English Shotgun Inventory
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STEPHEN GRANT, LONDON, Side lever, Round body, back action, rebounding hammer gun using the Hoges patent, c. 1877. No. 2 of a pair. 29" steel barrels choked Cyl/Imod. Re-barreled by the maker between 1904 and 1924. 14" highly figured wood with heel and toe plates. This classic side lever action retains weak to moderate original case colors, fine scroll engraving and features percussion style fences and hammer noses. 6lbs. 14oz. Hammer elegance at its finest.

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$10000

COGSWELL & HARRISON, BIRMINGHAM, BLE, 2 3/4", Pigeon gun. 30" with broad flat filed rib choked .032"/.045". 14 3/8" well figured wood to soft Kick-eez recoil pad. Lovely side plate action retains much of its original case colors and features beaded fences, full coverage open scroll engraving, beaded and clipped fences. 7 1/2lbs. Cased in a modern canvas case with makers label. A beautiful gun in outstanding condion.

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$7500

SAMUEL ALLPORT, BIRMINGHAM, 500/450 BPE, BLNE. 28" steel barrels with Henry rifling and adjustable, lifting rear sight. 14" well figured wood with engraved grip cap, heel and toe plates. Moderate to strong original case colors highlight this fluted fenced Greeneresque boxlock with side safety. This unique design combines simplicity and strength with its use of a flip lever forend, Jones underlever and boxlock mechanisms. 9lbs 2oz.

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$13,000

JOESEPH LANG, LONDON, 2 1/2", Round body, back action, rebounding hammer gun - No. 2 of a pair c.1886. 30" black powder proved Damascus barrels choked Cyl/Full. Action retains moderated original case colors, elegant percussion style fences and London Best fine rose and scroll engraving. A sight to behold with outstanding balance tipping the scales at a modest 6lbs 7oz.

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$5800

PARKER BROS., USA, DH grade, #81173 c.1893, #1 frame, 2 5/8" chambers. 28" Damascus choked SK2/Full - Original barrel browning highlights the fine pattern on these clean and tidy barrels.. 14 1/4" lightly figured wood to original skeletal butt plate. Action retains strong original case colors. 6lbs 15oz. 2 5/8" drop at the heel round out this rare and original Parker.

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$5300

PARKER BROS., USA, GH grade, #98974 c.1900, no. 2 frame, 2 5/8" chambers. 30" Damascus choked Full/XFull. 14 1/4" highly figured wood to original Parker butt plate. Traces of case color with strong colors in protected areas. 7 3/4lbs, 2 3/4" drop at heel.

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WINCHESTER, USA, Model 23 Pigeon grade XTR light weight, 2 3/4", 26" choked IC/Mod. 14 3/8" highly figured wood to thin Silvers style recoil pad. Silvered action with single selective trigger. 7 1/4lbs. As new in original box.

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$2295

Thomas Turner, REDDING & NEWBURY, BLE, 2 1/2", 30" choked Sk1/Full. 15 3/4" moderate to highly figured wood with 1 1/2" well match extention. Action retains light to moderate case colors and features lovely fine London Best scroll engraving, beaded fences, terraced action and true hidden third fastener. Soaking wet the gun tips the scales at 6lbs 6oz. Remarkable for such a long gun - top drawer quality through and through.

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$3400

WESTLEY RICHARDS, LONDON BIRMINGAHM, Herronshaw, BLE, 2 1/2" 28" choked IC/Mod. 14 3/4" moderately figured wood with a good fiddle back grain to boot. Lop includes a 7/8" wood extension. The action has lovely engraving, beaded fences and obligatory top lever dolls head extension. A very clean and tidy Westley Richards leaning towards a 2" gun without actually falling on it. - 5lbs 13oz. "1 oz loads recommended" engraved on barrel flats.

