and then Beretta 686s were the classy OUs I dreamed about owning one day, and this 20g Browning Citori Superlight certainly would have been a shotgun that I fantasized about taking into the field with me.

It’s on Gunbroker.com now, and the online auction ends 5/28/2022 @ 8:15 PM.

STUNNING! 1985 Browning Citori SUPERLIGHT 20Ga! 95% COND! Factory ENGRAVED!
STUNNING! 1985 Browning Citori SUPERLIGHT 20Ga! 95% COND! Factory ENGRAVED!

The Browning Citori was the grandchild of the company’s first over-under shotgun — the Superposed.  First offered in 1973, Citoris are still around today and over the last 50+ years they have come in all sorts of styles and models.

You can learn more about Browning Citoris here in this article from Shooting Times and also here on their Wikipedia page.

The one you see here appears to be in excellent condition. These guns usually weigh under 6lbs, so it would be a great upland gun. Here’s more information about it from the seller:

STUNNING! 1985 Browning Citori SUPERLIGHT 20Ga! 95% COND! Factory ENGRAVED!
STUNNING! 1985 Browning Citori SUPERLIGHT 20Ga! 95% COND! Factory ENGRAVED!

STUNNING! 1985 Browning Citori SUPERLIGHT 20Ga! 95% COND! Factory ENGRAVED!

A TRULY EXCEPTIONAL!!!! 1985 Browning Citori “SUPER-LIGHT” – FACTORY ENGRAVED!! Chambered in 20 GAUGE 2 3/4 inch ONLY!!!!!

STUNNING! 1985 Browning Citori SUPERLIGHT 20Ga! 95% COND! Factory ENGRAVED!
STUNNING! 1985 Browning Citori SUPERLIGHT 20Ga! 95% COND! Factory ENGRAVED!

Sporting a 26inch VENTED Ribbed barrel, OUTFITTED W/ the highly desirable INVECTOR CHOKE SYSTEM!!!! Finished off W/ a GORGEOUS “OIL FINISHED” (NOT THE EASILY MARKABLE EPOXY FINNISH) English style walnut stock & SUPER SEXY SCHNABEL fore-end!

STUNNING! 1985 Browning Citori SUPERLIGHT 20Ga! 95% COND! Factory ENGRAVED!
STUNNING! 1985 Browning Citori SUPERLIGHT 20Ga! 95% COND! Factory ENGRAVED!

Flaunting 95% CONDITION!!! !!! FROM 1985!!

IF THIS EXAMPLE WAS EVER FIRED,  IT WAS LESS THEN A BOX OF SHELLS IF THAT!!

STUNNING! 1985 Browning Citori SUPERLIGHT 20Ga! 95% COND! Factory ENGRAVED!
STUNNING! 1985 Browning Citori SUPERLIGHT 20Ga! 95% COND! Factory ENGRAVED!


This is the VERY RARE & DESIRABLE  “SuperLight” Model!!! Not the “Sporter” Model, the “Sporter” model is desirable as well, but nothing close to the “SUPERLIGHT“!!!

  • A quick way to tell the difference btw: the two is that the “SUPERLIGHT’s” WILL ONLY EXCEPT 2 3/4 inch shells! While the “Sporter” Model will except 3inch shells…
  • These “SUPERLIGHT’s” are OVER 1 POUND LIGHTER than their “Sporter” Model Cousin!!
  • Unlike today’s alloy framed & gloss finished Citori’s, this GEM is an ALL STEEL receiver and sports a gorgeous OIL FINISH that doesn’t show dings as ugly white scars the way gloss finishes do!!
STUNNING! 1985 Browning Citori SUPERLIGHT 20Ga! 95% COND! Factory ENGRAVED!
STUNNING! 1985 Browning Citori SUPERLIGHT 20Ga! 95% COND! Factory ENGRAVED!

This Citori SUPERLIGHT is in excellent condition! If it wasn’t for the very small handling marks near the receiver, I would rate this at 99%+. But in no way do these small handling marks take away from the beauty of this piece!

OVERALL:
If you are looking for a super classy upland shotgun THIS IS IT!!!
This is one phenomenal over/under by Browning – arguably the best model for upland bird hunting with its light-weight, gorgeous English stock & undeniably sexy schnabel fore end!!!

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12g LC Smith Grade 5 SxS Sidelock Shotgun
12g LC Smith Grade 5 SxS Sidelock Shotgun

12g LC Smith Grade 5 SxS Sidelock Shotgun: Manufacturer: LC Smith Model: Grade 5 Serial Number: 200161 Ejectors: Yes Barrels: 30 inches Action: SE Triggers: Double Trigger Gauge: 12 Gauge Fore End: Splinter Butt Pad: 3/4 inch LOP: 13 7/8 inches Weight: 8 lbs. Price: $10,500

A.H. Fox CE Grade 12 Gauge Side-by-Side shotgun
A.H. Fox CE Grade 12 Gauge Side-by-Side shotgun

A.H. Fox CE Grade 12 Gauge SxS Shotgun: Serial Number: 33907, Barrel Length: 30″, Gauge: 12 Gauge, Stock Dimensions: 1 1/2″C x 2 1/4″H LOP: 14 1/4″  Weight: 7 lbs 9 oz Chokes: M – F. Price: $8500

Winchester Model 21 20 Gauge 28" Side-by-Side
Winchester Model 21 20 Gauge 28″ Side-by-Side

Winchester Model 21 20 Gauge 28″ Side-by-Side: Winchester Model 21 20 Gauge with 28″ barrels in excellent condition. Gun appears to be all original with all matching serial #200XX’s. The gun has original style butt plate, solid rib, metal bead front sight, 2 3/4″ chamber, barrels marked Mod/Full, pistol grip, kidney style beavertail forearm, LOP 14″, high figure wood, auto safety, ejectors and barrel selector. Gun condition is excellent plus with minor wood handling marks, great metal blue, perfect checkering and screw heads. Gun locks up tight and shoots great with no mechanical issues. Price: $7,450

Pre-Owned Rizzini Round Body EL Field Over-Under Shotgun | 20GA 28" | SN#: 95752
Pre-Owned Rizzini Round Body EL Field Over-Under Shotgun | 20GA 28″ | SN#: 95752

Pre-Owned Rizzini Round Body EL Field Over-Under Shotgun | 20GA 28″ | SN#: 95752: Gauge: 20GA  Barrel Length: 28″  Barrel Weight:  1240g Chamber:  3″ Magnum Chokes:  5 Flush Screw Chokes Rib:  7mm – 5mm Tapered Solid Stock Dimensions Drop at Nose: 1 3/8″  Drop at Heel:  2 ¼” Cast: RH Length of Pull: 14 ½” Forend Style: Rounded Comb:  Fixed  Weight:  6lb 7.9oz Barrel(s): Excellent Condition: No signs of rust or pitting.  Receiver: Excellent Condition: No scratches, dings or dents. All moving part in good working order.  Forend: Excellent Condition: No marring of wood. Checkering in great shape. Stock: Excellent Condition: No marring of wood. Checkering in great shape. Price: $6,500

Parker - VHE, 16ga. SxS. 28" Barrels Choked M/F
Parker – VHE, 16ga. SxS. 28″ Barrels Choked M/F

Parker – VHE, 16ga. SxS. 28″ Barrels Choked M/F: Pistol grip, dogs head buttplate, ejector gun, double triggers, splinter forend, 214,xxx serial number range, 2 9/16” chambers, #1 frame, 70% barrel blue, traces of case colors, original wood with normal handling marks. 6 lbs. 8 oz. 14 1/4” x 1 ½” x 2 5/8”. Price: $3,499

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PARKER DH #1 FRAME 12 GAUGE SxS VINTAGE AMERICAN SHOTGUN
PARKER DH #1 FRAME 12 GAUGE SxS VINTAGE AMERICAN SHOTGUN

PARKER DH #1 FRAME 12 GAUGE SxS VINTAGE AMERICAN SHOTGUN: #122924 #1 FRAME 30″ MOD AND FULL 2 3/4 019 AND 037 CONSTRICTION DOUBLE TRIGGER EXTRACTORS SPLINTER FOREARM PISTOL GRIP SKELETON BUTT EXCELLENT CONDITION WITH LIGHT WEAR 6LBS 12  OZ 2 7/8″ DAH, 1 3/4″ DAC, 14 1/8″ LOP. Price: $7,500

