Please Note…

All our fine game guns have undergone an extensive programme of restoration. All barrels have been Re-London Nitro Proofed to 2 3/4" chambers. They naturally have a practical and sensible wall thickness, fine walnut stocks and forends, have a minimum LOP of 14 1/2" and have all undergone a refurbishment of their traditional oil finish and have been skillfully re-checkered.

330) WOODWARD & SONS 12 Bore Hammer Ejector

A very fine and rare lightweight Woodward hammer ejector in outstanding condition. I know of no other Woodward hammer ejector. 28" Whitworth steel barrels. Re-London Nitro proofed 2 3/4 chambers stamped 18.8. Minimum wall thickness 24-28 thou. Choked open 1/4 tight half. Outstanding original walnut stock and fore-end. L.O.P. 14 1/2 all wood. Drop at comb 1 1/2, drop at heel 2 3/16. The gun weighs 5lbs 15oz and comes complete in a Woodward oak and leather case with all accessories. Truly desirable.

327) JAMES WOODWARD & SONS 12 Bore Over and Under Sidelock Ejector

A rare and very fine Woodward OU. In a pristine condition. Fabulous walnut stock and fore-end. Much colour hardening. 26" steel barrels. 2 3/4" chambers. London Nitro proofed, stamped 18.7. Minimum wall thickness 36-32 thou. Choked 1/4 and 1/2. L.O.P. 15" all wood. Drop at comb 1 3/8. Drop at heel 2 1/8 cast-off. The very best and finest English game shooting over-and-under complete in its oak and leather case with all accessories.

384) 12 Bore WESTLEY RICHARDS Boxlock Ejector

An outstanding early Westley Richards Anson and Delleys patent boxlock ejector. Very fine 30" Damascus barrels. Recent London Nitro stamped 18.9. 2 and 3/4 chambers. Minimum wall thickness 30/32thou. 1/4 and open choke. Outstanding walnut stock and fore-end. L.O.P. including pad 14 and 3/4. The gun weighs 6lbs 14oz.

470) PURDEY 12 Bore Sidelock Ejector

A very late fine Purdey sidelock ejector in an outstanding, as-new condition. 90% colour hardening complete with 2 sets of barrels and makers' case. 27 inch barrels, choked 1/4 and 1/2. Minimum wall thickness 37 thou. 30 inch barrels, choked 3/4 and full. Minimum wall thickness 36 thou. Highly figured walnut stock and fore end. L.O.P. 15 inches. Drop at comb 1 and 3/8. Drop at heel 2 and 1/8 cast-off. The gun weighs with 27" barrels, 6lbs 12oz. A great opportunity to purchase an as-new Purdey at a third of the current market price.

154) 12 Bore Holland & Holland Royal

A classic Holland royal side-lock ejector in very fine original condition throughout. Holland royal scroll engraving, fine Walnut stock & fore-end. The gun comes with two sets of barrels, 27" chocked quarter and half, 30" half & three quarters presented in a Holland & Holland Oak and Leather case.

187) 12 Bore Akrill Hammer Gun

30" fine twist Damascus barrels. Akrill of Beverly was considered one of the very best provincial gun makers of his time and this is clearly reflected in the unique quality of this gun in a lovely cared for condition.

217) 12 Bore PURDEY Hammer Gun

An outstanding early Purdey centre fire, classic under-lever action. Original very fine 30" Damascus barrels. Classic Purdey's in this condition are very rare and a joy to own and shoot.

316) 12 Bore Lofley Hammer Gun

30" fine twist Damascus barrels chocked. Crisp scroll engraving throughout. In excellent condition. Lofley was a provincial gun maker of the highest quality to the local gentry.

354) 12 Bore Robertson (BOSS) Box-Lock Ejector

Serial Number: 150. Dover Street London address. This fine Box-Lock was made and retailed by Boss in the 1920's, I was informed it was a family gun. 30" steel choked barrels. Crisp, traditional Boss style engraving throughout and a highly-figured Walnut stock. Very few of these guns of this high quality were sold by Boss.

229) 12 Bore PURDEY Hammer Gun

Purdey first patent snap-action Under-Lever. Re-bounding back-action locks. 30" steel sleeved barrels. Classic highly-figured Walnut stock and fore-end. This Purdey is in a very nice original, condition with crisp engraving and was probably, due to the damaged barrels, a sleeper for many years. Now, very much a shooter.

298) 12 Bore BOSS Hammer Gun

A truly superb example of a classic Boss Hammer Gun in pristine condition. 30" fine, twist Damascus Barrels, Under-Lever action, re-bounding back action locks, highly-figured full Walnut stock with toe and heel clips. Crisp SUMNER engraving throughout. This gun was made in the mid 1870's and is in a truly outstanding condition, complete in it's Oak and Leather case.

474) 12 Bore HOLLAND & HOLLAND Paradox

Classic high grade under lever Hammer Paradox. Weighing just over 7lbs, 28" steel barrels with raised file cut rib and leaf sights. This gun is in an unusually very fine condition throughout. It is is a classic dual purpose Paradox with an interesting family history and was used in Africa.

343) 12 Bore JAMES WOODWARD Hammer Gun

An early Woodward under lever back action non-rebounding lock hammer gun. Very good 30" Damascus barrels. Beautiful walnut fiddle-back stock with original steel butt plate. Beautiful serpentine engraving throughout. This Woodward is presented in a very fine, practical condition.

