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Winchester Model 21 Custom Grade 3" SxS 20Ga. NIB
Winchester Model 21 Custom Grade 3″ SxS 20Ga. NIB

Winchester Model 21 Custom Grade 3″ SxS 20Ga. NIB: Winchester model 21 Custom Grade 3″ 20 gauge new and unfired in the original box with hang tag. This gun is one of an estimated 46 20 gauge model 21s with 28″ barrels with 3″ chambers. The barrels are choked modified and full and have a solid rib. The rib is marked “custom built by Winchester” with no name on the rib. The flat side action is engraved in the #1 pattern. The pistol grip stock is nicely figured wood and has a 131/2″LOP over the factory installed ventilated pad. Just like the 12 gauge duck 21s. The gun retains 100% of the original blue and wood finishes. Features include ejectors, single selective trigger, and beavertail forend with ebony tip. The box is in very good condition and retains the original waxed paper, wood dividers, and end label. This is an extremely rare model 21 in this configuration and condition. Price: $15,900

Arrieta - New England Arms - Side Lock Ejector SxS 28ga 28" IC / M
Arrieta – New England Arms – Side Lock Ejector SxS 28ga 28″ IC / M

Arrieta – New England Arms – Side Lock Ejector SxS 28ga 28″ IC / M: Ejectors, Double Triggers, English Stock – LOP 14-3/4″, Drop 1-1/2″ to 2-1/14″, Slight Cast Off, Weight – 5 lbs. 15 oz. Made for New England Arms in 2001. Remains in New Condition! Price: $5,450

WEBLEY & SCOTT 720 BOXLOCK SXS 20 GAUGE:
WEBLEY & SCOTT 720 BOXLOCK SXS 20 GAUGE:

WEBLEY & SCOTT 720 BOXLOCK SXS 20 GAUGE: English mfg. 26 inch barrels. IC & IM choke. .006 & .024. Double triggers. Ejectors. 14 5/8 LOP checkered butt. 1 3/8 comb 2 inch heel. 5 lbs 13 oz. Action is tight and gun and bores are in excellent condition. In leather hard case with oil bottle, cleaning rod and Webley label. Price: $5,450

Beretta 471 Case Colored SxS 20 gauge 28" Bbls
Beretta 471 Case Colored SxS 20 gauge 28″ Bbls

Beretta 471 Case Colored Double Triggers SxS 20 gauge 28″ Bbls: This is an elegant 20 gauge Beretta 471 side by side with case colored steel and 28″ barrels choked IC/IM. It is a model J471437. The stock has a length of pull of 14-1/2″ to the first trigger from a checkered wood butt plate and the double triggers allow for instant choke selection on the flush.  This model also has the unique feature of a switch in the forend that allows the ejectors to be in extractor or ejector mode; see picture 14. The drop at comb is 1-1/2″ and the drop at heel is 2-3/8″. It has tasteful light engraving and gold inlays of a woodcock, a grouse, and a hawk’s head. The gun was made in 2005 and has no wear except one small ding on the top of one of the barrels. The gun weighs 6 pounds 7 ounces. It has the Beretta factory hard plastic blue case, the white flannel Beretta barrel and stock sleeves, the manuals & documents. Price: $4,599

Gil & Cia Fca. De Armas 28 gauge Antonio Gil Sidelock SxS 30-in barrels
Gil & Cia Fca. De Armas 28 gauge Antonio Gil Sidelock SxS 30-in barrels

Gil & Cia Fca. De Armas 28 gauge Antonio Gil Sidelock SxS 30-in barrels: Gil & Cia Fca. De Armas, (Eibar, Spain) engraved 28 gauge sxs made by specialty maker Antonio Gil. Full sidelock case hardened receiver with double triggers and 30 inch mod and full barrels with filed rib. Gun has fancy wooded English stock  with checkered butt and triangular grip at 14.5 Lop and splinter forearm. Gun weighs 6 lbs 4 oz. Disc set strikers and hand-detachable sidelocks. Extremely high quality gun. Price: $3,700

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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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 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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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 

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Winchester Model 21 16 Gauge SxS Shotgun
Winchester Model 21 16 Gauge SxS Shotgun

Winchester Model 21 16 Gauge SxS Shotgun: 1937 16 gauge.  26″  IC/M. Good bores. SST, ejectors. Splinter fore end. Original butt plate. 1 1/2″ X 2 1/4″ X 13 1/2″ to rear trigger. 6 1/2 lbs. Small spot of blue loss on bottom of receiver. Price: $5250

ARRIETA 557 SIDELOCK CONDITION,PERFECT LIGHT GAME GUUN
ARRIETA 557 SIDELOCK CONDITION,PERFECT LIGHT GAME GUUN

ARRIETA 557 SIDELOCK CONDITION,PERFECT LIGHT GAME GUUNARRIETA 557 28 GAUGE SXS: ARRIETA 557 SIDELOCK IN 28 GAUGE WITH 27″ BARRELS AND SKEET/IC CHOKES, SMALL BEAVERTAIL FOREARM.EXCELLENT CONDITION,PERFECT LIGHT GAME GUN! 6LBS, COMES WITH L.L.BEAN TAKEDOWN HARD CASE
14 1/4″- 1 3/8″-2 1/2″.  Price: $5,000

BERETTA - Onyx Pro - 20ga & 28ga 28" Bbl Combo - MINT As New!
BERETTA – Onyx Pro – 20ga & 28ga 28″ Bbl Combo – MINT As New!

BERETTA – Onyx Pro – 20ga & 28ga 28″ Bbl Combo – MINT As New! 20ga & 28ga – 28″ Mobilchoke Bbls – LOP 15″, Drop 1-1/2″ to 2-1/4″, Slight Cast Off, Weight – 20ga 6 lbs. 0 oz. & 28ga 6 lbs. 3 oz. As New! Shipping to CONUS included in price. Price: $4450

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: This gun was made in 1976 by Pedro Arrizabalaga and imported to the U.K. by Gunmark, Ltd. Arrizabalaga is known throughout the world as “The Purdy of Spain”, one of the finest manufacturers of London Best-Style doubles. This two-barrel set began it’s life as a “composed” pair, but over the course of 45 years, gun #2 lost its locks and had a broken stock. I had my gunsmith fit the barrels from gun #2 to the action of gun #1. The chokes of both barrels are improved and modified, but one set can be opened up for different hunting situations. Both sets of barrels have mirror bores, but the #2 set has a more highly polished exterior. The action retains most of its color case hardening. There are minor handling marks on the exterior of both barrel sets. Both sets of barrels ring like bells and shoot well on the skeet range and on pheasants. The wood is above average, showing some fiddleback and smoke and honey contrast. The stock shows handling marks from field use. It has an articulated front trigger, hand-detachable locks and well-timed ejectors.  The trigger pulls are 4# and 3-1/4#. The gun is well-balanced (just ahead of the hinge pin), is quick to the shoulder, and swings like a dream. I bought a new canvas and leather two-barrel gun case to use as my own, but I have no other two-barrel sets in my collection. I even made a custom insert to hold the action from gun #2, which I am including. Arrizabalaga is no longer in business, so this is your chance to own a gun from one of the best manufacturers in Spain, at a fair price. Price: $3950.