Very fine Webley and Scott Model 728 28ga SxS Boxlock Shotgun:
Very fine Webley and Scott Model 728 28ga SxS Boxlock Shotgun:

Very fine Webley and Scott Model 728 28ga SxS Boxlock Shotgun: These are high quality and dynamic guns – this one made with 25″ barrels that have checkered splinter forend that has Anson type push button release. Case hardened and engraved action is nicely scroll engraved with makers name on sides. Barrels with makers name on right tube and “Harrington and Richardson” on left. Blued trigger plate.  Made with double triggers, auto safety, and auto ejectors. This gun made with straight grip buttstock that terminates with checkered butt. Overall, the gun remains in excellent lightly used original condition with nearly all original finish to wood and metal surfaces. The barrels retain more than 97% original blue. Action retains most all of its original case color.  Stocks are sound and retain most all of their original finish.  Trigger plate retains about all of its original blue. Trigger guard has toned at grip and retains about 1/2 of its original blue.  Bores are brilliant and shiny.  Mechanics are crisp. Price: $6,295

Parker VHE 12 ga. High Condition,  32" Vulcan Steel Barrels SxS Shotgun
Parker VHE 12 ga. High Condition,  32″ Vulcan Steel Barrels SxS Shotgun

Parker VHE 12 ga. High Condition,  32″ Vulcan Steel Barrels SxS Shotgun: Choked modified and improved modified (.016/.023), 2-5/8″ chambers.  Auto ejectors, single selective trigger, non auto safe. Locks up like new top lever well to the right. Quite an extraordinary example, the action shows nearly all the brilliant case color. The highly figured stock of distinctive rich grain and contrasting fiddleback has a capped pistol grip . An unusual  broad comb measuring 1-1/2″ and 2-1/8″ heel makes this an ideal choice for sporting clays, live pigeon, etc. The length of pull measures 14-1/2″ over an original No-Shoc recoil pad.  Wood to metal fit is perfect with nearly all the original factory finish. The barrels appear to have been  re-blued showing a deep silky luster., Weighing 8 1/4lbs on a 1 1/2 size frame, heavy enough to shoot all day and sleek enough to feel just right between the hands. Price: $5,650

W & C SCOTT 12GA SLE W/30" NITRO PROOFED FINE DAMASCUS BARRELS
W & C SCOTT 12GA SLE W/30″ NITRO PROOFED FINE DAMASCUS BARRELS

W & C SCOTT 12GA SLE W/30″ NITRO PROOFED FINE DAMASCUS BARRELS: CHOKED .014/.038, D/T, BALLGRIP, CRYSTAL COCKING INDICATORS, 2 3/4″ CHAMBERS AND PERFECT BORES.  #73805. ANTIQUE. Price: $3,995

W & C Scott - The Bowood, SXS, Boxlock, 12ga. 28" Barrels Choked IC/M.
W & C Scott – The Bowood, SXS, Boxlock, 12ga. 28″ Barrels Choked IC/M.

W & C Scott – The Bowood, 12ga. 28″ Barrels Choked IC/M: Straight grip, leather covered recoil pad, splinter forend, double triggers, automatic ejectors, solid game rib, gold oval, scalloped frame receiver, nicely figured walnut with traditional English oil finish, case colored receiver with 80% coverage scroll engraving, gun remains in near perfect condition and appears to have minimal use, available for immediate delivery. 6 lbs. 6 oz. 15” x 1 ½” x 2 ¼” Price: $3,450

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Stunning Cased Luciano Bosis 20ga Michaelangelo - Lutteroti made vacuum arc barrels & Gold trim and case hardened gun that is visually stunning
Stunning Cased Luciano Bosis 20ga Michaelangelo – Lutteroti made vacuum arc barrels & Gold trim and case hardened gun that is visually stunning

Stunning Cased Luciano Bosis 20ga Michaelangelo – Lutteroti made vacuum arc barrels & Gold trim and case hardened gun that is visually stunning: Made in 2003, this fantastic little 20ga Luciano Bosis is striking and visually appealing as well as being one of the best guns ever made.  This gun, made with 26-3/4″ barrels, made by Lutteroti. The checkered forend with gold accent lined opener.  Case hardened and gold lined action with makers name on sides in gold. Beautiful Circassian Walnut buttstock with drop points behind locks is checkered in point pattern through the wrist and terminates with a stunning skip line checkered butt.  Housed in a dark brown leather case with stitched leather corners by Nizzoli, is lined in dark green cloth and has large Bosis paper label in lid. Case contains 3-pc walnut and brass cleaning rod with mop and brush, pair of Bosis marked snap caps, round oil bottle, and a small plastic box containing spare mainsprings, spare firing pins, and assembly tool. Overall, the gun remains near mint all original condition.  It appears test fired but retains virtually all original finish to both wood and metal surfaces.  Bores are brilliant and shiny. Mechanics are crisp. Case is excellent with only minor rubs.  Accessories are all near mint. Price: $44,950

Ogden Smiths & Hussey Sidelock Ejector Best-quality 20 Bore Side by Side
Ogden Smiths & Hussey Sidelock Ejector Best-quality 20 Bore Side by Side

Ogden Smiths & Hussey Sidelock Ejector Best-quality 20 Bore Side by Side: An excellent condition early 1920’s Best London maker located at 62 St. James Street. Retains much of its original case color. The dimensions are, drop of 1 1/2 X 2 1/8 with a 14 1/2 inch length of pull to a checkered ebony plate 7/8 inches. Chopper lump barrels, 28 inches with 2 3/4 chambers, 1 oz. proof, choked .005 and .015. bores at .620 and 619, walls at .028 and .025. Weight at 5 lbs. 7 oz. would make a great walk up. upland bird, or quail gun.  Price: $17,250

GARBI 103 A SIDELOCK 16 GA / SxS 29" BBLS
GARBI 103 A SIDELOCK 16 GA / SxS 29″ BBLS

GARBI 103 A SIDELOCK 16 GA / SxS 29″ BBLS: Maker: GARBI, Model: 103 A, Gauge/Caliber: 16 GA, Barrel Length: 29″, Chambers: 2 3/4″, Rib Design:FLAT FILED, Weight:6 lbs 5 oz. Bore/Chokes: Right/Bottom:.665 / .010 / LM, Left/Top:.665 / .021 / IM. Stock Dimensions: Drop At Comb: 1 1/2″, Drop At Face: 1 3/4″ 4 1/2″, Drop At Heel: 2″, Cast At Face: 1/4″ OFF 4 1/2″, Cast At Heel: 3/8″ OFF, Length Of Pull: 14 7/8″, Pitch: 2″ / 4°. Special Features: CASE HARDENED HAND DETACHABLE SIDELOCK PURDEY STYLE ENGLISH ROSE & SCROLL ENGRAVING DOUBLE TRIGGERS EJECTORS EXHIBITION QUALITY STRAIGHT STOCK 9″ EXT SPLINTER FOREARM CANVAS & LEATHER FITTED HARD CASE MADE IN SPAIN CONDITION: EXCELLENT Circa:2004 / SERIAL # 27.03.022.04. Price: $14,995

BEAUTIFUL CASED PERCUSSION DOUBLE BARREL RIFLE BY JOSEPH BOURNE
BEAUTIFUL CASED PERCUSSION DOUBLE BARREL RIFLE BY JOSEPH BOURNE

BEAUTIFUL CASED PERCUSSION DOUBLE BARREL RIFLE BY JOSEPH BOURNE: Marked “London” on top of the barrel. Gun is in good condition with most original stock varnish. Checkered forearm and wrist shows very little use. Checkered style butt plate with most original bright blue. Patchbox on the side with an engraved deer that has turned a nickel color. Lock plates are marked “Bourne”. Nicely engraved with about 75% case color remaining. The trigger guard is engraved with most original blue thinning some. The 30 inch barrels original brown finish has turned to plum/brown and show a good Damascus pattern. Rifle bores are about 40 caliber and the shotgun barrel is about 14 gauge. Excellent bores. Complete with original ram rod. An interesting sight combination fixed to the top of the barrel. Also a retractable standing sight that slides the full length of the barrel. Barrel is marked in increments. Truly unique. The wooden case has compartments with various accoutrements. Also has a hand drawn map included. Beautiful outfit! Price: $8,500

