English Shotgun Inventory
"ALL SHOTGUNS HAND-SELECTED IN ENGLAND, INSPECTED BY BEST BRITISH GUNSMITHS FOR SAFETY, RELIABILITY AND FUNCTION, THEN IMPORTED."

This page updated April 22nd, 2014
Most recent updates listed as New Listing
DESCRIPTION PRICE

CHAS. OSBORNE, LONDON, BLE, 2 1/2" Nitro proved Damascus - with a stunning, stark pattern. 30" Sk1/Full. 14 3/8" moderate to highly figured wood to horn butt plate. Action has gone grey and the furniture appears to have been re-blacked not long ago. 6 1/2lbs.

Sold

Picture

$2550

WEBLEY & SCOTT, BIRMINGHAM, BLE, 2 3/4", 28" Choked IC/Mod. 14 7/8" lightly figured wood to black ebonite plate. Action has gone grey and has Southgate ejectors. 6lbs 10oz. A great versatile side by side.

Sold

Picture

$2600

W RICHARDS, PRESTON, BLNE, 2 1/2", 28" Krupp steel Choked Sk1/Mod. 14 5/8" moderately figured wood to horn butt plate. Action is tight, has a nice grey patina and third fastener. 6 3/4lbs. A good shooter ready for the field.

Sold

Picture

$1850

T. STENSBY, MANCHESTER, BLE, 2 3/4", 28" choked Sk1/Mod. 14 7/8" light to moderately figured wood to grooved butt. Action retains much of its original case colors and maintains crisp engraving throughout. 6lbs 15oz. Very clean and tidy original boxlock showing very little wear.

New Listing

Picture

$3300

COGSWELL & HARRISON, LONDON, Sidelever rebounding hammer gun. 2 1/2", 30" nitro proved Damascus (1988). 14 5/8" moderately figured wood to horn butt plate. London Best fine scroll work, moderate original case colors, percussion style fences, and of course the flawless sidelever. Swings lighter than the scale shows - 6lbs 15oz.

New Listing

Picture

$7000

Wm ATKINSON, LANCASTER & KENDAL, BLNE, 2 1/2", 30" choked IC/Full. 14 3/4" moderately to highly figured wood to black recoil pad. Action retains weak to moderate case colors and has an nice patina. 6 3/4lbs a good clean versatile boxlock.

Sold

Picture

$2500

W&C SCOTT, BIRMINGHAM, SLNE with crystal cocking indicators, Nitro proved Damascus with beautiful finger print pattern, 2 3/4", 30" robust barrels with flat filed pigeon rib. 14 3/4" moderately figured wood to large Silvers pad. Action retains strong case colors (re-newed, gas ports, crystal cocking indicators, top safety - overall very clean and tidy. 7lbs 10oz. Great pigeon or clays gun.

New Listing

Picture

$4500

GH DAW, LONDON, Non-rebounding hammer gun. Round body, back action, underlever sidelock. Sleeved my Kirk Merrington, 28" choked IC/Sk2. 14 3/8" top drawer, highly figured wood to heel and toe caps. Handsomely engraved throughout, showing little wear. Another unique action with permanent, keyed forend, percussion style fences and snap action underlever. 6lbs 14oz. An exceptionally clean vintage hammer gun perfect for a vintager's shoot.

Sold

Picture

$5000

T. WOODWARD, BIRMINGHAM, Snap action SLNE, Seamlessly sleeved - beautiful work done in England 1955, 2 1/2", Cyl/Sk2. Gorgeous 14" highly figured wood to horn butt plate. Long elegant lines frame this rare lever cocking sidelock. It features boarder engraving, cocking indicators and toggle top safety. Exceptional handling characteristics, and unique - 6lbs 7oz.

Sold

Picture

$3500

MIDLAND, BIRMINGHAM, BLE, 2 1/2", 28" choked IC/Full. 14 1/2" moderately figured wood to horn butt plate. Modestly engraved with strong case colors. Tear drop fences and Southgate ejectors round out this clean and tidy gun. It will lend itself well to the field weighing 6lbs 6oz.

New Listing

Picture

$2750

W&C SCOTT, BIRMINGHAM, BLE, 2 1/2" Nitro proved Damascus, 28" choked Sk1/IMod. 15" light to moderately figured wood to checkered butt. The action retains strong case colors, concealed Greener style cross bolt, Southgate ejectors, and bolstered fences. 6lbs 10oz.A well kept boxlock.