BERETTA S55 - 20 GAUGE OU - RARE BARREL CONFIGURATION WITH QUARTER RIBS
BERETTA S55 – 20 GAUGE OU – RARE BARREL CONFIGURATION WITH QUARTER RIBS

BERETTA S55 – 20 GAUGE OU – RARE BARREL CONFIGURATION WITH QUARTER RIBS: Beretta Model S55 in 20 gauge with 28″ barrels with quarter top ribs. This is a rarely seen configuration and desired for intuitive pointability and light weight. Chokes are Mod and Full. Chambers are 2 3/4″. Weight of gun is 5 LBS 11 OZ. Gun appears to have been exported to Argentina – notice the stampings on the receiver. Front trigger is arcticulated. Extractor. Manual safety. Tight on face like a new gun. No loose ribs. No cracks to wood. Shipping is $50. Price: $1,350

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ARMOS GARBI MATCHED PAIR "BEST" 20 BORE SIDELOCK EJECTORS
ARMOS GARBI MATCHED PAIR “BEST” 20 BORE SIDELOCK EJECTORS

ARMAS GARBI 20GA: ARMOS GARBI MATCHED PAIR “BEST” 20 BORE SIDELOCK EJECTORS WITH 28″ IC/M CHOPPER LUMP BARRELS, H&H STYLE REMOVABLE LOCKS, 100% FINE SCROLL ENGRAVED, ARTICULATED FRONT TRIGGER, STRAIGHT HAND STOCK TO CHECKERED BUTT AT 15″ LOP.  UPGRADED WOOD WITH GOLD OVAL, AS NEW. Price: $11,000

PARKER VHE 20 GA USED GUN
PARKER VHE 20 GA USED GUN

PARKER VHE 20 GA USED GUN: Parker Bros VHE chambered in 20 GA with 28 inch barrels and bright & shiny bores. This firearm was manufactured in 1910. This firearm is in excellent condition and is covered by Dury’s Lifetime Warranty. Price: $4999.99

Armas Garbi Model - 71 20 Gauge Sidelock Shotgun
Armas Garbi Model – 71 20 Gauge Sidelock Shotgun

Armas Garbi Model – 71 20 Gauge Sidelock Shotgun: Birth – 12/23/1981 Gauge – 20 Barrel length – 26″ Barrel config – SXS Condition – Very good Engraving  – Very good Wood – Very good Case – Has AYA leather case. Price: $3,995

A&F Zoli-Rizzini Field 28 Gauge Boxlock Shotgun Double Triggers
A&F Zoli-Rizzini Field 28 Gauge Boxlock Shotgun Double Triggers

A&F Zoli-Rizzini Field 28 Gauge Boxlock Shotgun Double Triggers: Model: Field, Serial Number: 1950, Barrel Length: 26″, Gauge: 28 Ga Stock Dimensions: 1 1/2″C x 2 1/4″H LOP: 14″ Weight: 5 lbs 4 oz Chokes: M – IM. Price: $3500

AUGUST FRANCOTTE MODEL 20 SIDEPLATE BOXLOCK 12GA S/S SHOTGUN
AUGUST FRANCOTTE MODEL 20 SIDEPLATE BOXLOCK 12GA S/S SHOTGUN

AUGUST FRANCOTTE MODEL 20 SIDEPLATE BOXLOCK 12GA S/S SHOTGUN: SCROLL ENGRAVED WITH 20% ORIGINAL CASE COLORS, 26″ BBLS, 2 5/8, RAISED GAME RIB, EJECTORS, DBL TRIGGERS, BEAUTIFUL HIGHLY FIGURED WALNUT, POW GRIP, SPLINTER FOREND, LOP 14 5/8, 1 5/8, 2 5/8, 6LBS 8OZ, TIGHT ACTION, EXCELLENT BORES, BLUE & WOOD 97% ORIGINAL. Model: MODEL 20 SIDEPLATE BOXLOCK Barrel Length: 26″ BBLS Chambers: 2 5/8″ Ejectors: YES Condition: TIGHT ACTION Metal Condition: 97% ORIGINAL BLUE Wood Condition: 97% ORIGINAL WOOD Bore Condition: EXCELLENT BORES Action: S/S Triggers: DBL TRIGGERS Stock: BEAUTIFUL HIGHLY FIGURED WALNUT, POW GRIP, SPLINTER FOREND LOP: LOP 14 5/8″, 1 5/8″, 2 5/8″ Rib: RAISED GAME RIB Weight: 6LBS 8OZ Chokes: IC/FULL Engraving: 20% CASE COLORED ACTION WITH SCROLL ENGRAVING Item Location: SAFARI OUTFITTERS LTD. 2517 ROUTE 44 SALT POINT, NY 12578 Price: $2,495

Online auciton alert: AYA 4/53 28g, No Reserve …

AYA No. 4/53 Double Barrel 28 Ga Shotgun, Beautiful! PENNY START
AYA No. 4/53 Double Barrel 28 Ga Shotgun, Beautiful! PENNY START

Here’s your chance to get a deal on a nice looking AYA. This one is being auctioned off on Gunbroker.com now with a penny start and no reserve. The listing ends Sunday, 1/23/2022, @ 11:00 PM EST.

AYA is one of Spain’s oldest and most respected gunmakers, and their No 4/53 is their basic boxlock shotgun. According to their site, “The Nº 4 is mechanically very simple, which makes it durable, dependable, and easy to service.” Here’s more about this SxS from the seller:

AYA No. 4/53 Double Barrel 28 Ga Shotgun, Beautiful! PENNY START
AYA No. 4/53 Double Barrel 28 Ga Shotgun, Beautiful! PENNY START

AYA No. 4/53 Double Barrel 28 Ga Shotgun, Beautiful! PENNY START! This is an AYA No. 4/53 double barrel shotgun chambered in 28 gauge. This gun rates at about 99.8%! This gun is absolutely beautiful. The metal finish is about perfect, with only the very TINIEST little scratch on the left side lower edge of the receiver. The case colors are perfect. It is equipped with ejectors. The 26″ barrels are also perfect with bright and shiny bores. The wood is excellent with one small repaired crack as shown on the left side of the wrist. The classic English straight stock coupled with the splinter forend makes this gun a quick handler. The chokes are IC & M. This gun is a box lock using the Anson & Deeley/ Westley Richards style of action. This gun was imported by American Arms Inc. This gun has seen very little use, and is absolutely gorgeous. Don’t miss this sweet shotgun!