J BLANCH AND SONS LONDON 12GA BLE EXCELLENT SCREW GRIP
J BLANCH AND SONS LONDON 12GA BLE EXCELLENT SCREW GRIP

J BLANCH AND SONS LONDON 12GA BLE EXCELLENT SCREW GRIP: A Dandy between the wars London made game gun. Nice sound wood. Strong well timed ejectors. Great barrels. Screw grip action. Lovely engraving. Locks up tight. In London proof. With leather case and cleaning tools. Unengraved stock oval. No issues. Price: $3,375

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Parker DHE 20ga - “O” Frame - 28” Barrels - M/F - DT - Skeleton Buttplate
Parker DHE 20ga – “O” Frame – 28” Barrels – M/F – DT – Skeleton Buttplate

Parker DHE 20ga – “O” Frame – 28” Barrels – M/F – DT – Skeleton Buttplate: Tight Action – Splinter Forend – Beautiful Engraving in High Condition – ca. 1920 – 20% retention on case colors – a wonderful true Parker dream gun! Serial Number: 190488 Barrel Length: 28” Chambers: 2 3/4” Ejectors: Auto Timed Crisp Condition: Excellent Condition Metal Condition: Original Wood Condition: Looks refinished but handling marks since. Bore Condition: Excellent Triggers: Double Stock: Pistol Grip Cap Stock Comb: 1 5/8” Stock Heel: 2 5/8” Stock Cast: Neutral Fore End: Splinter Butt Pad: Skeleton Buttplate LOP: 14 3/16” Rib: Concave matted game rib Weight: 6.0 lbs Manufacture Date: 1920 Price: $14,995

SKIMIN & WOOD BOXLOCK EJECTOR 12 GAUGE 2" CHAMBERED SIDE-BY-SIDE SHOTGUN
SKIMIN & WOOD BOXLOCK EJECTOR 12 GAUGE 2″ CHAMBERED SIDE-BY-SIDE SHOTGUN

SKIMIN & WOOD BOXLOCK EJECTOR 12 GAUGE 2″ CHAMBERED SIDE-BY-SIDE SHOTGUN: 12 GAUGE, 2″ CHAMBERS, 27″ BARRELS, SKEET AND FULL, EJECTORS, DOUBLE TRIGGERS, AUTOMATIC SAFETY, STRAIGHT HAND GRIP, SPLINTER FOREND, SCORED BUTT, 5 LBS 4 OZ, 14-1/4″ LOP. A 12 gauge game gun with 27” nitro proved dovetail barrels that are fit with ejectors, 2” chambers, tapered smooth concave game rib and steel front bead. Top of rib is engraved ‘SKIMIN & WOOD. BIRMINGHAM.” and in gold is engraved “FOR 2 INCH CASE ONLY”. Chokes are Cylinder and Full. Trace case color finish (more in protected areas) scalloped boxlock action is adorned with English Arabesque scroll engraving with “SKIMIN & WOOD” in banner on both sides of the action body. Underside of action body blacked with similar enraving. The action body is fit with double triggers protected by an engraved trigger guard which extends to a bottom strap that is also engraved and the gun’s serial number, blacked top lever is engraved and the left side of the thumb piece is checkered, “SAFE” ahead of the automatic engraved and checkered safety slide. Best quality walnut stock with straight hand grip, two panel checkering and an engraved stock oval. Splinter fore-end with matching checkering and Anson type push button release, 14-1/4″ LOP to a scored butt, 5 Lbs. 4 Oz.

BROWNING SUPERLIGHT OU BELGIAN 20 GAUGE SHOTGUN
BROWNING SUPERLIGHT OU BELGIAN 20 GAUGE SHOTGUN

BROWNING SUPERLIGHT OU BELGIAN 20 GAUGE SHOTGUN: BROWNING SUPERPOSED SUPERLIGHT IN 20 GAUGE WITH 26 1/2″ VENT RIB BARRELS.CHOKED I/C/MOD(.006-.015) WITH 2 3/4″ CHAMBERS LOP 14 1/4″ -1 3/8″-2 1/2″ 6LBS  FRENCH WALNUT  WITH SATIN OIL FINISH, HAS GRADE I SCROLL ENGRAVING. LITTLE CHARACTER WEAR AT CARRY POINTS,BUT OVERALL VERY NICE GUN! THESE WERE SOME OF THE LAST BELGIUM SUPERLIGHT, BUILT IN 1984 NO BOX OR CASE. Price: $6,250

WINCHESTER MODEL 21 PRE WAR 20 GAUGE SxS
WINCHESTER MODEL 21 PRE WAR 20 GAUGE SxS

WINCHESTER MODEL 21 PRE WAR 20 GAUGE SxS: #5356 28″ MOD AND FULL 2 3/4 007 AND 022 CONSTRICTION DOUBLE TRIGGER EXTRACTORS SPLINTER FOREARM PISTOL GRIP EXCELLENT CONDITION WITH LIGHT MARKS IN THE WOOD 6LBS 7 OZ 2 1/2″ DAH 1 9/16″ DAC 14″ LOP. Price: $6,250

AYA No 2 - 16g Sidelock SxS Spanish Shotgun
AYA No 2 – 16g Sidelock SxS Spanish Shotgun

AYA No 2 – 16g Sidelock SxS Spanish Shotgun: Excellent condition AYA No2 -16g. Very good bluing, case hardening, and wood. Perfect barrels. Tight action. No dents, dings, or cracks. Very minor handling marks. Priced at a massive discount compared to $8,800 new with a year wait. Specifications are below. 28″ barrels 14.5″ lop 1 1/2″ dac 2 1/4″ dah Neutral cast 2 3/4″ chambers, Choked IC/M, Ejectors, 6lbs 1oz. Price: $3,595

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Browning Superposed SuperLight 28ga & 20ga - 28” 26.5” - IC/M - ca. 1984 - The Ultimate Upland Combo - Only One in Existence
Browning Superposed SuperLight 28ga & 20ga – 28” 26.5” – IC/M – ca. 1984 – The Ultimate Upland Combo – Only One in Existence

Browning Superposed SuperLight 28ga & 20ga – 28” 26.5” – IC/M – ca. 1984 – The Ultimate Upland Combo – Only One in Existence: Gregoire Engraved and Signed – I acquired this gun from the original owner some years back – at that time it was unfired. Since then, I found a set of 28ga barrels “in the white” from Browning and had them custom fitted to this gun, turning into the package I’m presenting today. The work was done by Browning Master Gunsmith and the barrels are numbered #1 and #2 respectively. I have hunted this gun and have enjoyed it thoroughly. The 28ga barrels are Lightning Model Barrels but because of the era they fit perfectly and I like both the wider Lightning field rib on the 28ga and the tapered rib of the 20ga barrels – best of both worlds. The package comes ready to travel in a Negrini Uplander Model case – I have used it during air travel and it is the coolest and most functional case for this setup.  This is a very fine shotgun and is one of 217 total Superlight guns made in 1983/1984 era – some of the last of the Belgium guns. I guess the question becomes, where can a man find a 28ga superlight…? Very hard to find. Note: I have a Browning letter for the original 20ga configuration – obviously does not talk about 28ga barrels. Price: $27,995

A. Ward Thompson ~ Double Barrel Boxlock Ejector ~ 28 Gauge ~ SxS Shotgun
A. Ward Thompson ~ Double Barrel Boxlock Ejector ~ 28 Gauge ~ SxS Shotgun

A. Ward Thompson ~ Double Barrel Boxlock Ejector ~ 28 Gauge ~ SxS Shotgun: Blued barrels engraved with band of stylized foliage at each breech end. Concave rib with bead front sight and signed “A. WARD THOMPSON. MIDDLESBROUGH”. The underside of the barrels struck with Birmingham nitro proof marks and nitro reproof marks. Casehardened action signed “A. WARD THOMPSON” on each side, with blued toplever, automatic safety with gold inlaid “SAFE”, blued trigger guard, and fences finely carved with stylized acanthus foliage. With classic English border and scroll engraving throughout. Well figured straight hand stock with carved drop points, checkered panels to the grip and forearm, the latter with Anson push button release, and the underside of the butt inset with gold oval initial escutcheon engraved with the monogram “R.W”. Price: $7,999.99

FRANCOTTE 25E PIGEON SxS BOXLOCK SHOTGUN
FRANCOTTE 25E PIGEON SxS BOXLOCK SHOTGUN

FRANCOTTE 25E PIGEON SxS BOXLOCK SHOTGUN: FRANCOTTE 30″ PIGEON GUN ON THE 25E GRADE, CHOKED I/C-MOD,CLEAN GUN,GREAT COLORS, BRIGHT BORES! LOP 14 1/2″-1 1/2-2 9/16….7.5LBS Price: $6,450

