The fourth gun made by Stephen Grant in 1866 and the first centre fire. The same model was given as a birthday/Christmas present by Queen Victoria to her son, the Prince of Wales. The condition is mint. It has been nitro proofed. What a piece of history to go shooting with: original throughout, 30 inch Damascus barrels, open choke (choking had yet to be invented), crisp scroll engraving throughout, exhibition walnut stock and fore end. LOP 14 ½ inches. A valuable piece of history.£5,975
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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.
Charles Arthur Weston of Brighton, gun maker. 2 inch box lock ejector, made in 1920: one lady owner, in its original case with 250 Eley 2 inch cartridges, 26 inch nitro steel barrel, tightly choked. Average wall thickness 28 thou. Straight hand ¬¬¬¬well figured walnut stock. LOP 14 ¾ inches . An ideal lightweight 5lb 7oz 12 bore for walked up game / small bird shooting in outstanding original condition.£3,975
A very pretty understated round body back action hammer gun. Crisp classic scroll engraving. 30 inch fine twist Damascus barrels. 28 thou average wall thickness, quite open choked. Weight 6lb 10 oz. Nicely figured walnut stock. LOP 14 ¾ inches. Well balanced fast game gun. You would think it a Purdey.£4,275
An early high quality under lever 10 bore, classic dolphin hammers and scroll engraving throughout. 28 inch beautiful twist Damascus barrels, nitro proofed, 3 inch chambers. True scale highly figured walnut stock with toe and heel clips, LOP 14 ¾ inches. Weight 7 ½ lbs. A high quality very original 10 bore.£3,750
One of the finest guns ever made. Very special Robertson patented single trigger Boss OU. 28" steel barrels. Weight 6lbs. Stock length LOP 15". Case with all accessories. Please contact me for further details and price.Price on request
A late presentation hammer gun: may have been a live pigeon gun: 30 inch fine twist, Damascus nitro barrels, choked ¾ and ¾ . 2 ¾ inch chambered dolls head extension, 34 thou average wall thickness, side lock top lever action. Highly detailed deep Celtic style engraving throughout, well figured walnut stock. LOP 14 ¾ inches . weight 6lb 14oz.£4,750
A 12 bore 'Grade A' Purdey hammer gun. Very high quality finish and engraving. Highly figured walnut stock. 30" Damascus high twist barrels. Choked 1/4 and 1/2. LOP 15". Weight 6lbs 10oz.£5,750
An early rare Boss pin fire. In nice condition. No license required to purchase and can be used as a gun room display item.£975
A classic side lock bar action hammer gun, made by renowned Cheltenham gunmaker E.C. Green. 30 inch Damascus twist barrels, 2 ¾ chambers, open ¼ choked, doll’s head bite extension. Average wall thickness 27 thou . Fine English walnut stock. LOP 15 inches. Weighs 7lb. A very good all round quality shooter.£3,475
A very unique, beautifully made hammer gun by Adset of Canterbury. 32" Damascus barrels with 3" chambers. Full capped pistol grip stock with toe and heel clips. Long beaver tail fore-end. LOP 15". Weight 7lbs 8oz. One of the best hammer guns I've ever seen.£11,275
Very fine 30 inch Damascus nitro barrels 2 ¾ inch chambered open choke hammer gun: 26 thou average wall thickness, under lever: bar, side lock action with detailed crisp scroll engraving throughout. Traditional straight hand, highly figured walnut stock. LOP 14 ¾ inches . Well balanced at 6lb 10oz . W. Golden was the top provincial maker in his day. These guns were of the highest quality and ordered by royalty and society. They were very expensive. One of his most notable patrons were the family Marquis of Ripon.£3,750
A very fine pair of 20 bore lock stock ejectors made by Webley and supplied by Holland and Holland. Made just after the second world war. 28" steel barrels. Nice walnut stocks. LOP 14 5/8. One careful owner, in their original Holland and Holland case with all accessories. Guns numbered 1 and 2.£5,750
A late rare 14 bore Purdey muzzle loader. In a very nice shootable condition. In a brass-bound mahogany case, with accessories.£5,975
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.£1,575
30" Damascus barrels. Under lever action 10 bore hammer gun. Very practical wild fowling gun. Recent nitro proof. Very much a shooter.£2,975
Unique presentation deep scroll Acanthus engraving, very late round bodied back action locks with Celtic hammers. 30 inch fine twist Damascus barrels, choked ½ and ½ . Average wall thickness 30 thou, 2 ¾ inch chamber, highly figured walnut stock, full pistol grip. LOP 15 inches. Weighs 7lb 3oz. Fred Williams was a renowned gun maker to the London trade.£4,975