AYA No. 4/53 Double Barrel 28 Ga Shotgun, Beautiful! PENNY START
AYA No. 4/53 Double Barrel 28 Ga Shotgun, Beautiful! PENNY START

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Peter Chapman Pair of 12 Gauge Deluxe Self Opening Sidelock Ejector Shotguns with two sets of 27 inch interchangeable barrels:
Peter Chapman Pair of 12 Gauge Deluxe Self Opening Sidelock Ejector Shotguns with two sets of 27 inch interchangeable barrels:

Peter Chapman Pair of 12 Gauge Deluxe Self Opening Sidelock Ejector Shotguns with two sets of 27 inch interchangable barrels: Chamber: 2 3/4 Inch, Rib: Game Concaved, Chokes: Right: 1/4 Left: 1/2 Length: 14 1/2 inches Grip: Classic English straight hand grip Butt End Finish: Chequered Forend: Splinter Description: Deluxe Acanthus Leaf Scroll with Shaded Background & carved fences Finish: Brush Silver Weight: 6lb – 4oz Case: Double Leather Moter Case Date of Manufacture: 1990 Price: $75,000

Browning Belgium Superposed SuperLight - 20ga - As New In Box - IC/M - Hand Engraved - ca. 1983 (1 of 109 in 1983) - 26.5”
Browning Belgium Superposed SuperLight – 20ga – As New In Box – IC/M – Hand Engraved – ca. 1983 (1 of 109 in 1983) – 26.5”

: 1 of 227 made in 1983/1984 cumulatively – Extremely Rare Shotgun. Serial Number: 223PX02432 Barrel Length: 26.5” Chambers: 2 3/4” Ejectors: Auto As New Condition: As New Metal Condition: As New Wood Condition: As New Bore Condition: As New Barrels: As New Action: Boxlock Triggers: Single Gold Stock: Straight Grip Stock Comb: 1 1/2” Stock Heel: 2 1/4” Fore End: Schnabel Full Checkered LOP: 14 1/4” Rib: Ventilated Finish: Factory Hand Rubbed Oil Weight: 5 lbs 11 ozs Chokes: IC/M Price: $11,995

Abercrombie & Fitch - Zoli & F.lli Rizzini - BLNE - .410ga - 26" M / F
Abercrombie & Fitch – Zoli & F.lli Rizzini – BLNE – .410ga – 26″ M / F

Abercrombie & Fitch – Zoli & F.lli Rizzini – BLNE – .410ga – 26″ M / F: 3″, 26″ M / F (.020/.036), Hidden Third Bite, Double Trigger, Prince of Wales Grip, Beaver Tail Forearm, LOP 14-3/4″, Drop 1-3/8″ to 2-1/2″, Slight Cast Off, Weight 5 lbs. 9 oz. Early Fratelli Rizzini production. Very High Quality Gun! Excellent Condition! Shipping to CONUS included in price. Price: $4275

1989 Arrieta - Crown Grade - 20ga - 27" 3" IC / M - Like New w/ Long LOP
1989 Arrieta – Crown Grade – 20ga – 27″ 3″ IC / M – Like New w/ Long LOP

1989 Arrieta – Crown Grade – 20ga – 27″ 3″ IC / M – Like New w/ Long LOP: Sidelock Ejector, Double Trigger, English Stock, Splinter Forearm, LOP 15-1/4″ to a Checkered Butt, Drop 1-7/16″ to 2-1/8″, Slight Cast Off, Weight 6 lbs. 3 oz. Very Nice Gun. Made for Gunmark (GMK) a British Firearms Distributor. 99% Like New Condition! Shipping to CONUS included in price. Price: $4250

REMINGTON Model 1894 Grade CE 12ga 30" Damascus, IM&IM, Spotless bores, Tight on face, Exceptional, all original and unmolested, Mfg 1900
REMINGTON Model 1894 Grade CE 12ga 30″ Damascus, IM&IM, Spotless bores, Tight on face, Exceptional, all original and unmolested, Mfg 1900

REMINGTON Model 1894 Grade CE 12ga 30″ Damascus, IM&IM, Spotless bores, Tight on face, Exceptional, all original and unmolested, Mfg 1900:
Serial #  122635 Country of Origin  America Barrel Length (in Inches  )30 with beautiful damascus pattern visible throughout Choke R  IM(.030) Choke L  IM(.030) Trigger  DT (Double) Stock Configuration  Capped Pistol Grip, Original hard rubber buttplate, Gold oval Forearm Type  Splinter Forearm Rib Type  Matted Concave Rib Receiver Finish  Casehardened with most of the color remaining Engraving Type  Fine Scroll Engraving Other Options  Automatic ejectors, Automatic safety, 2 3/4″ chambers Condition  EXC. Condition Weight  7#11oz Dimensions  1 3/4 x 2 3/4 x 14 with 1/8 cast off Other Details  Mfg 1900, Spotless bores, Tight on face, A wonderful untouched example. Price: $3,500

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Exceptionally rare and near mint Lightweight Parker CHE 12ga game gun with ventilated rib - Straight stocked w/ double triggers - a true rarity!
Exceptionally rare and near mint Lightweight Parker CHE 12ga game gun with ventilated rib – Straight stocked w/ double triggers – a true rarity!

Exceptionally rare and near mint Lightweight Parker CHE 12ga game gun with ventilated rib – Straight stocked w/ double triggers – a true rarity: Very rare gun made in 1927 on a #1 Frame, this Parker CHE Grade with 28″ Acme Steel barrels that have factory original Ventilated rib.  Made with splinter forend, nickel plated double triggers, straight grip buttstock with very fine French Walnut, which terminates with an older Silvers type pad.  The gun matches the serialization book exactly as found and is engraved in typical CHE Grade pattern with large flying goose on the trigger plate.

Known as an option “21” in the Parker Gun Identification and Serialization book, this is an exceptionally rare gun.  The barrels retain more than 98% original blue.  The frame retains virtually all of its bold original case color.  The trigger guard retains more than 95% of its original blue.  Stocks are excellent to near mint with nearly all of their original hand rubbed finish remaining with only minor handling marks.  Bores are brilliant and shiny and the mechanics are crisp.  The breechface shows almost no use and this is very much a near mint gun.  Metal and wood finishes are guaranteed original. Price: $21,500 

CASED PAIR OF MERKEL O/U DOUBLE RIFLES IN CALIBER 8X60MM
CASED PAIR OF MERKEL O/U DOUBLE RIFLES IN CALIBER 8X60MM

CASED PAIR OF MERKEL O/U DOUBLE RIFLES IN CALIBER 8X60MM:
The guns are fitted in an English oak and leather style case with brass corners. Interior is green felt that shows some wear but in generally good condition. No accessories other than a couple of leather straps. The guns complement each other very well. Both have about 95% barrel blue and about 75-80% clean case colors. Receivers are nicely engraved with one being a bit more elaborate than the other. One has a 13-1/2 inch LOP and the other has 14-1/2 inch LOP. Both have a 2-piece forearm. One is in the 15k serial range and the other is in the 19k serial range. Both have cheek pieces, sling swivels, fine bores and excellent mechanics. A nice little outfit. Perhaps a husband and wife shooting ensemble. Price: $13,500. for pair.