DEFOURNY SEVRIN 16 GAUGE BOXLOCK EJECTOR - MADE IN 1943 - HIGH CONDITION - LONG LOP
DEFOURNY SEVRIN 16 GAUGE BOXLOCK EJECTOR – MADE IN 1943 – HIGH CONDITION – LONG LOP

DEFOURNY SEVRIN 16 GAUGE BOXLOCK EJECTOR – MADE IN 1943 – HIGH CONDITION – LONG LOP: High condition Defourny Sevrin 16 gauge boxlock ejector made in 1943. Original case color at 98%. Well executed tight rose and scroll engraving. Ejectors well timed. Gun is tight on face like new. Purdey style third fastener. Barrels are 27 5/8″. Mirror bores that measure .665 right and .663 left. Chokes are full and full. Chambers measure 2 5/8″ and are stamped 2 1/2″ (65MM). Barrels ring nicely – ribs are tight. No cracks to wood. Wood reflects field use. LOP is 14 15/16″. Drop at comb – 1 1/2″. Drop at heel – 2 3/8″. Auto safety. Weight of gun is 6 LBS 7 1/2 OZ. Price: $3,650

L. C. Smith 30" 16GA Field Grade SxS by Hunter Arms
L. C. Smith 30″ 16GA Field Grade SxS by Hunter Arms

L. C. Smith 30″ 16GA Field Grade SxS by Hunter Arms: This gun has 30″ Armor Steel barrels choked full and full with 2 3/4″ chambers. The gun is in excellent original condition retaining 30% of the original case colors,95% of the original barrel blue and wood finish. The bores are bright and free of any rust or dents. The barrels are on face and lock up tightly to the action. The stock is sound with no cracks or damage and it retains the original factory buttplate. The action is a featherweight frame and the gun weighs 6-8. Stock dimensions are 14″ LOP, 1 5/8″ at comb, 2 5/8″ at heel. A classic pheasant gun or vintager clays gun. Price: $1,495

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 Fantastic Lightweight David McKay Brown 12ga - An elegant Rounded Bar Action engraved and gold inlaid to the highest degree!
Fantastic Lightweight David McKay Brown 12ga – An elegant Rounded Bar Action engraved and gold inlaid to the highest degree!

Fantastic Lightweight David McKay Brown 12ga – An elegant Rounded Bar Action engraved and gold inlaid to the highest degree: Made in 1986, this extremely fine 12ga David McKay Brown Game Gun made with 30″ Fluid steel barrels.  Near fully checkered forend with Anson type push button release.  The case hardened action is full coverage scroll engraved to the highest degree.  The bottom of the action is nicely gold inlaid “A. Chesapeake” with a Chesapeake Bay Retriever bust engraved on the trigger plate.  Sculpted fences and sides of action engraved “David McKay Brown” in banner.  Gun made with double triggers, auto ejectors, auto safety.  The extremely finely figured European Walnut buttstock is checkered in point pattern through the wrist and terminates with the original checkered butt. Overall the gun remains in exceptionally nice lighly field used condition.  Barrels retain about 97% original blue.  Action retains more than 95% original case color. Trigger guard retains about 85%++ original blue and top lever retains about 95% original blue.  Stocks are sound and retain more than 97% original finish with only minor impressions.  Checkering is still crisp.  Bores are brilliant and shiny.  Mechanics are crisp. These guns are highly sought after and rarely are offered for sale. Price: $39,950 

F.LLI PIOTTI King No.1 20ga Sidelock Shotgun 29.5 LtM & IM 3" chamber, Factory Leather case
F.LLI PIOTTI King No.1 20ga Sidelock Shotgun 29.5 LtM & IM 3″ chamber, Factory Leather case

F.LLI PIOTTI King No.1 20ga Sidelock Shotgun 29.5 LtM & IM 3″ chamber, Factory Leather case: Make  F.LLI PIOTTI, Model  King No.1, Configuration  SXS, Gauge / Caliber  20 GA, Serial #  9326, Country of Origin  Italy, Barrel Length (in Inches)  29-1/2 (75cm), Choke R  Lt.M(.012), Choke L  IM(.020), Trigger  DT (Double), Stock Configuration  Straight Grip, Leather covered pad, Forearm Type  Splinter Forearm, Rib Type  Matted Level Rib, Receiver Finish  Casehardened, Engraving Type  King I Fine Italian scroll Engraving, Other Options  Factory leather case, 3″ chambers, Condition  EXC. Condition, Weight  6#10oz Dimensions  1 1/2″ x 2 1/4″ x 14 1/2″ with 1/8″ cast off. Price: $25,000

William Ford Side-by-Side Boxlock Shotgun, Birmingham England, 12 Gauge
William Ford Side-by-Side Boxlock Shotgun, Birmingham England, 12 Gauge

William Ford Side-by-Side Boxlock Shotgun, Birmingham England, 12 Gauge: William Ford Side-by-Side shotgun fitted with 26 inch barrels (choked Sk1/IC), automatic ejectors, box lock action, double triggers, checkered walnut forearm with engraved metal, nicely figured checkered walnut stock fitted with a 3/4 inch black Pachmeyr Decelerator recoil pad, blue/color case-hardened finished, and chambered in 12 Gauge.  This Birmingham, England shotgun is in excellent condition, with the barrels retaining 85% blue, with most thinning above the forearm, due to handling, the trigger guard/lower tang approximately 50% blue, and the frame retains 70% color case-hardened finish.  The forearm and stock are in excellent condition, with sharp checkering and minimal handling marks.  The bores are bright and the action is tight and functions perfectly, including the ejectors.  This cast-off stock has a LOP of 15 1/16 inches front trigger/14 1/4 inches rear trigger, and 2 1/8 inch drop at heel. Price: $3,995

Pedro Arrizabalaga 12 gauge, Two-barrel set, Sidelock ejector, Regal Sabel, imported to the UK by Gunmark, Ltd in 1976
Pedro Arrizabalaga 12 gauge, Two-barrel set, Sidelock ejector, Regal Sabel, imported to the UK by Gunmark, Ltd in 1976

Pedro Arrizabalaga 12 gauge, Two-barrel set, Sidelock ejector, Regal Sabel, imported to the UK by Gunmark, Ltd in 1976: Model: Regal Sabel, Serial Number: 12219, Barrel Length: 26-5/8″, Bore Info: 12 bore, Chambers: 2-3/4″, Ejectors: Well-timed, Condition: Good, Metal Condition: Good, Wood Condition: Good, Bore Condition: Mirror bright, Barrels: Few use marks, Barrel Type: Spanish Steel, Action: Sidelock Ejector, Triggers: Articulated front/double, Stock: Straight European Walnut Stock Dimensions: 14-1/2″x1-1/2″x2-1/8, Stock Comb: DAC: 1-1/2″, Stock Heel: DAH: 2-1/8″, Stock Cast: Cast off for right hand use, Fore End: Splinter, Butt Pad: Checkered wood, LOP: 14-1/2″,  Rib: Concave smooth, Finish: Blued Weight: 6# 4oz, Sights: silver front bead, Manufacture Date: 1976, Choke Left: Modified, Choke Right: Improved, Engraving: 85% rose and scroll, Extras: Hand detachable locks, Case: New Canvas and leather, Proof:Nitro: yes, Grips: Straight, checkered. Price: $3950

BROWNING 20 GAUGE B-S/S SXS SHOTGUN, 28" BARREL, STRAIGHT GRIP
BROWNING 20 GAUGE B-S/S SXS SHOTGUN, 28″ BARREL, STRAIGHT GRIP

BROWNING 20 GAUGE B-S/S SXS SHOTGUN, 28″ BARREL, STRAIGHT GRIP: 20 Gauge, 28″ Blued Mod Full, Single Select Trigger, English Stock, Beavertail Forend, No box. Price: $1,995.99

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Fantastic Prewar Boss Heavy Proof 12ga Pigeon Gun with original case- Sumner Engraved and choice in every respect
Fantastic Prewar Boss Heavy Proof 12ga Pigeon Gun with original case- Sumner Engraved and choice in every respect