462) 12 Bore RIGBY Hammer Gun

Classic trigger guard opening, snap action side lock hammer gun. In a very fine condition, retaining some colour. Well figured walnut stock. 30" fine twist Damascus barrels. We are fortunate in having a similar Rigby hammer gun available. The main difference being this one does not have the acid etched barrels.

337) 12 Bore PURDEY Hammer Gun

Original 30 inch Damascus Purdey barrels. Second patent action with island back locks. Crisp original engraving throughout. Classic period fine figured walnut stock. Original Purdeys of this model and in this condition are very hard to come by.

438) 12 Bore GEORGE HIGHAN Hammer Gun

A rare and most unusual bar-in-wood rotary underlever Hammer Gun. In outstanding condition. 30 inch fine twist Damascus barrels. Original and crisp deep scroll engraving throughout. Well figured Walnut stock and fore-end, with original steel butt plate. This gun is unique and in an as-new condition. It is proof for black powder only.

436) 12 Bore STEPHEN GRANT Hammer Gun

Considered by many as the finest Hammer Gun ever built. Magnificent round bodied back action side lever opening. Highly figured 30" twist Damascus barrels. Classic highly figured Walnut stock with push-button fore end. Crisp detailed engraving throughout. A Rolls Royce of all the hammer guns, presented in its' Oak and Leather case with all accessories.

401) 12 Bore WILLIAM LEE Box Lock Ejector

A very well made, no. 2 of a pair, English box lock. 28" steel barrels with third bite cross bolt closing. Semi pistol grip, rose and scroll engraving. A very practical English game gun.

428) 12 Bore TRULOCK & HARISS Hammer Gun

An outstanding late bar-in-wood hammer gun of an exceptionally good condition. 30" steel barrels, push-button fore end. Magnificent dark marbled walnut stock. Length of pull 14 3/4 all wood with engraved toe and heel caps. Superb crisp engraving throughout. Late guns in this original condition are unique.

91) 12 Bore CARR Brothers of Huddersfield Hammer Gun

A most unusual superb quality hammer gun in a very original condition. The round bodied sidelock action is profusely engraved with a Japanese oriental theme. 27" fine twist Damascus barrels, with a uniquely engraved broad rib. The unusual stock and fore-end carries a distinct form of checkering. The triggers and hammer nipples are gold. Carr Brothers were successors to Golden who had some very important and unique foreign clients. This fabulous gun needs to be seen.

272) 12 Bore RIGBY Hammer Gun

Outstanding original 30" acid etched barrels. Underlever snap-action opening with bar side locks. Very crisp original engraving with superbly figured finest Walnut stock. This late Rigby hammer gun is in a wonderful condition and has obviously seen little use. Guns in this condition are very rare.

359) 12 Bore LINDSLEY Brothers Hammer Gun

Superb 30" Damascus barrels. Finely engraved sidelock action. Highly figured walnut stock, which has had a repair hence price. Push-buttoned fore end. A great value late game shooting hammer gun.

240) 12 Bore TURNER of Bond Street Boxlock Ejector

A beautifully made traditional Turner lightweight gun with the rare inclusion of an Ejector mechanism. 28" Steel barrels. Outstanding cutaway walnut stock with detailed scroll engraving throughout. A rare and lovely gun.

483) 12 Bore F. B. BAKER Boxlock Ejector

A very late English classic top lever box lock ejector. Original very fine 30" barrels with game choking. This gun is virtually in an unused conditon and retains crisp engraving with some colour hardening. Finely figured straighthand English walnut stock with push-rod fore end.

340) 12 Bore STEPHEN GRANT Hammer Gun

Probably The Oldest Stehpen Grant Centrefire Hammer Gun Availible. Fine London Recently Nitroed 30" Damascus Barrels. Rotary Underlever Action With Sidelock Dolphin Hammers. A Unique Classic Gun Of Very High Quality.

278) 12 Bore CHARLES OSBORNE Hammer Gun

Late Round Action With Backaction Locks. Scroll Engraving. 30" Steel Barrels. 14 3/4" Figured Stock with Steel Buttend. Snap Action Forend.

247) 12 Bore SAMUEL SMITH Hammer Gun

 A beautiful very early centre fire gun by this classic maker. In a very nice original condition. Black powder proof only.

402) 12 Bore W ANSELL Hammer Gun

A very fine push forward snap action underlever hammer gun by this noted provincial maker. 27" choked highly figured late Damascus barrels made by W W Greener (obviously a later edition). Floral engraved back-action locks with lovely dolphin hammers. A unique patent action which on opening the gun draws back the firing pins. Fine English walnut stock.

279) 12 Bore E A BALES Side Lock Non Ejector

30" Damascus Barrels. Cira 1883, W C Scott Patent Lock Saftey Hammerless Action. Crystal Cocking Indicators. Automatic Saftey. A Classic Early Hammerless Side Lock. Nice Condition. Provincial Gun Maker With Unique Features. An Interesting Practical Game Gun.

242) 12 Bore THOMAS TURNER Hammer Gun

Thomas Turner Bond Street. High Grade. Light Weight Hammer Gun. 5 3/4 Pounds. Very Fine 14 1/2" All Wood Stock Traditional Cutaway. 28" Fine Damascus Barrels Choked 1/4 1/2. In Its Original Case.