SxS Garbi 103A Special 12 Gauge
SxS Garbi 103A Special 12 Gauge

SxS Garbi 103A Special 12 Gauge: Top quality Spanish made sidelock double field gun with 30″” barrels choked Mod/Imp Cyl. Finely engraved with rose & scroll on case colored locks. Has double triggers with articulated front trigger, and auto ejectors. The stock is of beautiful figured walnut, with a Prince of Wales grip. LOP is 15″” over recoil pad. The gun is in perfect condition, hardly used, and comes in a Garbi marked canvas and leather case. A fine game gun, ready for the field. Price: $8,950

CSMC RBL 20 Gauge Side-by-Side Double Barrel Shotgun
CSMC RBL 20 Gauge Side-by-Side Double Barrel Shotgun

CSMC RBL 20 Gauge Side-by-Side Double Barrel Shotgun: Outstanding CSMC RBL 20 Guage.  English stock, Double Trigger, exhibition American Walnut feather crotch wood.  Case and original accessories included.  You will not find one nicer. Barrel Length: 28″ Condition: Excellent Metal Condition: Excellent Wood Condition: Excellent Bore Condition: Excellent Triggers: Double. Price: $4,200

Sauer Royal 16GA SxS Shotgun
Sauer Royal 16GA SxS Shotgun

Sauer Royal 16GA SxS Shotgun: Ejectors, made in 1951, 28M&F, Lop 14 3/8 to the original Sauer butt plate, 2 3/4 chambers, weight 6lb 7oz, stocked with 0 cast. As you can see, the trigger was slightly bent for left hand shooter. This gun is in excellent original new condition. Price: $2,850

Online auction alert: Spanish Armes de Chasse Armas Gil 20 Ga Sidelock SxS …

Armes de Chasse Armas Gil 20 Ga Sidelock Top-break Side by Side SxS Shotgun 28" & 30" Barrels, Cased
Armes de Chasse Armas Gil 20 Ga Sidelock Top-break Side by Side SxS Shotgun 28″ & 30″ Barrels, Cased

I’ve been chasing shotguns for decades now, but I still come across makers I know nothing about. Armas Gil is one of them, and this 20g sidelock by them is  on Gunbroker.com is one of them. All I can say is that I this gun looks like a standard, entry-level Spanish sidelock and appears to be in very original condition.

It’s on Gunbroker.com now with no reserve. The listing end Sunday, 11/28/2021, @ 8:26 PM. Here are all the details about the gun from the seller:

Armes de Chasse Armas Gil 20 Ga Sidelock Top-break Side by Side SxS Shotgun 28" & 30" Barrels, Cased
Armes de Chasse Armas Gil 20 Ga Sidelock Top-break Side by Side SxS Shotgun 28″ & 30″ Barrels, Cased

Armes de Chasse Armas Gil 20 Ga Sidelock Top-break Side by Side SxS Shotgun 28″ & 30″ Barrels, Cased: Serial#: 28-03-009-01 Year of Manufacture: Circa 2003 Gauge: 20 Gauge Action Type: Top-Break Sidelock Dual-Trigger Side by Side Shotgun with Ejectors

Armes de Chasse Armas Gil 20 Ga Sidelock Top-break Side by Side SxS Shotgun 28" & 30" Barrels, Cased
Armes de Chasse Armas Gil 20 Ga Sidelock Top-break Side by Side SxS Shotgun 28″ & 30″ Barrels, Cased

Markings: There are two sets of the barrels that come with the shotgun. The first set which is 30” is marked “ARMES DE CHASSE GAME GUN. HARTFORD. NC 27944 No 28” on the top of the left barrel. The bottom of the left barrel is marked with a single star (indicating the barrel is choked full) and “159”. The left barrel’s flat is marked “20-76”, “ARMAS GIL”, features the serial number “28-03-009-01”, has Spanish proof marks and “1200 bar”. The bottom of the right barrel is marked “159” over three stars (indicating the barrel is choked modified). The right barrel’s flat is marked “20-76”, “1198”, has three Spanish proofs and “1200”. The bottom of the barrel lug is marked “28”.

Armes de Chasse Armas Gil 20 Ga Sidelock Top-break Side by Side SxS Shotgun 28" & 30" Barrels, Cased
Armes de Chasse Armas Gil 20 Ga Sidelock Top-break Side by Side SxS Shotgun 28″ & 30″ Barrels, Cased

The second set of barrels which is 28” is marked “ARMES DE CHASSE GAME GUN. HARTFORD. NC 27944 No 28” on the top of the left barrel. The bottom of the left barrel is marked with two stars (indicating the barrel is choked improved modified) and “159”. The left barrel’s flat is marked “20-76”, “ARMAS GIL”, features the serial number “28-03-009-01”, has Spanish proof marks and “1200 bar”. The bottom of the right barrel is marked “MG” and “159” over four stars (indicating the barrel is choked improved cylinder). The right barrel’s flat is marked “20-76”, “1114”, has three Spanish proofs and “1200”. The bottom of the barrel lug is marked “28”.

Armes de Chasse Armas Gil 20 Ga Sidelock Top-break Side by Side SxS Shotgun 28" & 30" Barrels, Cased
Armes de Chasse Armas Gil 20 Ga Sidelock Top-break Side by Side SxS Shotgun 28″ & 30″ Barrels, Cased

The top of the forend is marked “600” on the wood. The metal parts of the forend have rose and scroll engravings. The receiver and trigger guard are covered in rose and scroll engravings. The water table is marked “20-70”, “ARMAS GIL” and the serial number on the left side. The right side of the water table is marked “20-70” and features three Spanish proofs. The middle of the water table is marked “28”.  The bottom tang is marked “No. 009-01”. There is a brass medallion on the belly marked “D”.

Barrel Length: The F/M barrels are 30” and the IM/IC barrels are 28”

Choke: The 30” set of barrels is choked Full on the left and Modified on the right. The 28” set of barrels is choked Improved Modified on the left and Improved Cylinder on the right. All the chokes are fixed.

Weight: 6 pounds, 9 ounces with 30” barrel and 6 pounds, 5.9 ounces with the 28” barrel

Sights/ Optics: The front sight on both barrels is a brass bead at the muzzle end of the rib. The ribs on both sets of barrels are serrated to reduce glare.

Stock Configuration & Condition/ Grip: The stocks are two-piece smooth wood featuring a checkered forend, checkered straight wrist, straight comb, and the rear end of the butt is checkered. The stocks have some light handling marks but they lack any notable defects. There are no chips or cracks. The checkering remains sharp. The LOP is 15” from the front trigger and 14.25” from the back trigger to the rear end of the butt. The approximate drop at the comb is 1.5” and 2.25” at the heel with the 28” barrel and the approximate drop at the comb is 1.5” and 2.25” at the heel with the 30” barrel. Overall, the stocks are in Fine-Excellent condition.

Type of Finish: Blue and Case Color

Finish Originality: Original

Bore Condition: The four bores are all bright and have no erosion.