Fantastic Prewar Boss Heavy Proof 12ga Pigeon Gun with original case- Sumner Engraved and choice in every respect:
Built in the late 1920’s at the peak of fine gunmaking, this London Best needs no introduction.  An extremely fine 12ga Boss heavy proof pigeon gun made with 30″ Sir Joseph Whitworth Fluid steel chopper lump barrels that have beautiful hand filed top rib.  Gun made with splinter forend with Anson type pushbutton release.  The case hardened action is engraved in gorgeous rose and scroll and is very delicate and finely cut- most certainly by Sumner and a work of art to behold!  The gun was made with double triggers, auto ejectors, safety.  The engraved steel capped pistol grip buttstock is of extremely fine English Walnut with great grain and contrast and terminates with its original checkered butt.  The gun is housed in what appears to be its original Oak and leather case with makers label on inside. The gun remains in excellent overall condition.  Barrels retain nearly all of their factory quality restored finish.  Action retains about 65% bold original case color.  The stocks are sound, gorgeous figure, and retain about all of their hand rubbed finish.  Bores are brilliant and shiny. Mechanics are crisp. Price: $35,950

J. Purdey Percussion 16 Bore SxS Double rifle
J. Purdey Percussion 16 Bore SxS Double rifle

J. Purdey Percussion 16 Bore SxS Double rifle: This antique Purdey double rifle is cased and has the original leather covered flask and oil bottle.  The flask is marked “AM FLASK AND CAP CO” and the oil bottle is marked “James Dixon & Sons  212M”.  The original key is present.  The case shows it’s age, however the rifle has stood the test of time very well. There are case colors present on the locks as well as the breech.  The locks have safeties and they exhibit strong case colors.  The bores have 10 lands and groves and are simular to Henry Rifling and there is a light frosting in the bores. The original ebony ramrod is serial numbered to the gun.  The gun weighs 8 pounds 1 ounce.  The barrels are 29 3/8 inches long.  It has a round cap box that is well engraved as is the rest of the gun.  The screws have not been buggered.  The rib is engraved “J. Purdy 314 1/2 Oxford Street London” The English checkering is strong and in good condition and the barrels are stub Damascus.  Guns of this type do not come along very often.  A great buy on today’s market.Price: $12,000.99  

WILLIAM CASHMORE SCALLOPED BOXLOCK EJECTOR 20 GAUGE 2 BARREL SET
WILLIAM CASHMORE SCALLOPED BOXLOCK EJECTOR 20 GAUGE 2 BARREL SET

WILLIAM CASHMORE SCALLOPED BOXLOCK EJECTOR 20 GAUGE 2 BARREL SET: SN# 202XX, GAME SCENE ENGRAVED, 26″ SOLID RIB BARRELS (.009 AND .009 CONSTRICTIONS) 2 3/4″ CHAMBERS, 30″ SOLID RIB BARRELS (.011 AND .011 CONSTRICTIONS) 2 3/4″ CHAMBERS, BOTH BARRELS NP 1 OZ 2 3/4″, 4 POINT LOCK UP, SIDE CLIPS, NO SAFETY, EJECTORS, SPLINTER FOREARM, ENGLISH GRIP, EXCELLENT CONDITION WITH SOME LIGHT HANDLING, 5LBS 10 OZ W/ 26″ BARRELS, 6LBS 0 OZ W/ 30″ BARRELS, 2 7/8″ DAH, 1 1/4″ DAC, 14 1/2″ LOP, NO CASE Price: $11,500 

CHURCHILL 20 from 1954- TOTALLY ORIG in EXC PLUS COND- BOXLOCK EJECT w/ CHOPPER LUMP Bbls.- ORIG 95% BLUE & CASE COLORS- EXC Bbls. INSIDE & OUT-CASE
CHURCHILL 20 from 1954- TOTALLY ORIG in EXC PLUS COND- BOXLOCK EJECT w/ CHOPPER LUMP Bbls.- ORIG 95% BLUE & CASE COLORS- EXC Bbls. INSIDE & OUT-CASE

CHURCHILL 20 from 1954- TOTALLY ORIG in EXC PLUS COND- BOXLOCK EJECT w/ CHOPPER LUMP Bbls.- ORIG 95% BLUE & CASE COLORS- EXC Bbls. INSIDE & OUT-CASE: #7285, 20 Bore, E. J. Churchill (Gunmakers) Ltd., Orange Street, Gunworks, Leicester Square, London: A Churchill 20 Bore Game Gun in Boxlock Ejector Made in 1954 That Remains in Excellent Condition, 25″ Ejector Chopper Lump Barrels, Proved in Birmingham at 1 ounce and 2 3/4″, .614 .003 & .016″ (Skt.I & Imp.Mod.), Original 2 3/4″ chambers, Wall thickness on both the right and left at .036″, Double triggers, Splinter forend with an Anson frontal release, Straight hand stock at 14 1/2 x 1 1/2 x 2 1/8″ over a near full face checkered butt, Cast-Off for the right hand; Swept comb and stock with the top tang, top lever and the trigger guard off-set to the right from a true straight line of the barrels and receiver, This gun points like a dream and is near perfect for a right hand shooter, Great 20 Bore weight at 6 lbs. 1 oz., Very nice wood, 85% coverage of period scroll engraving, The original barrel blue at 95%, The original case colors at 95% and remain bright and vivid, The original stock finish at 96-97%, The checkering is at 99%, The barrels inside & out remain in excellent plus condition and completely free of any dings or pits, The striking on the barrels are excellent, It is cased in the original maker’s leather cornered leather trunk with the proper trade labels, The barrels remain on the face, They have a pronounced chime. On walk up bird shooting over dogs 25″ barrels work absolutely as efficient as longer barrels in the hands of the average upland hunter. If you can prove me differently, I will give you this gun plus pay the shipping to you. Here is a totally original game gun inside and out that remains in excellent condition with mechanics that will last another lifetime. An early post-war boxlock with chopper lump barrels is not encountered very often. Price: $6,600

Engraved Ithaca 3E Flues with 30 Inch Chain Damascus Barrels Made 1919
Engraved Ithaca 3E Flues with 30 Inch Chain Damascus Barrels Made 1919

Engraved Ithaca 3E Flues with 30 Inch Chain Damascus Barrels Made 1919:
Guns by Sally-always the best for less. We are so proud to offer this fine example the classic American double made in Ithaca, New York. The Ithaca name has a very loyal following, and this example can show us why. This is the 3E grade, moving up the grade scale enough for some gorgeous walnut, truly unique game scene engraving, just as unique checkering patterns, and the icing on the cake is that she is fitted with 30 inch Chain Damascus barrels. This is a very striking firearm, and can get your attention from across the room. Even the top rib stands out, with its deep and distinctive machined matting. Made in the year of our Lord 1919, it does not look like it is 103 years old. The original blue is mostly strong, with some thinning at carry points and near the muzzle. The receiver bears sharp, high contrast engraving set against generous amounts of case color. The checkering is very good, and the Damascus pattern is just as bold as the rest of the gun. From the large ivory bead to the original Ithaca butt plate, this shotgun screams high grade American double. The lever resides to the right of center, ejectors toss the empties, and she is choked old school, full and full. Built for the long run, she weighs in at just under 7 1/2 pounds. Drops are 1 5/8 and 2 3/4 inches, with an LOP of 14 inches. Chambers are 2 3/4 inches, and RST loads can allow this beauty to keep knocking down birds for years to come. This fine double represents a true bargain in this category. While you can spend many times this amount for a high grade double, they won’t get any more attention in front of your safe than this Fluesy. If you have been looking for the right classic Ithaca to collect, for investment, or for a classy hunt, then look no further. Price: $2800

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Truly Exceptional and exceedingly rare Holland and Holland Dominion Grade 8 Bore shotgun with Huey case – A wonderful big bore: Easily the single finest 8ga Holland and Holland I’ve ever had the privilege of handling, this very rare Dominion Grade gun, made in 1903, made with 32″ fluid steel barrels with maker name and Bond street address on tops.  Large splinter forend is checkered in point pattern with horn tip.  Hand detachable case hardened locks with nice border engraved and frame is also case hardened and border engraved.  Locks aslo engraved “Holland and Holland” on both sides.  Beautifully figured English walnut buttstock is checkered in point pattern through the wrist and terminates with its original hard Silvers type pad.  The gun has double triggers and extractors, safety with the word “SAFE” in gold.  The gun is housed in a fantastic Marvin Huey fully furnished oak and leather case with accessories which itself is a work of art and $4500 to replace today.  This gun remains in superb all original condition (exceedingly rare) with more than 97% original barrel blue.  The locks and action retain nearly all of their original case color with toning at carry point but colors still present on most all surfaces.  Particularly vivid on locks.  The stocks are sound and retain nearly all of their factory original finish with only the most minor of handling marks.  Bores are brilliant and shiny.  Mechanics are crisp.  The case is excellent to near mint with only a few minor rubs. It would be impossible to find a finer 8ga Holland and this is by far the most choice I have examined. Price: $49,500

W&C Scott Crown Grade 28 gauge—cased and near new! Sure to please!
W&C Scott Crown Grade 28 gauge—cased and near new! Sure to please!