New Listing

Picture

$5000

W&C SCOTT, BIRMINGHAM, SLNE, 2 5/8", 26" Choked IC/Mod - re-barelled in Germany in 1927 with Bohler steel. 14 3/4" highly figured wood to Silvers recoil pad. Action has gone grey and features the classic Scott Crystal Indicator windows, and toggle side safety. 6lbs 14oz.

New Listing

Picture

$3000

GRULLA, UNION AMERA, EIBAR, SLE, Mod 215, 2 3/4", 29 1/2" choked Full/XFull - file matte concave game rib with hidden third fastener, sling swivels and ivory bead. 13 3/4" moderately figured wood to thin black plate. Action has all the bells and whistles - clipped and beaded fences, hand detachable locks, and articulated front trigger. 7lbs 2oz.

New Listing

Picture

$3000

PARKER BROS., USA PH Grade, Damascus, 2 5/8", 30" choked Sk1/Full. 14 1/4" moderately figured wood with nice fiddle back to a thin Silvers style pad. Action has gone grey and is engraved modestly. 8lbs 2oz. A good shooter.

New Listing

Picture

$1250

RUSSEL HILLSDON, CHICHESTER, BLNE, sleeved, 2 1/2", 26" choked IC/Mod. Rib marked "Royal Counties". 14 1/4" moderately figured wood to horn butt plate. Action has brushed bright appearance and is modestly banner and scroll engraved. Well balance little gun and easy to carry 6lbs 4oz.

New Listing

Picture

$1600

JOHN HARPER, BIRMINGHAM, BLNE, 2 1/2", 28" choked Sk1/Mod,flat filed rib and ivory beads. 14 1/2" lightly figured wood to a large leather covered pad. LOP without the pad is 13 1/16". Action retains strong original case colors, banner and scroll engraving and features and Greener cross bolt third fastener. 6 1/2lbs. A great field gun built by a maker famous for his work with Churchill company.

New Listing

Picture

$2200

LACOUTURE, LYON FRANCE Belgian made BLNE. 2 1/2", 27 1/2" barrels choked IC, Mod. 14 1/8" lightly figured pistol grip stock to a grooved horn butt plate. Pistol grip is fitted with an engraved metal cap.The sparingly engraved action has gone to grey and features arcaded fences, side clips, and hidden third fastener. A lovely little continetal boxlock, cased in a period canvas case. 6lbs 6oz.

New Listing

Picture

$1800

D GREY, INVERNESS, SLE, 2 1/2", 28" choked SK1/SK2. 14 1/4" with absolute top drawer wood to ebonite butt plate. London bar action sidelock with beaded fences and London best fine rose and scroll. The gun is elegant through and through. Wonderfully wieldy at 6lbs 6oz.

Sold

Picture

$7900

CHARLES LANCASTER, LONDON, BLNE, cir. 1892, 2 1/2",30" black powder proofed Damascus - perfect bores and stunning Damascus pattern choked Sk1/IC. 14 1/8" highly figured wood to grooved butt. Action built on the Beesley patent #425. Retains strong original case colors with heart warming delicate grape vine engraving beaded fences and a long slender toplever. Admire the period game counter inlaid into the comb of the stock. It was a patent taken out by Henry Thorn in 1887. He wrote under his famous pseudonym, 'Charles Lancaster' in early additions of The Art of Shooting. Outstanding balance and feel - 6lbs 6oz. In vintage case with makers lable. Classic Beasley patented, Lancaster, flat spring boxlock in outstanding condition. Great collector piece.

Sold

Picture

$3600

T BLAND, LONDON, SLNE, 2 1/2", No. 2 of a pair, 30" sleeved by Westley Richards, choked Sk2/Full. 14 1/2" light to moderately figured wood to beautiful pig skin leather covered pad. 6lbs 7oz. A good honest shooter.

Picture

$2300

BROWNING, BELGIAN, .410 Superposed with custom stock. 26 1/2" choked sk1/sk1. Custom exhibition grade stock 13 5/8" to black clays pad. 6lbs 9oz. Gun is in excellent condition.

Picture

$6800

CORTONA, ITALY PRESTIGE, O/U, single trigger, 16 bore, 2 3/4", 28" with choke tube assortment. 14 3/4" lightly figured wood enhanced with a strong fiddle back grain. Action retains virtually all original case colors and gold accents. 6lbs 7oz.