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$6000

GAMBA, ITALY, 20 bore, SLE, Ambassador Executive, c.1979, 2 3/4", 28" choked Sk2/Mod. 14 1/2" highly figured wood to checkered butt. Relief scroll and game scene engraved coin finished receiver with pierced top lever and disc set strikers. Lock engraving depicts pheasants and ducks. A bulino capercaillie adorns the bottom of the action and the action is signed by Italian engraver Aldo Rizzini. Only the finest of handling marks can be found on the stock and it appears as new in its original leather case. 6 lbs 9oz.

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$18000

G. HUME, DUMFRIES, Bar action sidelock, sidelever, rebounding hammer gun, 2 1/2", 30" nitro proved Damascus choked Sk1/Sk1. 14 3/8" moderately figured wood to horn butt plate. Action retains weak to moderate case colors, and appears to relish in its embellishments - with carved fences, sidelever, and fine scroll engraving throughout. The barrels are a fine twist with good contrast. 6lbs 11 oz.

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$3600

WEBLEY & SCOTT, BIRMINGHAM, BLE, 2 3/4", 26" choked Sk1/IMod. 14 5/8" lightly figured wood to grooved butt. Action retains strong orginal case colors. Light weight and well balanced 6lbs 4oz.

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THOS. HORSLEY, YORK, 20 bore, BLNE, 28" choked Cyl/Mod. 14 3/4" highly figured wood, fine checkering, to a black recoil pad. Fine scroll engraving a great screws on an action with just traces of case colors. 5lbs 13oz. Outstanding field wand.

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$4800

Wm. FORD, BIRMINGHAM, BLE 2 3/4", 26" choked Sk1/IC. 15" highly figured wood to black recoil pad. Strong case colors, intercepting sears, hidden third fastener and fine scroll engraving firmly plant this boxlock in the quality garden. 6lbs 11oz.

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$3700

WEBLEY & SCOTT, BIRMINGHAM, 16 bore, BLE, 2 1/2", 28" choked IC/Sk2. 15 1/8" lightly figured wood to brown recoil pad which includes a 3/4" wood extension. Action has gone grey and takes advantage of the Southgate ejector system. A joy to carry at 6lbs 1oz.

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$3500

BROWNING, BELGIAN, 20 bore, Superposed, 3", 28" vent rib, choked Sk2/Full. Long tang, round knob, 14 1/4" lightly figured wood to black Browning butt plate. Classic blackened action with single selective gold trigger. 6Lbs 7oz.

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$3300

JW TOLLEY, BIRMINGHAM, BLE, 2 1/2", 26" choked Cyl/IMod. 14 3/4" light to moderately figured wood to grooved butt. Action retains strong original case colors and features Southgate ejectors. Light and quick at 6lbs 4oz.

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$2700

LIEGEOISE D'ARMS, BELGIUM, BLE, 2 3/4", 30" choked Sk1 right bore - left bore has an asortment of thin wall Briley choke tubes. 14 3/4" Prince of Wales grip, light to moderately figured wood to black recoil pad. Scroll back action features deeply carved fences, vinettes of wandering game pursued by field dogs and modest gold inlays. This fine firearm is enhanced with sling swivels. 7lbs 5oz.

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$3000

FREDERCIK WILLIAMS, BIRMINGHAM, BLNE, 2 1/2", 30" choked Sk1/Full. 14 3/8" highly figured wood to horn butt plate. Floral and scroll engraved action has gone grey and has a Greener style cross bolt third fastener. 6 lbs. 15 oz. Great clays and pheasant gun.

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$2600

BROWNING, CITORI, O/U, .410, 3", 26" vent rib with 3 invector choke tubes. 14 3/4" moderately figured wood to black recoil plate. Single selective trigger and modest engraving adorn this O/U. 6 1/2lbs.

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$2150

WJ Jefferey, LONDON, BLE, 30" choked Sk1/Mod. 14 1/2" lightly figured wood to black recoil pad. Banner and scroll engraved Webley Screw Grip action has gone grey. Furniture and barrels appear to have been reblacked not long ago. 6lbs 9oz. A good honest field gun.

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MIDLAND GUN CO., BIRMINGHAM, BLE, 2 3/4", 28" choked Cyl/Full. 14 3/4" highly figured wood which includes a 1 3/4" wood extension. Crisp banner and scroll engraving on an action with weak case colors, Greener style cross bolt third fastener and Southgate ejectors. 6 lbs. 9 oz.