W&C Scott Crown Grade 28 gauge—cased and near new! Sure to please! for sale: This 28 gauge Abercrombie & Fitch import is in outstanding all original condition. A Crown Grade W&C Scott with 25 inch barrels bored improved cylinder and full.(.009 & .022). The wood has much better then average wood and the dimensions are 1 1/2 x 2 1/4 x 14 3/4 inches. In the factory case with accessories and a correct label. It weighs 5 pounds 6.6 ounces and will make a dandy field gun. Check out the pictures and I think you’ll agree. Price: $5950

Orvis Custom 28 Gauge – ARRIETA MODEL 578, 99% FACTORY FINISHES
Orvis Custom 28 Gauge – ARRIETA MODEL 578, 99% FACTORY FINISHES

Orvis Custom 28 Gauge – ARRIETA MODEL 578, 99% FACTORY FINISHES: 5lbs 13oz, Chokes SK/LM, LOP 13 7/8″, DAH 2 3/8″, DAC 1 1/2″. Serial Number: 37459. Orvis periodically creates a custom shotgun offering with “Orvis Custom” labeling and some very nice, upgraded features.  You will see these custom labeled guns made by various quality makers over the years.  This gun was produced for Orvis by Arrieta of Spain.  The Arrieta y CIA is one of the finest of the Spanish made shotguns produced in the true Basque traditions.  Michael McIntosh praises the Arrieta in his book “Best Guns” and in fact carried his Arrieta afield as much as any other gun he owned.  The Basque makers were famous for making quality “copies” of other guns, and this Arrieta is a Holland & Holland sidelock action produced to perfection.  With chopper lump barrels, removable striker discs, articulated front trigger, stocked to the fences, drop points, beaded fences, sculpted frame, cocking indicators, deep chiseled, hand chiseled engraving, perfectly struck barrels, file cut rib, you have ALL OF THE BEST GUN FEATURES AT A FRACTION OF THE PRICE!  This gun, sn37459 built in 1984 was special ordered by Orvis with the options of case colored receiver and skeleton buttplate. Weighing in at 5lbs. 13oz. and balanced on the hinge pin, she is just what you would expect of a fine sidelock 28ga. game gun…dynamic handling characteristics and lightning fast mounting for the fast flush of quail, grouse, woodcock, or the wild upland birds of the western plains.  This gun will be a delight for all day walks over hill and dale.  These guns ran over $6800 when new, and this gun has barely been carried or fired.  You might as well save hundreds of dollars and buy this one.  Cased in a nice canvas and leather case with accessories and Arrieta trade label worth over $450, the case adds a lot of value to a fine little shotgun like this small bore.  Arrieta closed its doors several years ago and there are no more being made.  You will not find a better value in a modern, Holland & Holland style sidelock small gauge gun. Price: $4,950

Christoph Funk for Baker & Kimball, Boston 32" Vent Rib Original Single Trigger
Christoph Funk for Baker & Kimball, Boston 32″ Vent Rib Original Single Trigger

Christoph Funk for Baker & Kimball, Boston 32″ Vent Rib Original Single Trigger: The action is in original condition with some colors remaining, single,selective trigger original to the gun, auto safe, very tight scroll engraving with an attractive fancy back action and a stippled top, cross-bolt, ejectors are in time, nitro proofs and tight on face. The selector for the single trigger works via the top safe and is very intuitive. The barrels are 32″ with perfect bores, .724/.724 and chokes: over, .025 and under .020. 2 3/4″ chambers, full length vent rib, blue is near perfect with only a small amount of wear at the end of the fore end. This gun shoots very well with RST 7 1/2 Pigeon loads and also with 7 1/2- 2 1/2″ light loads. The patterns are wonderful and 3/4 above with both shells. The stocks are both in great condition with nice finish, small chequering that shows some wear, bone inlays original based on seeing another of these with them, 14 1/2″ length of pull to a Silvers pad, the pistol grip butt is sligthly cast off with a high straight comb, 1 3/4″ drop at comb and 2 3/8″ drop at heel, weight is 8lbs 9oz and the guns balances forward of the hinge pin. Price: $3,650

Browning Shotgun BSS Sporter 20 Gauge
Browning Shotgun BSS Sporter 20 Gauge

Browning Shotgun BSS Sporter 20 Gauge: This is a rare find. A New Unfired BSS 20 Gauge with Box and Manual! 26″ barrels Left Choke Full, Right Choke Modified with 3″ chambers. Barrrel Selector behind Trigger. Straight stock with beautiful wood.  LOP is 14 1/4 ” Original owner,  stored assembled in a safe. Barrels Stamped Browning Arms Co Morgan Utah and Montreal, Made in Japan. Gun only assembled for storage, pictures and to remove most original grease (some remains in the tight spots.) Gun is factory tight as the day it was made. Serial Number 03218PZ168 Buyer pays shipping. Price: $3,250

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Stunning high original condition W.C. Scott “Premier” Quality 12ga hammer gun - the finest example I have seen! W/orig. Case
Stunning high original condition W.C. Scott “Premier” Quality 12ga hammer gun – the finest example I have seen! W/orig. Case

Stunning high original condition W.C. Scott “Premier” Quality 12ga hammer gun – the finest example I have seen! W/orig. Case:
Absolutely gorgeous high original condition W.C. Scott 12ga “Premier” Hammer gun.  Virtually never seen with an original straight grip, this gun has got it all!  This gun made with 30″ Damascus barrels, checkered splinter forend with long fully engraved release lever at tip, double triggers and extractors.  The gun has a very fine piece of English Walnut which is checkered in a point pattern with tear drop behind the locks and terminates with its original lined horn buttplate.  The case hardened receiver is beautiful engraved in fine scroll as are the hammers and fences.  Large gold shield behind top tang.  The gun is near full coverage engraved and remains in exceptionally fine all original condition. Overall the gun remains in exceptional original condition with more than 90% of the Damascus pattern remaining.  Receiver retains more than 75% vivid original case color and the screws are all near mint retaining nearly all of their fine nitre blue.  Stocks are sound and retain nearly all of their original finish with checkering being very crisp for a gun of this vintage.  Stocks with minor handling marks and impressions, but nothing serious to note.  Bores are mostly bright and shiny with some light orange peel ahead of the chambers.  Mechanics are crisp. These high grade English hammer guns are impossible to source in original untouched condition as they were virtually all sent back to the maker for service annually.  This gun has exceptional merit to a collector and belongs in a distinguished collection. Price: $12,500

AyA Aguirre y Arranzabal - 410ga Round Body “No. 2” SLE Baby Frame - 27” - IC/IC - 3” - 99% In Original Maker’s Box & Paperwork - ca. 1999 - Rare! for sale
AyA Aguirre y Arranzabal – 410ga Round Body “No. 2” SLE Baby Frame – 27” – IC/IC – 3” – 99% In Original Maker’s Box & Paperwork – ca. 1999 – Rare! for sale

AyA Aguirre y Arranzabal – 410ga Round Body “No. 2” SLE Baby Frame – 27” – IC/IC – 3” – 99% In Original Maker’s Box & Paperwork – ca. 1999 – Rare! Fine English Scroll – Deep Case Colors – Checkered Butt – Blank Gold Oval – 7 pin sidelock – cocking indicators – double trigger – wonderful flushing bird gun Manufacturer: AyA Aguirre y Arranzabal Model: No. 2 Round Body SLE Serial Number: 051-99 Barrel Length: 27” Bore Info: 99% Chambers: 3” Ejectors: Auto Timed Crisp Condition: 99% Metal Condition: 99% Wood Condition: 99% Bore Condition: 99% Triggers: Double Stock: English Grip Stock Comb: 1 1/2” Stock Heel: 2 1/2” Stock Cast: Slight Right Hand – off Fore End: Splinter Butt Pad: Checkered Butt LOP: 14 7/8” Rib: Concave Game Rib Finish: Hand Rubbed Oil Weight: 5 lbs 5 ozs Manufacture Date: 1999 Choke Left: .009 Choke Right: .009 Engraving: Fine English Scroll. Price: $7,995