Price Reduced

Picture

$2000

FREDARIK LEIPZIG, SUHL Drilling, c.1910 16bore/7.7x72mm flanged. 2 1/2" chambers choked Mod/Full. Flat filed rib with flip up sight and claw mounts and sling swivels. 14" moderately figured wood to Silvers pad. Side lever, round body, back action beautifully engraved with vignettes of grape vine and wondering game. Movement of rifle lever reveals pop up peep sight and comb has a nicely engraved cartridge magazine. 6lbs 12oz.

Picture

$5900

GRULLA, EIBAR, SLE, 2 barrels set - 28ga, 20ga. 20ga. barrels 26" choked IC/Mod. 28ga barrels 26" choked IC/Mod. 15 1/8" moderately figured wood to Silvers pad. Bar action sidelock retains all original case colors, has arcaded fences, hand detachable locks and articulated front trigger. Housed in a top of the line aluminum Americase with canvas cover. 20ga weighs 6lbs 2oz and the 28 weighs 6lbs 14oz.

Picture

$5400

E WILSON, NORWICH, SLE, 2 1/2", 30" sleeved, choked IC/Full. 15 1/4" highly figured wood to black butt plate. Bar action sidelock, stocked to the fences and beautifully engraved. 7lbs 6oz. A fine clays or pheasant gun.

Price Reduced

Picture

$2900

V. BERNARDELLI, ITALY, HEMINGWAY,BLE, 2 3/4", 26" choked Cyl/Mod. 14 7/8" lightly figured wood to original butt plate. Greyed scalloped receiver with front articulated front trigger. A very clean and light weight gun at 6 pounds even

Picture

$1800

MERKEL, SUHL, O/U, single trigger, pistol grip, 201ET, 2 3/4", 30" ventilated rib choked IC/XFull. 14 3/4" moderately figured cheek piece stock including wood extension to recoil pad. 12 3/4" lop to end of original stock. Lovely open scroll engraving with cocking indicators and single selective trigger. 7 3/4bls

Picture

$5500

D GRAY, INVERNESS, SLE, 2 1/2", 28" choked Cyl/Full, 14 3/4" highly figured wood to brown pig skin leather pad. Action retains much original case colors, third fastener and crisp engraving throughout. Stunning gun through and through - 6 1/2lbs.

Picture

$8000

CHARLES INGRAM, GLASGOW, BLE, 2 1/2", 28" choked Cyl/Mod. 14 3/8" moderately figured wood with strong fiddle back to grooved butt. Action retains strong original case colors with crisp engraving throughout. 6lbs 9oz. Incredibly clean and tidy gun that appears to have been shot very little.

Sold

Picture

$3200

WEBLEY & SCOTT, BIRMINGHAM, BLE, 2 1/2", 28" choked IC/Full. 14 1/2" light to moderately figured wood to checkered butt. Action retains strong case colors and has Southgate ejectors. Light weight at 6lbs 5oz. and very well balanced. A tried and true design ready for the field.

Picture

$2750

BROWNING,BELGIAN, O/U, Ser# 54741, Diana grade, 2 barrel set. 26" barrels choked Sk1/Sk1 - weight 7lbs 10oz., 28" barrels choked IMod/Full. 14 1/4" moderately figured wood to original butt plate - long tang round knob. Cased.

Price Reduced

Picture

$8000

MERKEL, SUHL, Model 130, 20 bore, 2 3/4", c.1928, 26" choked IC/Full with lovely breach end engraving. 14 1/4" highly figured wood to Silvers style recoil pad. Half pistol with ebony inlaid drop point diamonds. Top drawer Germanic engraving throughout, sideclips, cocking indicators, sideplates and hidden Greener style cross bolt. 5 1/4 lbs - a glorious whisper in the hands.

Picture

$12,500

PEDRO ARRIZABALAGA, EIBAR, Bar action SLE, 2 3/4", 26" filed matte rib choked IC/IC. 14 1/4" lightly figured wood to black Kick-eez recoil pad. Action retains much original case colors and is game scene engraved with highly engraved fences. Well balanced at 6 3/4lbs.

Price Reduced

Picture

$3500

BROWNING, BELGIAN, 20 Bore, Superposed, No. 16995, round knob, long tang, single selective trigger, 26 1/2" choked .005" and .009". 14 3/8" lightly grained wood to Browning plate. Classic blacked action with open scroll engraving showing very little sign of wear. 6lbs 9oz. A very clean and tidy Superposed.