Overall Condition: The shotgun retains about 98% of its metal finish. The shotgun has some light handling marks on its metal parts but lacks any notable defects, including both sets of barrels. The markings remain clear. The screwheads are serviceable. Overall, the shotgun is in Fine-Excellent condition.

Mechanics: The action functions correctly. The receiver features cocking indicators. The shotgun also has a side plate lever on the left side plate  which allows the user to remove the side plates. The barrels lock up with no play to the receiver. We have not fired this shotgun. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance standards.

Box Paperwork and Accessories: The shotgun comes in a leather carrying case with green cushioning, two leather straps for securing the case, beige strap, a container for oil, a cleaning rod, a black leather container with the cleaning rod brushes in addition to a set of keys for locking the case, two metal snap caps, two yellow snap caps and four orange snap caps. The case has some light handling marks but it remains in Excellent condition. The leather straps have only light handling marks and remain in Fine condition.

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AYA No. 53 Presentation Sidelock 12 Ga SxS
AYA No. 53 Presentation Sidelock 12 Ga SxS

AYA No. 53 Presentation Sidelock 12 Ga SxS: Up for sale is a beautiful AYA presentation sidelock 12 Ga. This shotgun is in excellent condition with the exception of some slight handing marks on the stock. This gun was completed in February of 1949 and presented to General Lucas V. Beau, Commander of the United States Civil Air Patrol by a group of Spanish Aviation Cadets in 1951. This gun is very nice and also comes with a great story and factory leather case. If any questions or concerns arise, do not hesitate to call the number above or email. I don’t believe that this gun has ever been fired. Price: $7,950

The ultimate Lefever target/pigeon gun 32"krupp barrels, straight grip EE grade with insane modern dimensions
The ultimate Lefever target/pigeon gun 32″krupp barrels, straight grip EE grade with insane modern dimensions

The ultimate Lefever target/pigeon gun 32″krupp barrels, straight grip EE grade with insane modern dimensions: Beautiful later Syracuse made Lefever EE Grade made with 32″ Krupp fluid steel barrels.  This gun with splinter forend that has a clam shell release, made with double triggers, auto ejectors, auto safety.  Straight grip buttstock with long trigger guard tang, engraved stock oval with initials and original Lefever Arms Co. buttplate.  The gun is nicely engraved in standard late EE Grade pattern with Pointer in game scene on left, Setter in game scene on right and light scroll throughout. This rare Lefever remains in very nice overall condition.  The barrels retain virtually all of an older restored proper rust blue finish.  The receiver retains about 20% original case color.  Stocks are sound and retain most of an older restored finish.  The mechanics are crisp and the bores are bright and shiny.  The gun is tight on the face.  I believe the gun was made as a heavy proof type gun and the long chambers appear to be original. Price: $5795

Rizzini Artemis Light 16G OU Shotgun
Rizzini Artemis Light 16G OU Shotgun

Rizzini Artemis Light 16G OU Shotgun: 28″ in barrels as new condition wth case and all accessaries. 14 3/8 LOP Right hand cast. approx 6.5 lbs. Only shot a box of shells, beautiful gun!  Price: $3750

Webley & Scott Model 700 Side-by-Side12 Gauge
Webley & Scott Model 700 Side-by-Side12 Gauge

Webley & Scott Model 700 Side-by-Side 12 Gauge: Well used Webley & Scott 12 Bore Boxlock Ejector. 28″ Barrels, 2 3/4″ Chambers, choked IC & Full Frame and top lever with scroll engraving and retaining much of it’s original case hardening color Great measurements: 14 3/4″ LOP, DAH: 2 1/4″, DAC: 1 3/8″ Great barrel wall thickness at 0.031 & 0.028 Nitro proof Includes a Gunmark leather case 6lbs 7oz This is a well used Webley & Scott that has a good amount of handling marks/dents/dings.  No cracks or mechanical issues but a well used gun that would be a perfect addition for a rainy day. Price: $1,750

Dickinson Arms ~ Plantation ~ 28 Gauge ~ SxS ~ Shotgun
Dickinson Arms ~ Plantation ~ 28 Gauge ~ SxS ~ Shotgun

Dickinson Arms ~ Plantation ~ 28 Gauge ~ SxS ~ Shotgun: In excellent condition. This shotgun features a color case-hardened receiver, and a straight grip stock with double triggers. Only minor signs of use and handling marks. Includes case. Chambers: 2 3/4″ Metal Condition: Excellent, Wood Condition: Excellent, Bore Condition: Clean, Barrels: 30″, Triggers: Double, Stock Dimensions: 14 3/4″ LOP, Butt Pad: Checkered Wood, Weight: 5 lb 8 oz. Sights: Single Bead. Chokes: IC, CYL. Price: $1,499.99

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Rare high original condition Parker DHE 20ga with original 32" barrels - Great modern dimensions and loaded with condition
Rare high original condition Parker DHE 20ga with original 32″ barrels – Great modern dimensions and loaded with condition

Rare high original condition Parker DHE 20ga with original 32″ barrels – Great modern dimensions and loaded with condition: Beautiful and rare Parker DHE 20ga made with original 32″ Titanic Steel barrels on a “0” Frame.  Made in 1926, this gun made with splinter forend, double triggers, auto ejectors, capped pistol grip buttstock which terminates with what appears to be its original hardening Jostam ventilated pad.  Engraved in typical of the period DHE grade pattern with four pheasants on trigger plate. These long barreled Parkers are highly desired by today’s discerning buyers.  This gun remains in excellent all original condition with more than 97% original barrel blue, around 1/2 of the original color remains, particularly nice on the sides and top.  Stocks are excellent and sound with more than 95% original finish remaining.  The bores are brilliant and shiny and the mechanics are crisp.  This gun matches the PGCA research letter and the Serialization book to the “T”. Price: $17,950 

Garbi 28 gauge side by side sidelock ejector shotgun with 28 inch barrels
Garbi 28 gauge side by side sidelock ejector shotgun with 28 inch barrels

: Calibre: 28 gauge Action: Sidelock ejector with hand detachable locks & front articulated trigger Triggers: Double with front articulated Safety: Automatic Barrel Length: 28 inch Chamber: 2 3/4 inch Rib: Game Concaved Chokes: Right : 1/4 Left : 1/4 Type: Deluxe Grade Walnut Length: 14 1/2 inches Grip: Classic Straight Hand Butt End Finish: Chequred Forend: Spinter Style Forend Description: Fine Rose & Scroll Finish: Case colour finish Weight: 6 lbs – 4oz
Case: Uncased Date of Manufacture: 2003 Price: $9,950

W.J. Jeffery & Co. London sidelock with wonderful and realistic engraved dog scenes
W.J. Jeffery & Co. London sidelock with wonderful and realistic engraved dog scenes