A.H. Fox 12 ga. Double Barrel Shotgun Grade A 2nd Year
A.H. Fox 12 ga. Double Barrel Shotgun Grade A 2nd Year

A.H. Fox 12 ga. Double Barrel Shotgun Grade A 2nd Year: A super original high condition A.H. Fox Shotgun…Grade A…serial # 91xx…28 inch barrels…Krupp barrels…Mod. & Full…90% original case colors on the frame and water table…98+ original blue on the barrels…beautiful mint bores…looks like new! Original horn butt plate…14″ LOP…beautiful original case colors on the upper tag…beautiful original blue on the lower tang…action and barrels lock up like New! Original checkering looks like new… They are 2 small dings in the butt stock…1 on each side…stocks are perfect and original…no cracks or repairs…original varnish. Price: $3,850

Fabarm Autumn "As New" 20 Gauge 28 inch English Stock *Best Price Anywhere* for sale
Fabarm Autumn “As New” 20 Gauge 28 inch English Stock *Best Price Anywhere* for sale

Fabarm Autumn “As New” 20 Gauge 28 inch English Stock *Best Price Anywhere* for sale: This gun is being sold in as near as new condition as possible because I have never fired it and it has only been assembled for the pictures. It has the full factory warranty available to the buyer. Fabarm Autumn side-by-side shotgun in 20 gauge. 28″ barrels, 3″ chambers. Swamped top rib with textured finish to reduce glare. Color case hardened receiver. Highly figured Deluxe Turkish Walnut. Splinter forend with straight English stock. 4 Lug locking system for a very strong lock-up between the monoblock and the action. Monolithic forged action for ultimate in strength. Auto ejectors.Shotgun Gauge: 20 Gauge Manufacturer: FABARM Model: Autumn Barrel Length: 28″ Bore Info: 20 Gauge Chambers: 3 inch Ejectors: Selective Condition: As New Metal Condition: As New Wood Condition: As New Bore Condition: As New Barrels: Double with game rib Barrel Type: Side by Side Action: Box Lock Triggers: Single Selective Stock: Straight Grip Stock Drop: 2.25 inch Stock Comb: 1.5″ Stock Cast: Slight RH Cast Off Fore End: Splinter Style Butt Pad: Fitted Walnut LOP: 14.5″ Rib: Swamped textured Game Finish: Case color action/Blued barrels Weight: 6 lbs 4 oz. Sights: Single metal bead Manufacture Date: 2021 Chokes: Interchangeable Choke Tubes Engraving: 100% Extras: CTs, Case, Sleeves Mfg Shipping box. Case: Intergale Item Location: Florida Minimum Wall Thickness Left: New Minimum Wall Thickness Right: New Price: $3,650

NICELY DONE DAVID KIRKWOOD SxS 2-BARREL SET 12 GAUGE SHOTGUN
NICELY DONE DAVID KIRKWOOD SxS 2-BARREL SET 12 GAUGE SHOTGUN

NICELY DONE DAVID KIRKWOOD SxS 2-BARREL SET 12 GAUGE SHOTGUN: 30 inch and 28 inch barrels with fine bores. Kirkwood made some of the finest guns seen. Checkered pistol grip wood is in good condition.  13-1/2 inches LOP. Engraving is sparsely applied. Barrels retain about 70% Damascus finish. Action retains about 10% case color in protected areas. Price: $2,650

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MATCHED PAIR PIOTTI KING 12GA SLE WITH 27" CHOPPER LUMP BARRELS
MATCHED PAIR PIOTTI KING 12GA SLE WITH 27″ CHOPPER LUMP BARRELS

MATCHED PAIR PIOTTI KING 12GA SLE WITH 27″ CHOPPER LUMP BARRELS: CHOCKED .007/.018.  GUNS ARE 100% ROSE AND SCROLL ENGRAVED, RETAIN 100% ORIGINAL CASE COLORS, HAVE OUTSTANDING MACHED STOCKS AND ARE CASED IN FACTORY OAK AND LEATHER CASE. #8931/32 REMAIN IN AS NEW CONDITION, 1 1/2″ X 21/2″ X 14 7/8″, 6LBS 8OZS EACH.  Price: $41,000

PARKER SxS DHE 16 GAUGE REMINGTON GUN
PARKER SxS DHE 16 GAUGE REMINGTON GUN

PARKER DHE 16 GAUGE: REMINGTON GUN O FRAME #238XXX 28″ FULL AND FULL (.023 AND .029 CONSTRICTIONS)  2 1/2″ CHAMBERS DOUBLE TRIGGER EJECTORS SPLINTER FOREARM PISTOL GRIP EXCELLENT ORIGINAL CONDITION WITH MOST OF THE CASE COLORS 6LBS 15 OZ 2 1/2″ DAH 1 5/8″ DAC 14 1/4″ LOP. Price: $9,250

Arrieta 557 Sidelock 20 gauge SxS
Arrieta 557 Sidelock 20 gauge SxS

Arrieta 557 Sidelock 20 gauge SxS: Perfect upland bird gun if you hunt Grouse, Woodcock, or Quail.  Barrels are 27 inch, neither stubby or whippy in the woods.  Perfect chokes at .003 Right and .006 Left.  Both bores measure .617 and match proof marks exactly.  Swamped rib with single metal bead.  Stock is straight English, with 1 1/2 DAC, 2 3/8 DAH, and measuring 14 3/4 LOP over checkered butt.  Slight cast off.  Splinter forend with Anson push button release.  Gun equipped with double triggers (front articulated), bushed strikers, cocking indicators, and hand-removable locks.  Weight of gun perfect at 5 pounds, 15 ounces.  Comes in a nice luggage case with snap caps. Gun condition is near perfect.  Stock has a couple of light impressions (not photographable), and no cracks, dents, or chips.  Blueing and case coloring near perfect.  No indentation on the breech face, indicating the gun has been fired very little.  Gun is as close to new as a used gun can be.  A real treat at a very fair price for some bird hunter. Price: $ 5,250

B. Jenkinson English Boxlock SxS Double gun 20g
B. Jenkinson English Boxlock SxS Double gun 20g

B. Jenkinson English Boxlock SxS Double gun 20g: B. Jenkinson New York, N.Y.   English Side by Side. 20 gauge. Double triggers with ejectors. No. 763.  What a sweetheart of a gun! A light 20 g. with narrow stock dimensions. 26″ barrels choked Mod and Full. 14″ LOP. 1.5 drop at comb 2.5 drop at heel. Modern Proof, 2 3/4″ chamber. Barrels ring like a bell and bores are bright. Case colors are strong on action with some wear on the underside.  Oil finish on stock with red pad. Monogram oval has a nick on the edge. Previous owner did have the action professionaly tightend. So the forend iron is tight fitting and the barrel hook bushed. The action closes as a new gun. Price $3995.