Price Reduced

Picture

$3200

PARKER BROS., USA, Straight stocked BLNE, G grade, #1 frame, 30" Vulcan steel barrels choked Mod/Full. 14 1/4" moderately figured wood. Action has gone grey. 7lbs 3oz. A rare straight stocked, steel barreled Parker from 1896.

Price Reduced

Picture

$2100

E PRESTON, DONCASTER, BLNE, 2 1/2", 30" Choked Cyl/Full. 14 1/2" lightly figured wood to black recoil pad. Action retains strong original case colors. 6lbs 12oz. A solid non-ejector ready for the field.

Sold

Picture

$2500

TRANTER BROS., BIRMINGHAM, SLE, 2 1/2", 30" Choked Sk1/Full, 15 1/8" highly figured wood with 1 1/8" wood extension stocked to the fences. Bar action sidelock gone grey with lovely game insets featuring a pair of pointing Setters and Pointers offset by full coverage London Best fine English rose and scroll. 7lbs. resting peacefully in a period case with Holland and Holland label.

Picture

$5000

CHAPUIS ARMES, FRANCE Factory New BLE Safari Express double rifle model AGEX "Brousse" in 375 H&H. 25 1/2" hammer forged, chopper lump barrels with a scope-ready 1/4 rib. Fixed rear express sight with three standing leaves marked 100, 150, and 200m. 15 1/4" nicely figured monte carlo stock to a checkered walnut butt plate. The nicely engraved pistol grip cap is fitted with a hinged compartment for night sights or extra strikers. Features a scalloped backed and highly reinforced "Blitz" type trigger plate action, finished in french grey, and well covered with english style open foliat engraving. A well rendered cape buffalo in the tall grass graces the bottom plate of this finely crafted rifle. 9lbs 10oz. Regulated at 50m with 300gr Federal Nosler Partition loads, includes factory sight-in target. Shipped in its hard plastic factory travel case and includes sling swivels. An exceptional value in a true dangerous game rifle.

Sold

Picture

$5900

CHAPUIS ARMES, FRANCE Factory new BLE double rifle model UGEX in 30.06 Springfield. 23 1/2" hammer forged, chopper lump barrels with a scope-ready 1/4 rib. Luminesent fiber optic fixed rear sight and height adjustable front sight. 15 1/4" nicely figured Monte Carlo stock to a checkered walnut butt plate. The scalloped back "Blitz" type trigger plate action is case colored and engraved with english style scroll surounding nicely executed game scenes. 7lbs 7oz. Regulated at 50m with 180gr Federal High Shock soft point loads, includes factory sight-in target. Shipped in its hard plastic factory case and includes sling swivels. Another outstanding value in a full featured and finely crafted double rifle. Call and order your Chapuis today -

Sold

Picture

$5950

CHAPUIS ARMES, FRANCE Factory new BLE double rifle model UGEX in 9.3 x 74R. 23 1/2" hammer forged, chopper lump barrels with a scope-ready 1/4 rib. Luminesent fiber optic fixed rear sight and height adjustable front sight. 15 1/4" well figured monte carlo stock to a checkered walnut butt plate. The scalloped back "Blitz" type trigger plate action is case colored and engraved with english style scroll and nicely executed game scenes. 7lbs 14oz. Regulated at 50m with 247gr RWS KS loads, includes factory sight-in target. Shipped in its hard plastic factory case and includes sling swivels. An outstanding value in a full featured and finely crafted double rifle. Call and order your Chapuis today -

Sold

Picture

$5300

CHAPUIS ARMES, FRANCE, Factory New Safari Express rifle - African PH 2, .470 cal. BLE, 23 1/2" with quarter rib ready for scope mounts. Regulated with Federal ammunition and includes actual targets used during regulation at 50m using open sights. 15 3/8" palm swell, pistol grip stock in highly figured walnut with German cheekpiece design - no shadow underline to old English style recoil pad. Sculpted receiver hand engraved featuring half deep fence floral decor with Cape Buffalo head engraved on bottom plate also includes long trigger guard and steel engraved grip cap. Includes sling swivels. Just under 11lbs. Yet another high quality, cased, Chapuis double rifle.

Sold

Picture

$11,500

Home | Guns on Hand | Archive | About Us | Contact Us | Links | Custom Cases & Repair | Ammunition | Bird Hunting


WWW.HillRodandGun.com
Hill Rod & Gun Company

The Bozeman Hotel
321 East Main Street,  Suite 422
Bozeman, Montana  59715
United States of America
Phone: (406) 585-2228  
Fax: (406) 585-2212



Copyright 2014 Hill Rod & Gun Co.