W.J. Jeffery & Co. London sidelock with wonderful and realistic engraved dog scenes: Hammerless Sidelocks – Check out the engraving on this gun. Built between 1904 and 1906 it is highly unusual to have realistic dog scenes engraved from this period. Beyond the wonderful engraving this gun features very nice marbled English walnut and an extra Purdey hidden third bite. The barrels have some light pitting on the outside of the left barrel that could be removed with a restrike and black. Probably the result of being put away in a damp case. The gun is tight on face and field ready. Manufacturer: W.J. Jeffery & Co. London sidelock with wonderful and realistic engraved dog scenes. Serial Number: 14766 Ejectors: Yes Barrels: 28″ Barrel Type: Steel Action: Sidelock ejector Gauge: 12 gauge Stock Comb: 1 9/16″ Stock Heel: 2 1/8″ Stock Cast: 1/8″ LOP: 15″ with leather pad Weight: 6lbs. 9.5oz Choke Left: .028 full Choke Right: .004 Skeet Proof:Nitro: 2 1/2″ Minimum Wall Thickness Left: .022″ Minimum Wall Thickness Right: .026″. Price: $4,900

C. S. Rosson 12g with 2″ chambers ~ Light and Handy: Boxlocks – What a great little 2″ double. Great dimensions for many and is very light and handy. Two inch guns like this one in good condition are very hard to find!  Serial Number: 4670 Ejectors: Yes Barrels: 26 3/8″ Barrel Type: Steel Action: Box lock ejector Gauge: 12 gauge Stock Comb: 1 9/16″ Stock Heel: 2 5/16″ Stock Cast: 0 LOP: 14 5/8″ with ru Weight: 5lbs 11oz Choke Left: .023 full Choke Right: .019 tight Mod Proof: Nitro: 2″ only Minimum Wall Thickness Left: .026″ Minimum Wall Thickness Right: .025″ Price: $3,600

F.lli Rizzini & Zoli - 12ga. 26" Barrels Choked M/F
F.lli Rizzini & Zoli – 12ga. 26″ Barrels Choked M/F

F.lli Rizzini & Zoli – 12ga. 26″ Barrels Choked M/F: Imported by Abercrombie and Fitch, double triggers, extractor gun, Prince of Wales grip, 90% bluing and case coloring, light handling marks on wood from normal use, scalloped receiver, gold oval, factory butt plate, extremely high quality gun manufactured by one of Italy’s finest gun makers. 6 lbs. 4 oz. 14 ½” x 1 ½” x 2 ¼”. Price: $1,999

Online auction alert: AYA sidelock 20g, No Reserve ….

NR AYA sidelock 20 ga double barrel ejector w/ leather case engraved
NR AYA sidelock 20 ga double barrel ejector w/ leather case engraved

For decades now, Spanish shotguns have been one of the best values out there — especially if you can buy a used one that’s in excellent shape. From what I can see, this pre-owned AYA is in that kind of shape.

NR AYA sidelock 20 ga double barrel ejector w/ leather case engraved
NR AYA sidelock 20 ga double barrel ejector w/ leather case engraved

I’m not sure what grade it is — made a AYA No. 2 — but it looks like a decent gun. I like the shaping of the action, the color-case hardening, and the wood. The engraving is OK, but it works with the rest of the gun. Overall, this 20g looks like a great little bird gun.

NR AYA sidelock 20 ga double barrel ejector w/ leather case engraved
NR AYA sidelock 20 ga double barrel ejector w/ leather case engraved

It’s on Gunbroker.com now, and the the online auction listing ends today, 8/6/2021 @ 9:35 PM ET. Here’s more info about this gun from the seller:

NR AYA sidelock 20 ga double barrel ejector w/ leather case engraved
NR AYA sidelock 20 ga double barrel ejector w/ leather case engraved

NR AYA sidelock 20 ga double barrel ejector w/ leather case engraved: Straight grip, 27 1/2in barrels, 14in LOP, drops 1 7/16 to 2 1/8 chokes marked 15.2-15.6 and 14.8-15.6 so around extra full and full? Tight and on face, ejectors work seem to work well and on time. bores bright / very good condition. Check all pictures, looks to be in nice shape, very good bore and blueing, stock and forend has some wear / clear coat has started to crackle. Would look really nice with a satin oil finish.

NR AYA sidelock 20 ga double barrel ejector w/ leather case engraved
NR AYA sidelock 20 ga double barrel ejector w/ leather case engraved
NR AYA sidelock 20 ga double barrel ejector w/ leather case engraved
NR AYA sidelock 20 ga double barrel ejector w/ leather case engraved
NR AYA sidelock 20 ga double barrel ejector w/ leather case engraved
NR AYA sidelock 20 ga double barrel ejector w/ leather case engraved

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Extraordinary early Parker A1 Special 12ga 2 barrel set- 30” and 34” - PGCA letter ordered by W.F. Parker! Deepest relief engraving I’ve ever seen
Extraordinary early Parker A1 Special 12ga 2 barrel set- 30” and 34” – PGCA letter ordered by W.F. Parker! Deepest relief engraving I’ve ever seen

Extraordinary early Parker A1 Special 12ga 2 barrel set- 30” and 34” – PGCA letter ordered by W.F. Parker! Deepest relief engraving I’ve ever seen!: Per the PGCA Research Letter – This gun Ordered by and likely used by Wilbur F. Parker!  Truly Exceptional Parker A1 Special 12ga two barrel set, made in 1907 on a #2 Frame.  This very rare gun is equipped with two sets of Whitworth Fluid Steel barrels- one set is 30″ long (original set), the other is 34″ (also definitely factory) long- an extreme rarity in these guns and also extremely desirable today.  This gun would make the ultimate vintage Pigeon Gun.  This gun currently sports a fantastic straight stock with gold plated double triggers, beavertail forend, and was made with auto ejectors, auto safety, and has older Silver’s type pad.  The top lever is beautifully sculpted as are the breech balls as seen in the photos.  These early A-1 Specials are some of the best engraved of all the Parker shotguns and this one is no exception.  The quality of the relief flowers are spectacular and by far the best executed I have seen.  The depth of the relief engraving and the quality is the finest on any Parker I have examined.  The fully engraved safety with gold inlaid “SAFE” in front.  See the photos for details on the engraving – it is breathtaking.  The PGCA letter for this gun is fascininating and worthy of review- see the photos for this as well. This gun remains in pleasing overall condition.  The gun has been updated, likely by Remington with both sets of barrels now having ventilated ribs, which are good and sound.  Mechanics are crisp throughout.  The gun has been completely restored with later Remington case color- likely done when the gun went back in for service in 43,45, or 46, though undoubtedly a Remington Parker work and quality.  The mechanics are crisp and the bores are brilliant and shiny. This extremely rare and desirable Parker is both pleasing to look at in the gun room and in the field.  Price: $60,000

ARRIZABALAGA SLE 20 GAUGE
ARRIZABALAGA SLE 20 GAUGE

ARRIZABALAGA SLE 20 GAUGE: Gun is in very good condition with some light handling marks. Oval is initialed. Caliber Info: 20 Gauge Ejectors: Yes Metal Condition: Very Good Barrels: 28″ Action: Sidelock Triggers: Double Gauge: 20 Gauge Stock Comb: 1 1/2″ Stock Heel: 2 3/8″ Stock Cast: Off Fore End: Checkered LOP: 15 1/4″ Rib: Concave Weight: 6.5 lbs Chokes: IC/IM Case: Leather Luggage. Price: $12,775