Very nice Lefever H Grade 12ga made with steel barrels- good shooting dimensions and under 7lbs
Very nice Lefever H Grade 12ga made with steel barrels- good shooting dimensions and under 7lbs

Very nice Lefever H Grade SxS 12ga made with steel barrels- good shooting dimensions and under 7lbs: Nice later steel barreled Lefever H Grade 12ga.  Made with 28″ Carmen Fluid Steel barrels, checkered splinter forend, double triggers, extractors, and capped pistol grip buttstock with original Lefever Arms Co. monogrammed buttplate.  Each sideplate with a flourish of scroll as is typically found on the H Grade guns.  This gun remains in very nice condition.  The barrels retain most of an older restored rust blue and bores are bright and shiny.  There is evidence of an old repaired dent or two at the bottom of the left barrel about 16″ from the muzzle.  The locks and top of the action retain more than 90% of their bold original case color.  Bottom of frame has mostly toned to a pleasing gray.  Stocks are sound with most of their original finish and only minor handling marks.  Mechanics are crisp. This gun is in way above average condition and is bargain priced at $995 plus shipping to your FFL. Price: $995 

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

E.J. Churchill Premiere Grade composed pair of 12 gauge over & unders with 28 inch barrels
E.J. Churchill Premiere Grade composed pair of 12 gauge over & unders with 28 inch barrels

E.J. Churchill Premiere Grade composed pair of 12 gauge over & unders with 28 inch barrels: Caliber: 12 gauge Action: Sidelock Ejector with pinless locks Triggers: Double with front articulated Safety: Automatic Barrel Length: 28 inches Chamber: Number 1 gun 2 1/2 inches -Number 2 gun 2 3/4 inches Rib: Game solid rib Chokes: 1/4 & 1/2 Stock Length: 14 1/4 inches Grip: Full pistol grip with horn cap Butt End Finish: Chequered Forend: Game Style Engraving Description: Decorative fine scroll Finish: Case Colour Weight: Gun Number 1 – 7lbs – 5oz – Gun Number 2 – 7lbs – 11oz Case: Double Leather Motercase Date of Manufacture: Gun Number 1 – 1926 – Gun Number 2 – 1930 Price: $57,500

Winchester ~ Model 21 Duck ~ 12 Gauge SxS Shotgun
Winchester ~ Model 21 Duck ~ 12 Gauge SxS Shotgun

Winchester ~ Model 21 Duck ~ 12 Gauge SxS Shotgun: In excellent condition. This Winchester features 32-inch barrels with textured rib and fixed front bead sight. Blued finish. Base of receiver marked: DUCK. Checkered walnut pistol grip stock and fore-end. Factory rubber recoil pad. Overall showing scattered light and handling wear on the finish and stock. SN: 29563 Price: $5,999.99

Beretta 471 Silver Hawk Case Color 20ga 26" IC/IM 3" Double Triggers 2005, NOS
Beretta 471 Silver Hawk Case Color 20ga 26″ IC/IM 3″ Double Triggers 2005, NOS

Beretta 471 Silver Hawk Case Color 20ga 26″ IC/IM 3″ Double Triggers 2005, NOS!: SN is S093xxA, made in 2005. Factory finish on both wood and metal, facotry recoil pad. Gun looks brand new in factory hard case. Factory articulated double triggers, factory ejectors that you can also make manual. Mint all original hard to find gun!  Price: $5,999

CSMC RBL 28 Gauge 30"BBL's Briley choke tubes
CSMC RBL 28 Gauge 30″BBL’s Briley choke tubes

CSMC RBL 28 Gauge 30″BBL’s Briley choke tubes: Very good condition CSMC RBL 28 gauge with 30″ barrels. Briley choke tubes. 2-SK, 2-IC, LM & M 2X American Black Walnut long tang capped pistol grip stock, forend, TruOil finish, single selective trigger, automatic ejectors, automatic safety, solid game rib, game scene engraving surrounded by full coverage scroll over a bone and charcoal case colored finish, Pachmayr SC100 recoil pad. Includes case and some accessories. Shotgun Gauge: 28 Gauge Manufacturer: CSMC Model: RBL Barrel Length: 30″ Chambers: 2 3/4″ Ejectors: yes Condition: very good Metal Condition: Very good Wood Condition: Very good Bore Condition: excellent Triggers: Single Stock Comb: 1 1/2″ Stock Heel: 2 3/8″ Stock Cast: 0 Fore End: Beaver tail LOP: 14 1/2″ Weight: 6 lbs. Price: $5900

12 gauge Holland & Holland Dominion back action sidelock ejector
12 gauge Holland & Holland Dominion back action sidelock ejector

12 gauge Holland & Holland Dominion back action sidelock ejector: The Holland & Holland ‘Dominion’ was introduced in the late-19th century to meet a growing demand for firearms to be used overseas in austere conditions where access to a competent gunsmith could not be guaranteed. The Dominion is a robust, back-action design and was available in both shotgun and rifle form. Today, these firearms have many devoted followers who continue to enjoy the long lasting reliability not always found in vintage guns. This is the second of a two gun set. Length: 28 inches, Chopper lump barrels  Chamber: 2½ inches  Weight: 6.6 pounds. Price: $4250

BEST of the bests: Pair of 12g Boss SxSs, incredible condition…

Boss & Co. Sidelock Pair 12ga/29"
Boss & Co. Sidelock Pair 12ga/29″

“Where are all the great guns?” That’s what some friends of mine have been saying lately. While good guns are always coming on the market, truly great ones have been scarce — until today.

Boss & Co. Sidelock Pair 12ga/29"
Boss & Co. Sidelock Pair 12ga/29″

This pair of 12 gauge Boss & Co sidelock side-by-side shotguns popped up on Gunsinternational.com this AM. They’re as good as vintage British shotguns get.

Boss & Co. Sidelock Pair 12ga/29"
Boss & Co. Sidelock Pair 12ga/29″

In their day, these SxSs were the pinnacle of gunmaking, and two of the most expensive shotguns in the world. Today, they’re rare, and still cost a fortune. From what I can see, no one has messed them up by trying to refresh or restore them.

Boss & Co. Sidelock Pair 12ga/29"
Boss & Co. Sidelock Pair 12ga/29″

Boss & Co. Sidelock Pair 12ga/29″: Sublime 1928 manufactured square body sidelock pair by world renowned Boss & Co. 90-95% original case colors, double triggers, straight grip, ejectors, automatic safety, chopper lump barrels, drop points, beaded trigger guard, fine English scroll, factory leather luggage case. Gun #1 is choked .010″ and .016″ with .729″ bores, weighs 6 pounds 9 ounces, and measures 1 1/2″ x 2″ x 14 1/2″ over a checkered butt. Gun #2 is choked .009″ and .015″ with .730″ bores weighs 6 pounds 10 ounces and has matching stock dimensions. Factory 2 1/2″ chambers with 1 1/8 ounce proof remains. It is very hard to find a pair of Pre-War English guns (let alone Boss guns) in this condition. Price: $90,000

Boss & Co. Sidelock Pair 12ga/29"
Boss & Co. Sidelock Pair 12ga/29″

Auction alert: A rare LC Smith 8 gauge Quality No. 2 …

LC SMITH 8 GAUGE SXS NO.2 Grade, 32" barrels, very RARE and very good
LC SMITH 8 GAUGE SXS NO.2 Grade, 32″ barrels, very RARE and very good

Eight gauges — the double whopper with cheese of shotguns. In the 19th and early 20th century, ones like this LC Smith were used by waterfowlers up and down the East Coast for long range shots at ducks, Canada Geese and Swans.

This LC Smith is a Quality No. 2 made in the late 1890s. Like all American-made 8s, it’s a rare shotgun. According to the LC Smith collector’s site, LC Smith made just thirty-eight 8 gauge shotguns No. 2. Even though this was a lower middle-grade gun when it was new, it was still expensive. And because it was so specialized a gun, whoever bought it must have been very into waterfowling.

LC SMITH 8 GAUGE SXS NO.2 Grade, 32" barrels, very RARE and very good
LC SMITH 8 GAUGE SXS NO.2 Grade, 32″ barrels, very RARE and very good

I love the gun’s gigantic, boulder-size fences and genuine wear. It looks very original and like it hasn’t been messed with it all.

LC SMITH 8 GAUGE SXS NO.2 Grade, 32" barrels, very RARE and very good
LC SMITH 8 GAUGE SXS NO.2 Grade, 32″ barrels, very RARE and very good

LC SMITH 8 GAUGE SXS NO.2 Grade, 32″ barrels, very RARE and very good: LC Smith 8 ga. SXS No 2 Grade s/n 92271 is as described above in very good original condition. And if there were only 2 engraved with a woodcock on the RH side plate then this is one of them. Barrels show nice full covereage damascus pattern with nice brown patina, no dents and very nice shiny bores. Receiver with side plates still showing 20% of faint case colors and nice brown patina. Beautiful fine scroll engraving with the Quail encircled on the left side and the rare woodcock on the right side. Top lever is still well to the right with nice crisp tight action and crisp triggers.Horn pistol grip cap and dogs head inlay in the forend. On the toe of the buttstock has only a thin chip/splinter broken off – only approximately 1/4″ thick, but no cracks and only a couple of very light handling dings to the wood furniture. Gun is of original dimensions the stock nor barrels have been shortened or cut. Very nice for the age.

LC SMITH 8 GAUGE SXS NO.2 Grade, 32" barrels, very RARE and very good
LC SMITH 8 GAUGE SXS NO.2 Grade, 32″ barrels, very RARE and very good
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