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J. Purdey & Sons – Featherweight – 12 ga –  Price: $22,500

J. Purdey & Sons - Featherweight - 12 ga
J. Purdey & Sons – Featherweight – 12 ga

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

J. Purdey & Sons - Featherweight - 12 ga
J. Purdey & Sons – Featherweight – 12 ga

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, Heym
SCARCE CLAMSHELL EJECTOR 32-40 WIN, Heym

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

BERETTA – 426E – SxS – 12ga – 28″ – – SST – Raised Solid Rib – Ejectors: M / F (.022 / .044), Raised Solid Rib, Single Selective Trigger, Ejectors, Hand Engraved,LOP 14-3/8″, Drop 1-3/8″ to 2-1/4″,  Weight 6 lbs. 8 oz. Excellent Plus Condition. A 98% gun with a few tiny handling marks on the wood – not through the finish. Price: $2,250

BERETTA - 426E - SxS - 12ga - 28" - - SST - Raised Solid Rib - Ejectors
BERETTA – 426E – SxS – 12ga – 28″ – – SST – Raised Solid Rib – Ejectors

Beretta 686 Onyx 20 GA:  Chambers:3″ Metal Condition:Excellent Wood Condition:Excellent Bore Condition:Excellent Barrels:28″ Triggers:4.5 Lbs Stock:Checkered, pistol grip Stock Dimensions:14.25″ Fore End:Checkered Butt Pad:Decelerator Sights:Vented rib, front metal bead Chokes:interchangeable Extras:Box, Extra chokes. Price: $1,649.99

Beretta 686 Onyx 20 GA
Beretta 686 Onyx 20 GA

Good Gun Alert: 3/27 & 3/28, auctions in IN, VA & MD…

It looks like there are some good guns coming up this weekend at auctions in IN, VA & MD. I have not seen these guns, so be sure you check them out before you  bid on them.

Good gun alerts, double barrel, side by side shotguns
Good gun alerts, double barrel, side by side shotguns

MARCH 27

Associated Auctioneers & Appraisers, Inc in West Friendship, MD, has a bunch of side by side shotguns at their auction. The guns include a 12 gauge Baltimore Arms, 12 gauge Wilkes-Barre, 10 gauge Grant and more doubles by L.C. Smith, Remington, W & C Scott and other  makers. There are some lousy pics online.

Gibson Auction Inc., Orange, VA, has this 20 gauge A.H. Fox Sterlingworth side by side.

MARCH 27 & 28

Mike Taylor Champion Auctions is having a sale at the  Jefferson County 4-H Fairgrounds Madison, IN. They have a lot of good guns. Some are listed below, including the auctioneer’s description. This is the complete listing for the auction.

-L. C. Smith 20ga.

-Colt Md. 1883 Double Barrel 12ga. – ALL ORIGINAL

-Fox Sterlingworth 16ga. , 28 “ Mt F Barrels – Bright Bores

-Parker Bros V.H.E. 12ga. With hard to find Original 26” Barrels, Bright Bores , Twin Ivory Beads

-Parker Bros. G.H.E 16ga. – 28” barrel – lots of case hardening on action, excellent blue, Mirror bores

-Parker Bros. Trojan 20ga. – Hard to find in 20ga.

-L. C. Smith 12ga., Field Grade, 12ga. “Beautiful”

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