“SCARCE” James Purdey of London Double Rifle chambered in .450 BPE that was manufactured in 1868 for the 15th Duke of Norfolk
“SCARCE” James Purdey of London Double Rifle chambered in .450 BPE that was manufactured in 1868 for the 15th Duke of Norfolk

“SCARCE” James Purdey of London Double Rifle chambered in .450 BPE that was manufactured in 1868 for the 15th Duke of Norfolk:  The amount of man hours was very high when one of these rifles was made. From the factory letter we know that this rifle was completed in 1868. It was built for the Duke of Norfolk and stocked by John Robertson. The caliber is listed as a 60 bore which is the equivalent to the .450 BPE cartridge. This J. Purdey .450 “BPE” Black Powder Express Rotary Underlever Big Game Hammer Double Rifle is all matching with no alterations. The bores are in excellent condition being bright with excellent lands and grooves in the 30” barrels. It has a 3-leaf rear sight with one fixed and two folding blades. Each blade has a Platinum center line and are marked “100, 200 and 250.” The finish shows no signs of rust or pitting with strong pattern colors. The forearm is in very fine condition with no cracks and one chip as shown. The butt stock is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks or repairs. This after 153 years is quite amazing. The receiver shows very fine and detailed engraving as you can see in the pictures. The rifle is tight and obviously has seen very little use over the decades. The rifle functions as it should with no issues. The original oak case has some accessories and the original cleaning rod. The center lock mechanism is missing but both side levers are present. No FFL transfer is needed to transfer this antique. The factory letter will be included. Price: $10K

MERKEL 200E 20ga 26" IC&M, DT, Mfg 1955 Excellent
MERKEL 200E 20ga 26″ IC&M, DT, Mfg 1955 Excellent

MERKEL 200E 20ga 26″ IC&M, DT, Mfg 1955 Excellent: Serial  #  41176 Country of Origin  Germany Barrel Length (in Inches) 26″ Choke U  IC (.005″), Choke O  M (.015″) Trigger  DT (Double) Stock Configuration  Capped Pistol Grip, Recoil pad Forearm Type  3-piece Forearm Rib Type Solid rib Receiver Finish  Casehardened Engraving Type  Ornamental Scroll Engraving Other Options  2 3/4″ chambers, Cocking indicators, Horn grip cap Condition  EXC. Condition Weight  6#0oz Dimensions  1 1/2″ x 2 1/2″  x 14″ with 3/8″ cast off. Other Details Mfg 1955. Price: $5,500

Beretta ~ Model S686 Special ~ OU ~ 20 GA
Beretta ~ Model S686 Special ~ OU ~ 20 GA

Beretta ~ Model S686 Special ~ OU ~ 20 GA: Description: This Beretta S686 is in overall very good condition. Metal Condition: Very Good Wood Condition: Very Good Bore Condition: Excellent Barrels: 26″ Triggers: Single Selective Safety Stock Dimensions: 14″ LOP Fore End: Checkered Walnut Semi Pistol Grip – Checkered Walnut Forend Butt Pad: Black Rubber Butt Pad Weight: 6 lbs Sights: Front Bead – Mid-Bead Chokes: With Screw in Choke Tubes Wood shows some light handling marks and dings. Complete with case! 20 Gauge. Price: $2,099.99

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Pedro Arrizabalaga SLE SxS 20 gauge:
Pedro Arrizabalaga SLE SxS 20 gauge:

Pedro Arrizabalaga SLE SxS 20 gauge: Floor plate, trigger guard, and fences fully engraved.  28 inch barrels 2 3/4 inch chambers flat rib, bores bright with 0 rust pits or dings. Right choke 0.006 Left is 0.012 weight 6 pounds. Double triggers auto safety and ejectors. Straight grip stock nicely figured and finished stock with custom leather covered pad. Splinter forearm with A&D push button latch. LOP 14 1/2 in DAC 1 1/2 in DAH 2 1/4 cast off 1/8. Excellent condition with light use.
Made Eibar Spain circa 1956. Price: $4850

Arrieta - SLE - 20ga - 27" IC / M -1987- Nice Gun - Reasonable Price

Arrieta – SLE – 20ga – 27″ IC / M -1987- Nice Gun – Reasonable PriceArrieta – SLE – 20ga – 27″ IC / M -1987- Nice Gun – Reasonable Price: Sidelock Ejector – 20ga, 2-3/4″, 27″ IC / M (.007 / .014), Double Triggers – Front Articulated, English Stock, Splinter Forearm, LOP 14-7/8″, Drop 1-3/8″ to 2-1/2″, Cast Off for Right Hand Shooter, Weight 5 lbs. 14 oz. Gun shows some carry wear, but still tight. Barrels ring perfectly. Bores original and perfect. I think the wood might have been refinished. LOP is 13-3/4″ at edge of wood. Set up perfectly for quail. This is a pretty basic Arrieta SLE shotgun, but the quality and handling characteristics are still there. Price: $3950

Browning Superposed 20 Gauge Over/Under 1958
Browning Superposed 20 Gauge Over/Under 1958

Browning Superposed 20 Gauge Over/Under 1958: Serial Number: 14034 Chambers: 2-3/4 in & 3 in Ejectors: Yes Condition: Pre-owned Barrels: 28 in Barrel Type: O/U Action: Box Lock Triggers: Single Selective Gauge: 20ga Stock: Round knob Prince of Wales grip Stock Comb: Drop at Comb: 1-1/2 in Stock Heel: Drop at Heel: 2-3/16 in Fore End: Rounded Butt Pad: Rubber LOP: 14-1/4 Inch Rib: Vented Weight: 6 lbs 12 oz Sights: Silver front bead Manufacture Date: 1958 Chokes: Fixed: Top: Full Bottom: Modified Case: Box Price: $2,999.99

Beautiful high original condition Parker 12ga Trojan - Rare gun with nearly all original finishes remaining!
Beautiful high original condition Parker 12ga Trojan – Rare gun with nearly all original finishes remaining!

