Probably one of the finest Purdey side lock ejector side by side ever made. Outstanding side lock ejector. Competition gun for live pigeon shooting. 30" tightly choked Whitworth steel barrels. Full wood 15" LOP stock. Beaver tail fore-end. Weight 7lbs 10oz. Contact me for more details.£37,500
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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. Gun specification measurements are approximate and are for guidance only.
These very special guns are the result of a long standing ambition to create a Homage to the finest Victorian Hammer Guns. Over the years I have rescued exceptional donor guns and with the help and skill of my team of the best traditional gunsmiths remade them to the very highest standard.I believe these guns are unique and the very best available.
An early bar wood action Westley Richards patented hammer gun in pristine condition. A very similar gun is in the Royal Collection at Sandringham. Presentation quality and very much as made. 30 inch highly figured Damascus nitro barrels with Westley Richards patented furniture. Crisp classic scroll engraving, Dolphin rebounding hammers, fabulous complete walnut stock with steel butt plate crown engraving. LOP 14 ¾ inches. Weighs 6lb 2oz. Rare, unique, one of a kind.£4,975
Manchester classic styled hammer gun with traditional features. 3inch highly figured Damascus barrels chocked ¼ and ¼. Side locks scalloped action with distinctive styled feature crisp scrolled engraving throughout highly figured English walnut stock LOP 14 3/4, weight 6lbs 14oz. Nice original condition, great game gun.£3,975
J. Parkinson of Dublin : a very good classic back action game gun. Full capped pistol grip and patented fore end in pristine condition. 30 inch fine twist Damascus barrels, ¼ inch choked, wall thickness 32 thou on average. Well figured walnut stock, LOP 14 ¾ inches with original engraved butt plate. Weight 6lb 14 oz.£4,575
Completely refurbished by Steven Grant in the late 1920s to a hammer ejector. 30inch steel barrels choked ½ and ¾ . Side-lever Hodges patent action (the very best), crisp scroll engraving throughout - including pistol caps, toe and heel clips. Highly-figured exhibition walnut stock, full pistol grip and long semi beavertail fore-end. LOP 15inch, weight 7lbs 3oz.£10,750
A fine, good value, all round (clays and game) hammer gun probably made as a competition live pigeon gun: 30 inch steel full choke barrel, broad raised top rib with cross bolt, third bite fastening, crisp scroll engraving throughout, semi pistol, dark grained walnut stock. LOP 14 ½ inches . Weight 7lb 4oz.£3,975
To be sold with the J.W. Edge. Another fine Manchester maker gun in outstanding conditon. 29" nitro-proof Damascus barrels. Complete and more or less as-made. Price £6975 for the pair.£6,975
A magnificent Purdey live pigeon hammer gun with Grand Prix De Monaco providence. 30inch tightly chocked steel barrels with hidden bite and side clips. Classic Purdey side lock action with crisp roves and engravings throughout. Traditional colour hardening exhibition French walnut stock with capped pistol grip. Weighs 7lbs 14oz. Built in 1908 for an aristocratic live pigeon shooter.£18,450
Circa 1883 W and C Scott patent lock safety hammerless action with crystal cocking indicators: 30 inch late nitro Damascus barrels, choked ¾ and ¼ , 26 thou average wall thickness, fine walnut stock. LOP 14 ¾ inches. Nice condition, provincial gun maker with unique features, an interesting, practical game gun.£1,750
Charles Hellis of London, gun maker. A nice quality top lever hammer gun, 30 inch Damascus barrels, 2 ¾ chamber choked tight ½ and ½ , side lock bar action with crisp scroll and game scene engraving, well figured walnut stock. LOP 15 inches. Weighs 7lb. A good all round clay or game hammer gun.£3,475
30 inch highly figured Damascus barrels ¼ and ¼; 2 ¾ inch choked chambers. Very rare lefthand opening. Round bodied with back action locks. Traditional rose & scroll engraving throughout. Superb highly figured straight hand stock, LOP 15inch. Gold dukel oval. Thomas Johnson of Swatham, Norfolk was a classic gun maker to the London trade. This has all the characteristics of a Purdey and weighs lbs 10oz.£4,975
Classic side lock Charles Boswell late hammer gun: top lever third bite, full detailed engraving throughout, 30 inch steel barrels, tightly choked, raised rib, highly figured French walnut stock, LOP 15 inches. Weight 7lb 3 oz.£3,750
One of the last Woodward over and unders made. Superb live pigeon gun. 30" tightly choked barrels. Classic stock and fore-end. Fine Woodward engraving with much colour. Oak and leather case. SOLDPrice on request
The finest custom Charles Boswell live pigeon gun. 30inch highly figured Damascus barrel 2 ¾ chambers, choked, tight half and ¾. Raised, filed rib, side-clips dolls head action. Finest scroll engraving throughout with long semi beavertail fore-end. Superb matched full pistol, walnut stock with fully engrave toe and heel clips. LOP 15inch. Well balanced at 8lbs 2oz.. a very fine example of a Boswell Monte Carlo Grand Prix live pigeon competition gun.£14,750
A very fine Purdey bar-in-wood, under-lever side-lock snap action (very practical). Crisp rose & scroll engraving throughout with much colour. 31inch highly twist Damascus barrels with open choke. Nitro proofed 2 ¾ chambers. Highly figured French walnut stock and fore-end, fine condition. LOP 15inch. Well balanced at 6lbs 15oz.£10,457
Classic lightweight side-lever action, traditional round bar, long top strap, and back action locks. 30inch highly figured Damascus barrels choked ¼ and ½. Period French walnut stock LOP 14 ¾. Weighs 6lbs 5oz.£4,425