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LANG & HUSSEY, LONDON, SLE, 2 3/4", 28" 2 barrel set. #1 choked Sk1/Sk1 #2 choked IMod/Full. 14 3/8" moderately figured wood to checkered butt. Bar action sidelock produced in the London best style has been faithfully restored to like new condition by Atkin Grant and Lang's gun shop. 6lbs 6oz. Cased in a modern canvas case with Lang and Hussey lable.

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$13500

EM REILLY, LONDON, BLE, 2 3/4" sleeved, 28" choked Cyl/Mod. 14 5/8" moderately figured wood to black recoil pad. This Reilly is built on a Westley Richards action and is gun #2 of a pair. The action has gone grey, has London best fine sroll engraving, beaded fences and intercepting sears. 6lbs 14oz.

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$3200

WEBLEY & SCOTT, LONDON, BLE, 2 3/4", 30" choked IMod/Full. 14 5/8" well figured wood to checkered butt. London best fine English scroll, disc set strikers, third fastener, Southgate ejectors, carved oak leaf fences and strong original case colors make this one of the finest Webley ever produced. 6 3/4lbs. A handsome gun indeed.

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$5800

T. WILD, BIRMINGHAM, BLNE, 2 1/2", 28" choked Cyl/Full. 14 1/4" moderate to highly figured wood capped with an original horn butt plate. Action retains moderate case colors and crisp engraving featuring vignettes of wandering game and an old school low tail pointing Setter. 7lbs. A great clays or versatile field gun.

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$2700

LC SMITH, USA, 20 bore, Ideal Grade, 2 3/4", 26" choked IC/IC. 14 3/8" moderately figured wood to white lined black recoil plate. Action retains weak to moderate case colors. Wood is in great shape overall - 6lbs 4oz.

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$3300

Perugini & Visini, ITALY Maestro Pigeon O/U 2 3/4", 2 barrel set 28" and 31" with assorted choke tubes. 15 3/8" highly figured wood to black recoil pad. Sideplated action custom engraved by Italian master engraver C. Tomasoni featuring bulino engraved gargoyles, dragons and grotesques with gold inlaid eyes and tongues. In addition to the single trigger locks, this package also includes an additional fully engraved matching double trigger group. 8 1/4lbs cased.

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$29,000

MEFFERT, SUHL, 16 bore, Hubertus model, 2 1/2", 30" choked Full/Full. 14" lightly figured wood to horn butt plate with cheek piece and sling swivels. Tastefully carved trigger plate action boasts low tail Setter, Duck, grouse, fox and hare. Cocking indicators, clipped carved fences, horn trigger guard, and a stunning and unusual horn grip safety round out this fine German fusil. 6 1/2lbs. A fine addition to any collection. A detailed article regarding this maker and model can be found in The Journal of the German Gun Collectors Assoc. No.16 Winter 2002, Vol 5, No.4

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$2300

W&C SCOTT, BIRMINGHAM, Black powder proofed Damascus hammer gun with rebounding locks. 2 1/2", 30" choked Full/Full. 14 1/4" moderately figured wood with nice fiddle back grain terminating at the original horn butt plate. Action retains strong original case colors and sharp engraving. 7lbs 2oz.

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$2900

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.

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$2600

FOX, USA, AE grade, 2 5/8", 30" choked IMod/IMod. 14 3/4", pinned at the head and repaired at hand, lightly figured wood to brown ventilated pad. Action retains moderate case colors and sharp engraving. 7lbs 5oz

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$1600

GRULLA, SPAIN, SLE, 2 3/4", 209-H model, 28" choked IC/Mod. 15" highly figured wood to checkered butt. Coin finished action with intercepting sears, articulated front trigger, disc set strikers, and beaded fences. 6lbs 14oz. Well built modern sidelock.