Beautiful high original condition Parker 12ga Trojan – Rare gun with nearly all original finishes remaining: Rare in this condition- Made on a #2 frame with 30″ barrels.  Has nearly all original finishes on barrels, more than 90% bold original case color on frame and more than 95% original stock finish with minor handling marks.  Bores are brilliant and shiny.  Mechanics are crisp.  A beautiful and only very very lightly used gun. Serial Number: 225,308 Barrel Length: 30” Chambers: 2-5/8” Ejectors: Extractors Condition: Excellent/Near Mint Metal Condition: Excellent/Near Mint Wood Condition: Excellent and all original Bore Condition: Brilliant and shiny Barrels: Trojan Steel Triggers: Double Triggers Stock Comb: 1-3/4” Stock Heel: 2-7/8” Fore End: Splinter Butt Pad: Original BP LOP: 14-1/8” Weight: 7lbs 7oz Choke Left: .038 (Full) Choke Right: .026 (Mod) Price: $2500

Beretta 10g. 3.5" proofed double ~ Ducks, Geese, and Turkey's beware
Beretta 10g. 3.5″ proofed double ~ Ducks, Geese, and Turkey’s beware

Beretta 10g. 3.5″ proofed double ~ Ducks, Geese, and Turkey’s beware: Boxlock – Articulated front trigger on this behemoth! Tight and sound and ready for salt spray and mud. Serial Number: 22853 Ejectors: No Barrels: 31.5″ Barrel Type: Steel Action: Boxlock Gauge: 10 gauge Stock Comb: 1 7/16″ Stock Heel: 2 3/16″ Stock Cast: 1/16″ LOP: 14 3/4″ Weight: 10 lbs. 3 oz. Choke Left: .042″ A tighter full Choke Right: .032″ full Proof:Nitro: 3 1/2″ Minimum Wall Thickness Left: .055″ Minimum Wall Thickness Right: .055″ Price: $1,600

Auction alert: 28g Arrieta – Orvis Uplander sidelock SxS…

Amoskeag Auction Company has this great little Orvis / Arrieta Uplander in their No. 130 Featuring Fine Collectible Arms sale on Saturday, June 5, starting at 9:00 AM Eastern.

I’ve always liked these guns. I think they’re great looking birds guns and great values.

(BTW: Sorry I don’t have more pics to post, but the auctioneer only posted the two I’ve used here. Why? I have no idea.)

Lot 45. An Orvis Custom Uplander Sidelock Smallbore Double Ejectorgun by Arietta
Lot 45. An Orvis Custom Uplander Sidelock Smallbore Double Ejectorgun by Arrietta

Lot 45. An Orvis Custom Uplander Sidelock Smallbore Double Ejectorgun by Arrieta: Serial #57-03-100-00, 28 ga., 28” barrels choked improved cylinder and modified with excellent bores. The barrels retain 99% original deep blue with some light border engraving at the breeches and tight matting along the rib. The locks and frame retain 98-99% original blue with very slight thinning and some small blemishes, the locks have multiple fine lines engraved around the borders with geometric patterns on the screw heads and hinge pin. The checkered straight grip walnut buttstock and forend are very good, there is a small hairline crack on each side of the forend at the frame and some lightly-added varnish on the forend and around the locks. The figure is quite nice and the butt has been skip-line checkered, the length-of-pull is 14 3/8” with drops of 1 1/4” and 1 7/8”. The gun also features double triggers, 2 3/4” chambers, the butt is cast-on, there are dial-style cocking indicators and the ejectors are robust. ESTIMATE: $2000-$3000

Lot 45. An Orvis Custom Uplander Sidelock Smallbore Double Ejectorgun by Arietta
Lot 45. An Orvis Custom Uplander Sidelock Smallbore Double Ejectorgun by Arietta

Auction alert: AYA No. 2 sidelock 16g, NO RESERVE …

AYA 16g No. 2 Sidelock SxS Shotgun
AYA 16g No. 2 Sidelock SxS Shotgun

This nice looking 16g AYA shotgun is on Gunbroker.com now. It’s listed at NO RESERVE and the sale ends Wednesday, 3/24/2021 @ 3:21 PM EST.

The seller’s calling this side-by-side a No. 2, which AYA says is its “affordable sidelock double gun”. To me, it looks like a great grouse gun. It has a longish length of pull (14 3/4″) and it weighs just 5lbs 13oz. If I were bidding on it, I would ask for some more pics and info on it — specifically, I would want to see the proof marks, and I would want to know if the gun is tight, on the face and fully functional. I would also want to know if there are any issues with the barrels (bulges, dents, repairs).

AYA 16g No. 2 Sidelock SxS Shotgun
AYA 16g No. 2 Sidelock SxS Shotgun

I would ask about seller’s inspection/return policy, too. Sellers should give you 3 days to inspect a gun and allow you to return it within that timeframe if it has issues.

I’ve always heard good things about AYAs. Michael Yardley reviewed an AYA No. 1   for The Field back in 2008 and liked it. I guess the No. 2 is one step down from that gun.

AYA 16g No. 2 Sidelock SxS Shotgun
AYA 16g No. 2 Sidelock SxS Shotgun

AYA 16g No. 2 Sidelock SxS Shotgun: 28” barrels. 14 3/4 LOP. Choked at IC/M. 5 lbs 13oz’s. Balances and swings great. Costs 8k new ! FREE SHIPPING.

BTW: The same seller is also offering this 20g AYA No. 3, which is worth checking out.

A great looking Grulla No. 2, sidelock 20 gauge …

Grulla No. 2 20 gauge Sidelock SxS
Grulla No. 2 20 gauge Sidelock SxS

Here are all the reasons I love this little sidelock.

  • It’s a true sidelock with chopperlump barrels
  • It weighs less than 6lbs
  • It has a great looking, 14 1/2″ stock
  • It has cool, detachable locks

And most importantly, I love that this gun gives you all this for just $4,100. While that’s not cheap, it’s a ton of gun — and a ton of quality — for that kind of money.

Grulla No. 2 20 gauge Sidelock SxS
Grulla No. 2 20 gauge Sidelock SxS

Grulla No. 2 20 gauge Sidelock Ejector SxS Shotgun: Beautiful Grulla sidelock 20 gauge, 26 inch barrels, 3 inch chambers, factory choked at cylinder and improved cylinder, ejectors, well struck chopper lump barrels, double triggers with front hinged trigger, bushed strikers, and removable side plate lever, all very high grade appointments. Finish on barrels is perfect, beautifully figured wood with only a very few handling marks. Action is fully engraved and very tight on face;  bores are excellent. This light and fine little bird gun has seen very little use. The quality of workmanship on this gun is equal to guns of much higher grade, wood to metal fit, engraving, finish on metal, fit of barrels to action; excellent Grulla quality. Weight 5lbs, 14oz. Serial Number: 31155 Chambers: 3 inch Ejectors: yes Condition: excellent Metal Condition: excellent Wood Condition: excellent Bore Condition: excellent Barrels: 26 ” perfect Barrel Type: side x side Action: sidelock Triggers: two, front hinged  Stock: figured walnut Stock Dimensions: 14 1/2″ Lop Stock Comb: DAC 1 1/2″ Stock Heel: DAH 2 3/8″ Stock Cast: 1/4 in Fore End: British splinter Butt Pad: lined/checkered butt LOP: 14 1/2″ Rib: solid Weight: 5Lbs 14oz Sights: bead Choke Left: imp cyc Choke Right: cyc Price: $4,100

Grulla No. 2 20 gauge Sidelock SxS
Grulla No. 2 20 gauge Sidelock SxS
Grulla No. 2 20 gauge Sidelock SxS
Grulla No. 2 20 gauge Sidelock SxS
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