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$4800

ITHACA, NY BLNE, 2 3/4", 30" choked IC/Mod, 15" lightly figured wood to brown recoil pad. Action has strong case colors (re-newed), double triggers and cocking indicators. 7lbs 6oz.

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$800

LC SMITH, USA, 16ga. SLNE two barrel set. Both sets are 28" choked Cyl/Full 2 3/4" and Full/XFull 2 5/8". 14 1/2" lightly figured wood to brown recoil pad. Action has double triggers, strong patina and weak case colors. 6lbs 12oz.

$1400

LC SMITH, USA, 16ga. SLNE Field Grade, 2 5/8", 30" choked Sk2/Full. Pistol grip 15" lightly figured wood to brown recoil pad. Double trigger action has gone grey - a good shooter. 7lbs 3oz.

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$950

LC SMITH, USA, SLE, Model 2E, 2 3/4", 32" choked Full/XFull with ivory midsight and front bead. Straight hand stock, 13 3/4" light to moderately figured wood to red Winchester recoil pad. Single selective trigger, no safety, action has traces of case color and a rich patina. 7lbs 12oz.

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$2700

J. WHEATER, HULL, BLE, 2 3/4", 28" Sk1/Full. 14 1/2" light to moderately figured wood to grooved butt. Strong case colors and crisp engraving remain on this robust action ready for the field or clay's course. 6 3/4lbs. Joe Wheater is one of England's most beloved and successful shooters. A quick Google search will leave you smiling with his upbringing, early shooting career, WWII, the Olympics, gun shop owner and shooting instructor. In his 90's, he is one of England's living treasures.

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$3100

Wm FORD, BIRMINGHAM, BLE, 2 1/2", 26" choked Cyl/Full. 14 7/8" moderately figured wood to Silvers recoil pad. The action shows off strong original case colors, raised button safety, sharp engraving and Southgate ejectors. Excellent handling characteristics and easy to carry at 6lbs 5oz.

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$3100

BELGIAN GUILD, LEIGE, BLNE, 2 1/2", 30" flat filed matte rib choked Mod/Full. 14 1/4" lightly figured wood to grooved butt. Bolstered action has clipped fences, Greener style cross bolt and barrel extension interceptor. Modest engraving with floral engraved fences. 6lbs 10oz. A fine shooter.

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$1400

WJ JEFFERY, LONDON, BLE, 2 1/2", 28" choked Cyl/Full. 14 1/4" moderately figured to smooth butt. The action sports fine banner and scroll engraving as you would expect from this fine maker and retains much original case coloring. The action cleverly hides a cross bolt third fastener as well. Provides a comfortable feel in the hands at 6 lbs 6 oz.

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$3100

WEBLEY & SCOTT, B'HAM, BLE, 2 1/2", 28" choked Mod/Full. 14 1/2" moderately figured wood to grooved butt. Weak to moderate original case colors, disc set strikers, Southgate ejectors and the beloved Greener style cross bolt third fastener. Exceptional handling characteristics as the icing on the cake is the weight - 5 lbs 14oz.

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$2900

MIDLAND GUN CO., BIRMINGHAM, BLNE, 2 3/4", 28" choked Mod/Full, 14 1/4" lightly figured wood to grooved butt. The action has managed to protect much of its original case colors. The gun is very clean and tidy overall and appears to have seen very little use. 6 lbs 9oz.

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$2200

WEBLEY & SCOTT, BIRMINGHAM, BLE, 2 1/2", 30" choked Sk1/Sk1. 14 3/8" lightly figured wood to black butt plate. Simple stamped action retains moderate original case colors, disc set strikers and Southgate ejectors. 6 1/2 lbs.

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$1100

W ATKINSON & SON, LANCASTER, BLE, 2 1/2", 28" choked Cyl/Sk1. 14 1/2" highly figured wood to checkered wooden butt plate. Action has a lovely grey patina with week to moderate original case colors. 6lbs 6oz. A fine handling field gun.

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$2850

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.

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$6200

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.

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$2000

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

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$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

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$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.

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$6500

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.

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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.

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$7200

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.

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$10000

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.

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$1900

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.

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